Indigo dyed cotton w/ yellow printed leaf & stem pattern & white resist leaf veins; mandarin collar, bodice gathered from F & B yoke to wide waistband, CF opening w/ hand buttonholes, side pan- els, L shaped sleeves, very full gathered ankle length skirt; bodiced lined in natural linen; CB 55.5" Date 1867-1869, ca.
Blue indigo striped day dress, ca. 1860s. Wool blend with shaped and curved sleeves, front jet button closure, trimmed in black velvet on bodice & skirt. Tight cartridge-pleated back, fully lined in brown buckrum. Carolyn Forbes Textiles/ebay
Woven plaid, American, c.1860s. High bodice with inset waistband, shell buttons and functional buttonholes, open sleeves with flounce at amscye and finished with flounce at bottom. Skirt gauged or gathered. AUGUSTA AUCTIONS
A: Bodice - Purple cotton with white and purple paisley print; roller print; off the shoulder neckline; long sleeves with three ruffled tiers; hook and eye closures on back; boning sewn into lining; fabric gathere vertically in front and back B: Skirt - long, full, plain skirt; gathered at waist; new waistband of white linen tape
Challis Gown C 1860'S | eBay seller arlava100; printed challis with pagoda sleeves, dress has wear, repair & slight alterations to size, some period repairs, some later, particularly at waistband & hooks & eyes; repair at underarms & light staining; bust: 38"; waist: 32", length from neck to hem: 61"; hem circumference: 134"
Long pagoda sleeves are bias-cut and pieced; sleeve diameter is 12" at bottom edge. Sleeves are trimmed with two rows of gray-blue gathered ribbon and lined with basted-in undersleeves. Gathered skirt is sewn into piped waist of bodice. Skirt has been shortened; the original hem, which is now turned under, is bound with wool braid and faced with brown polished cotton.