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Civil War Era clothes

1800-1825 Block printed petticoat with blue and red flowers attached to thin vertical stems set on quilted diamond pattern. Interior lined with white cotton.

The Henry Ford Costume Collection: 55.139.1 EM02A55_139_1D.JP2

Silk satin dress, ca. 1865-70, in gray-blue. Boned bodice has square neckline trimmed with ivory silk satin ribbon, red silk velvet ribbon, and Valenciennes lace. Same trimming is repeated on sleeves. Closes in front with 4 pearl buttons. Bodice lined in cotton. Skirt shows transition from full crinolines to flat fronts and bustles. Museo del Traje

Ribbed silk visiting dress with pelerine, ca. 1865. Three-piece chestnut satin with woven gold horizontal rib. Bodice with silk-covered faux front buttons over hook & eye closures, straight bottom, sleeve. Matching pelerine with scrolling leaf pattern soutache in chestnut with striped brown and white. Skirt pleated at waist for fullness, glazed cotton lining. Whitaker Auctions

Majestic Civil War Era Two Piece Dress blockquote>A marvelous classic circa 1865 lady's two piece golden russet colored silk faille dress. The stayed bodice is lined with a tan polished cotton, has front darts, a hook and eye inner cinch waistband and eight original fancy metal buttons at the front closure. Piped at the neck, drop shoulders, waist and cuff hems. A center seam V back construction with a deep split tail. The wonderful full pagoda sleeves are lined and faced in a white silk. A

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Confederate Militia Uniform Worn by Capt. Peyton N. Hale, Co. F"Grayson Dare Devils", 4th Virginia Inf., Killed in Action at Bull Run

Wedding Dress 1885, American, Made of silk