Dress  Date:     ca. 1862 Culture:     American Medium:     cotton, wool Dimensions:     Length at CB (a): 14 1/2 in. (36.8 cm) Len...

Dress Date: ca. 1862 Culture: American Medium: cotton, wool Dimensions: Length at CB (a): 14 1/2 in. (36.8 cm) Len...

A magnificent light blue silk 1860s crinoline two piece evening gown. The skirt has a short train and is embroidered in white with classical motifs, the bodice has similar embroidery and is trimmed with lace. The colour is still fantastic , the overall impression is of a piece of Wedgewood.

A magnificent light blue silk 1860s crinoline two piece evening gown. The skirt has a short train and is embroidered in white with classical motifs, the bodice has similar embroidery and is trimmed with lace. The colour is still fantastic , the overall impression is of a piece of Wedgewood.

Wedding gown, American, 1868. Cotton gauze with satin belt, cotton corset cover, and petticoat.  Via Kent State Univ. Museum.

Wedding gown, American, 1868. Cotton gauze with satin belt, cotton corset cover, and petticoat. Via Kent State Univ. Museum.

Ensemble Date: ca. 1869 Culture: American Medium: silk Accession Number: 1984.594a–d

Ensemble Date: ca. 1869 Culture: American Medium: silk Accession Number: 1984.594a–d

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