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    Additional Images (3) Dressing gown, c.1865–75, American, wool and silk

    Dressing gown | American | The Metropolitan Museum of Art

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    Afternoon dress, c.1850, American, silk

    Afternoon dress | American | The Metropolitan Museum of Art

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    Day dress, American, c.1862–64. White cotton piqué with black soutache.

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    Blue moire silk with lace shawl and matching parasol, c.1862

    IMGP6194 | Jonathan Walford's Blog

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    1860s, gray silk branches of patterns and flowers, trim gives illusion of bolero and vest.

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    Dress, c.1855, American, silk ballgown.

    Dress | American | The Metropolitan Museum of Art

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    Woman's day dress, c.1850, with skirt of blue silk ground with all-over black floral pattern and bodice of blue and black silk, jacquard-woven in a floral pattern, trimmed with ribbon and black silk fringe at front opening and hem.

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    C.1860 dress, finely woven wool challis, appears periwinkle in photos but is a muted royal blue; has steel stays, brass hook front closure, piping at seams, wool hem binding, some minor prior repairs to bodice; bust: 32"; waist: 25" [seems larger than average waist size for period], shoulder seam to shoulder seam: 20"; back neck to waist: 15"; sleeve circumference at widest part: 12"; sleeve length: 22"; skirt length: 42"; skirt circumference: 132"

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    Day dress, c.1850’s

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    Day dress, mid-1860’s

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    White silk satin "congress" boot with pink satin cockades, American, c. 1865.

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    Brown wool challis with floral spray print, 1860s

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    C.1860's cape

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    Evening dress, c.1865. Culture: American Medium: silk, mother-of-pearl

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    Day dress, c.1855-1865, American, silk taffeta, machine lace.

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    Occupational photo - probably haymakers, 1850s. Woman in straw hat with veil and short-sleeved dress. (From The Story of a Seamstress: Early 1860s Print Dress)

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    C.1856-1857, American, silk and cotton.

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    Printed cotton dress and capelet, American, c.1853

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    C.1855-1865, American, 2-piece day dress of beige, green & maroon printed silk with a removable lace collar and undersleeves. Trimmed with garnet-type stone & gold metal buttons and soft green fringe.

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    Litchfield Ledger, 1850s dress owned by Jane M. Wadhams Stevens, hometown Goshen CT; moved to New Marlboro MA when married to Henry Ward Stevens in 1845.

    Litchfield Ledger - Object

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    Two piece evening dress, New York, 1856-1858

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    Blue and black striped silk dress, 1850s. Charleston Museum

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    Midnight blue day dress, c.1850-1860

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    Coat, c.1863

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