Two piece dress, c. Black and white print cotton in vertical floral pattern. This is a ready-made example of easily laundered dresses (they were called "wash" dresses), that could have been purchased at a local store or through mail-order catalogs.
Visiting Dress, circa Two-piece gray silk faille. Boned bodice covered in pleated black chiffon with sequins and crystal beads. Sleeves puffed front and back, ruffled collar. Skirt lined in polished cotton with velvet hem band.
Summer seaside dress, circa Two-piece light blue chambray with self-fabric belt, tiny mother of pearl buttons on front. All pieces are inset with navy blue embroidered white cotton bands. Via Augusta Auctions.