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Queen Alexandra when Princess of Wales, 1864. (detail) Franz Xaver Winterhalter (1805–1873) Image via the Royal Collection, UK.

Emma Ekwall-Maria Dominica Ricci, c. 1854 (detail)

After the Ball (detail) - Alfred Stevens

Countess Barbara von Castiglione (detail) Friedrich von Amerling - 1858

Mary Todd Lincoln earrings circa 1860. Gold Enamel and diamond

This gold diamond suite jewelry piece belonged to Mary Todd Lincoln, wife of President Lincoln.

Mary Todd Lincoln's bracelet. So beautiful!

Mary Lincoln's brooch and other jewelry is currently on display at the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Museum through November.

Siddie Boltz -(between 1861 -1865) cross front dress

Countess Varvara Alekseyevna Musina-Pushkina Franz Xavier Winterhalter - Date unknown Repository Unknown Image via the Athenaeum

In the Swan's Shadow: Brooch designed by Prince Albert for his wedding to Victoria

In the Swan's Shadow: Cameo set consisting of necklace and multiple brooches French, about 1840

Chatelaine or Chatelain - Chatelaine's Antiques and Appraisals Magazine Place of origin:London, England (made) England, Britain (made) Date:ca. 1850 (made) Artist/Maker:Banks Durham, Joseph (maker) Materials and Techniques:Cut steel Credit Line:Given by Mrs Gilbert Russell Museum number:M.10:1 to 9-1971 Gallery location:Jewellery, room 91, case 19, shelf C

The back view is very interesting back opening was very unusual see how it is concealed by pleats

The sleeve detail is lovely

Antique Victorian 10K Yellow Gold Enamel Pearl Slide Charm Wedding Bracelets | eBay

Antique Victorian Jewelry Bracelet. Scottish Agate. Heart Padlock. Sterling. Carnelian.

Pearl necklace with baroque floral design, European, 1860-65. Part of a jewelry set, along with a pair of pearl pendant earrings with screw backs.

Victorian earrings

Paisley was IN during the war era and this lovely wrapper sure has the paisleys!

What a sweet picture! Not only is this a beautiful wrapper, but she has a lovely apron petticoat showing under it. I have a beautiful old remnant of cloth like this that I'm going to make an apron from too... once I make my wrapper. :D

Even though this is a little later than my era, I love how this exemplifies the wild colors and fine handwork that went into wrappers!

Wowie zowie! Lots of appliqued fabric and fringe! She must have had fun making this one.

I have a friend who had cloth specially woven in India just so she could replicate this wrapper!

I love this color scheme