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Mode 1850s

Mode 1850s

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"Town dress ca. 1855 FRANK HORVAT PHOTOGRAPHY via the Musee Galliera"

Dress made for Queen Victoria in 1851

The Mill House: Victoria & Albert - Art & Love....

evening dress, 1850-52, US, the Met Museum - love the fabric!

French evening dress with swing motif, c.1850-55 (via). “This evening dress of about 1850, with its bodice deeply pointed at the waist, pleated sleeves trimmed with fringe and figured ribbons, and full, bell-shaped skirt, exemplifies the opulence of Second Empire France (1852-70). The fabric itself, a Jacquard-woven silk produced in Lyons, reveals the derivative nature of mid-nineteenth-century textile design, which often used elements

Wedding Dress, 1857. England.

Wedding dress | V&A Search the Collections

This dress was originally made circa 1760 but redesigned in the mid 19th century in a more contemporary style.

Dress worn by Queen Victoria to the opening do the Crystal Palace, May 1, 1851, and a dress thought to be worn by Victoria, Princess Royal ca. 1850-52

Evening dress, ca 1855 US, Kent State

Ballgown, ca 1850’s-60’s

Evening Dress 1857, American, Made of silk ~~~~~ This dress was worn by Mrs. James Bonner Collins, to a White House Reception for James Buchanan (1791-1868). Its elegance is enhanced by the unique inclusion of a plain stripe textile in the pleats of the skirt. These vertical stripes help elevate and elongate the already eye-catching gown.

Pre Civil War Soft Plaid Taffeta Dress A delightful circa 1855 to 1860 lady's one piece irridescent taffeta dress of a pretty soft olive green, shades of mauve and an accent of pale blue. The lined bodice has a two dart construction and stays at the center and sides. A front hook and eye closure, piped drop shoulder seams and waist. A fine ruched accent to the neckline and front opening with lovely complimenting ruched and ruffled short sleeves trimmed there and at the front in green velvet b

Embroidered red and black antebellum Southern Belle style evening gown circa 1850

Dress, Morning \ ca. 1852 \ American \ cotton

1850's dress

Side view of silk w/linen, cotton wrapper, American, ca 1850. Magnification shows trim stitching on one side only; sleeve fabric shows piecing. MET

1858-60 Dress Detail. Notice the ruching detail along the inside of the pagoda sleeves. Someone gave a lot of thought to the minutia of this dress.

Day dress 1853-54

Day dress, 1850’s US, Kent State

Wedding Dress silk 1851

Dinner Dress 1855-1859


Dress Date: ca. 1857 Culture: European Medium: silk

Dress 1857 The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Dress 1855 The Los Angeles County Museum of Art