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Silk satin dress, ca. 1865-70, in gray-blue. Boned bodice has square neckline trimmed with ivory silk satin ribbon, red silk velvet ribbon, and Valenciennes lace. Same trimming is repeated on sleeves. Closes in front with 4 pearl buttons. Bodice lined in cotton. Skirt shows transition from full crinolines to flat fronts and bustles. Museo del Traje

Silk satin dress, ca. in gray-blue. Boned bodice has square neckline trimmed with ivory silk satin ribbon

Top: Child's dress, 1865. Bottom: Portrait of Emily Tucker at age four, 1864…

Top: Child's dress, Bottom: Portrait of Emily Tucker at age four, wearing the same dress ~ De Young Museum.

Civil War Nursing Work Dress

FROM ORIGINAL PINNER: Civil War Nurse Dress. This is a typical work dress made of cotton with a calico print. Notice the blood stains on the fabric, all of which have been tested positi.

Detail of a dress worn by Queen Victoria,1837

Dress worn by Queen Victoria at her first Privy Council meeting at Kensington Palace, 20 June The black silk has changed colour due to the chemical compound of the dyes © Royal Collection

1850s Evening Dress via Kerry Taylor Auctions

Evening Dress Kerry Taylor Auctions such a beautiful gown.

1840's

Victorian Brown Cotton Print Dress or Wrapper - what a cozy fall dress.

Confederate Sack Coat Uniform 1862, American, Made of cotton and wool

Uniform: Confederate Sack Coat Uniform American, Made of cotton and wool

A fine striped taffeta bridal gown and bonnet, circa 1845, of grey and ivory silk with wine foliate stripes, Kerry Taylor Auctions

(a very good way to hide the bride's face!) A fine striped taffeta bridal gown and bonnet, circa of grey and ivory silk with wine foliate stripes, Kerry Taylor Auctions

American Civil War Era Mourning Dress c.1860 civil war  era fashion

Mourning Dress: ca. silk taffeta with polished cotton lining, finished with velvet piping, wool binding. Possible maternity gown

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Jane Eyre, photo by Jennelise

Civil War Beaded Bag Antique Americana by VintageStarrBeads, $175.00

Civil War Beaded Bag Antique Americana by VintageStarrBeads,

Circa 1850-1860 blue and white dress

Museum Rotterdam [unknown province] cream and blue a la disposition cotton sheer dress, circa

Civil War Quilt

This was a Thangles block of the month quilt, which was done in Civil War fabrics. My first try at a scalloped border, which wasn't as hard as I anticipated it would be.

Wedding dress, 1841

Wedding dress Place of origin: England, Great Britain (made) Date: 1841 (made) Artist/Maker: Unknown (production) Materials and Techniques: figured silk satin with net and lace trimming Credit Line: Given by Miss H.

Turkey Red Quilted Petticoat - French c. 1840

Turkey Red Quilted Petticoat - French c. 1840 Inside out. Notice the turned over waist