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1870s Fashion

Ballgown, the Netherlands, ca. 1870-75. Silk trimmed with satin, 2 pieces. Bodice has low, oval neck, very short, tight sleeves, empire waist, and trailing queue; white cotton lining. Skirt has pleated linen waistband, closing behind with hooks & eyes. Vertical ruffles sewn onto lower half. Mode Museum, Antwerp, via Europeana Fashion

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Day dress ca. 1870 From the Kent State University Museum Pinterest

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Late 1870s, Journal Des Dames et Des Demoiselles

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Evening dress, 1871From the Fashion Museum, Bath on Twitter (Fripperies and Fobs)

Evening dress, 1871From the Fashion Museum, Bath on Twitter

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Blue striped cotton gauze day dress from 1874 | Fashion Museum Bath via Fripperies and Fobs

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Dress 1870, American, Made of silk taffeta

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Walking suit, 1870s. Two-piece visiting dress in 2 shades of gray silk faille. Indianapolis Museum of Art

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