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Two-piece dress, Sweden, 1865. Pink silk moiré with white bobbin lace on machine-made tulle and white silk tulle. Hallwylska museet, Sweden

Two-piece dress, Sweden, 1865. Pink silk moiré with white bobbin lace on machine-made tulle and white silk tulle. Hallwylska museet, Sweden

These dresses were made for the Society of Martha Washington Colonial Pageant and Ball in Laredo, Texas. And they are generally worn by 17 year old girls. Because no one else has a waist that small!