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Victorian Clothing

Victorian Clothing

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Lovely black wool windowpane w/really wonderful pleating on skirt! Adventures of a Costumer: 1860s Fall Dresses

Couture Historique: 1860s Fall Dresses

Found on the civil war civilian closet on facebook.

Man's Silk Striped Vest, America, 1840s, Augusta Auctions, November 13, 2013 - NYC, Lot 167

Actress Jean Aylwin in military inspired costume, possibly for ‘The Girls of Gottenburg”

Earrings - Cast Iron, German ca. 1820

1865 boots

Riding top hat: 19th century 1863 AD - 1865 AD

1866 Evening Dress The Met

Silver standing and singing bird automaton, c. 1880, with original box and key

Over the Hills and Far Away - Mother and Daughter, 1/6th-Plate Daguerreotype, Circa 1848 (by lisby1)

Fripperies and Fobs - Day dress ca. 1880-82 From the Galleria del Costume di Palazzo Pitti via Europeana Fashion

Fripperies and Fobs

Fripperies and Fobs - Robe à transformation, 1867 From the Galleria del Costume di Palazzo Pitti via Europeana Fashion

Fripperies and Fobs

Collection’s Highlight: Plaid Taffeta Waist Waist, ca. 1835-1845, cotton, silk, L: 26 x W: 10.75in. The Fenimore Art Museum, Cooperstown, New York, Gift of Dr. Janet Smith, N0141.1974.

The Clothing Project — Collection’s Highlight: Plaid Taffeta Waist ...

Fripperies and Fobs 1860 - 70

Fripperies and Fobs

Evening dress, circa 1860s. From Alexandre Vassiliev's collection. Photos from Brother at Your Side and Vassiliev's Facebook.

Dark green velvet dinner gown, 1845-1849, worn by Sarah Polk

Fashion plate, 1855

Fashion Plates and Ephemera!

Vintage Victorian 1860's Civil War Era Black Silk Bodice Dropped Shoulders | eBay. "The bodice also has a full cotton lining, and there are three stays on the front at the waist that range in size from 3" to 5". The bodice still has all of its original white glass buttons. The bust is 15" (30"). The waist is 11" (22"). The length of the sleeve from the armhole to the cuff is 21". The length from the top of the shoulder to the waist is 13".

Charles Frederick Worth Visite Paris, c. 1885 ‘Off-white silk faille; braid trimming with wooden bead wrapped by silk threads. A visite was a woman’s cape-like outdoor garment, worn in the latter half of the nineteeth century.’ From the book Fashion: The Collection of the Kyoto Costume Institute - A History from the 18th to the 20th Century by Akiko Fukai

Walking suit ca. 1870s. Two-piece visiting dress in 2 shades of gray silk faille. Skirt has short train and is worn with bustle. Triangular pocket on right side of skirt, trimmed with buttons & cord lacing, was designed to hold parasol. Indianapolis Museum of Art

Wm E Kilburn, Hand-tinted Quarter-plate Daguerreotype of a Young Woman, probably 1840s

Tinted baby in hat closeup. by Mirror Image Gallery, via Flickr

Twins - and I adore her hair - I'm going to guess late 1850s

Girl's Victorian c.1860 Taffeta Dress. I love how the buttons are incorporated into the hem trim.