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Skirt hem, c. 1850 dress, probably worn by teen girl, full length skirt but bodice with yoke is typical of children's dresses; all hand sewn, bodice lined with cotton twill, front hook & eye closure; boned under bodice, skirt fully lined iwth cotton, wool hem braid; cartridge pleated; wool weft and cotton or linen warp

Skirt hem, c. 1850 dress, probably worn by teen girl, full length skirt but bodice with yoke is typical of children's dresses; all hand sewn, bodice lined with cotton twill, front hook & eye closure; boned under bodice, skirt fully lined iwth cotton, wool hem braid; cartridge pleated; wool weft and cotton or linen warp

1850s dress of finely woven wool challis, showing pleated waist from outside. Ebay seller lllliborg. Very deep polished-cotton hem facing and wool braid at bottom of skirt.

1850s dress of finely woven wool challis, showing pleated waist from outside. Ebay seller lllliborg. Very deep polished-cotton hem facing and wool braid at bottom of skirt.

A blue and white striped silk day dress with navy velvet trim, ca. 1865. Kerry Taylor Auctions/Artfact

A blue and white striped silk day dress with navy velvet trim, ca. 1865. Kerry Taylor Auctions/Artfact

Dress Date: ca. 1870 Culture: British Medium: silk Dimensions: Length at CB (a): 21 1/2 in. (54.6 cm) Length at CB (b): 46 in. (116.8 cm) Length at CB (c): 31 1/2 in. (80 cm) Credit Line: Catharine Breyer Van Bomel Foundation Fund, 1980

Dress Date: ca. 1870 Culture: British Medium: silk Dimensions: Length at CB (a): 21 1/2 in. (54.6 cm) Length at CB (b): 46 in. (116.8 cm) Length at CB (c): 31 1/2 in. (80 cm) Credit Line: Catharine Breyer Van Bomel Foundation Fund, 1980

DIY "Harry Potter" Style Soaring Candles - perfect for your Halloween Porch decor! | Livemaster - Spooktacular Halloween DIYs, Crafts and Projects - The BEST Do it Yourself Halloween Decorations

DIY "Harry Potter" Style Soaring Candles - perfect for your Halloween Porch decor! | Livemaster - Spooktacular Halloween DIYs, Crafts and Projects - The BEST Do it Yourself Halloween Decorations