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Burnt Orange from the 1860s!
Wendy, I wonder if we can alter my red ball gown to look like this?????
Visiting dress Date 1865–68 Culture British Medium silk Metropolitan Museum of Art
Dress 1865-1868 The Metropolitan Museum of Art civil war era fashion
Dress, Visiting James McCreary and Co., N.Y. Date: ca. 1889 Culture: American Medium: silk, cotton Metropolitan Museum of Art Accession Number: C.I.57.48a, b
Callot Soeurs (French, active 1895–1937) Date: ca. 1927 Culture: French Medium: silk, metal
American House Cap (circa 1860) made of silk. An earlier version of the cap worn by ladies when relaxing at home. This one is delicately embroidered and adorned with a ribbon
Dress, Visiting Date: 1888–89 Culture: French Medium: silk, glass, cotton Metropolitan Museum of Art Accession Number: 1976.208.4a, b
Evening dress ca. 1842 via The Costume Institute of the Metropolitan Museum of Art
Checked cotton dress, American, 1840-45.
Evening dress Date: 1867–68 Culture: American Medium: silk Accession Number: C.I.59.35.5
Dress Date: 1860s Culture: American or European Medium: silk Dimensions: [no dimensions available] Credit Line: Gift of Miss Irene Lewisohn, 1941 Accession Number: C.I.41.170.3a–c
Dinner Dress c. 1855.
Visiting Dress, 1865-1868, BritishMet Museum