aqua stripe organdy dress by pseitas, via Flickr. The fabric has an aqua blue floral and stripe pattern. The background has a white windowpane [woven] pattern... The bodice has pagoda style sleeves that are edged with aqua blue and white lace. The bodice is lined with cotton. The sleeves and skirt are unlined... there is no waistband on the skirt... It is all hand stitched. Bust 34 Waist on bodice 28. Skirt length 46 Width at hemline 176 inches.
Cotton plaid day dress and matching shawl, c. 1850; blue, brown & white cotton gauze; bell sleeve with ruched cap, trimmed in blue ribbon, cotton twill interior boned corset; skirt lined in blue cotton; bust: 32"; waist: 22"; length: 54". Some thinning of gauze, wear to sleeve edges & underarms.
Two-piece dotted white cotton dress ca. 1860s. Bodice has round neckline and short puffed sleeves. Neckline and sleeves trimmed with crocheted lace. Piped neck & armscyes. Bodice has button closure and is lined with cotton. Unlined skirt has cartridge pleating at waistline; bottom ruffle trimmed with lace. Separate sash. fiddybee/ebay
Walking ensemble ca. 1880s. Woolen jacket, skirt, cape. Snugly fitted, boned bodice with wide collar, high neck, front closure inside & out. Lapels and cuffs of low-lustre ribbed silk satin. Smooth-front skirt with pleated back. Skirt & cape lined. Cape has deep flounce at neckline of ribbed silk satin & black bow closure with long streamers. Maire McLeod/Ruby Lane