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Photograph of a Lady and her Gentleman. Her dress has a gathered bodice with open sleeves, full undersleeves and pleated skirt. Gent wears extra fine frock coat and trousers, bow tie, c. 1860s
Civil War era lady with great dress, undersleeves and holding her hat.
Early War lady with great dress, undersleeves and holding her hat. NOTE; TABS O SLEEVES
A couple posing for picture
Love the added touch on the lady's sleeves.
Wedding Dress Date: 1858–59 Culture: American Medium: silk Dimensions: Length at CB: 13 7/8 in. (35.2 cm)
civil war era lady in dress and jacket with quilting
I love her hat/hair adornments with this outfit!
this was the common women ware because the dress is what was accepted for a women and was made to let her work.
Image 1 of 2: 1854–56; British, silk. Length at CB (a): 21 in. (53.3 cm) Length at CB (b): 44 in. (111.8 cm)
civil war era undersleeves, open
"Dress, two shades of purple. Date: late 1860s Culture: American (probably) Accession Number: C.I.41.58.3a, b" The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Diamond print dress
CDV Civil War Lady Day Dress Shawl of Boston by LangdonsListPhotos, $4.00
Womens Dresses from 1850's to 1880's. About 1/10 of the photo's from a disc I bought at a Civil War Re-enactment What a nice dress
Civil War: 1860s fashion. #genealogy #CivilWar
Afternoon dress, silk, 1860's. Grey with purple accents, side view revealing trim on sleeve, could very well be a half mourning outfit. In storage at the Met