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    Embroidered silk sheer, probably American, 1860-65; high bodice of soft gathers, band collar, yoke shirred front and back, narrow sleeves, pleated skirt with self hem. The dress is trimmed in ruching on the yoke, armscye, sleeves, skirt. MET

    Caraco + skirt Date: 1770–90

    Skirt c.1915-1918 linen

    Skirt Date: 1915 Culture: American Medium: wool

    Pelisse trimmed in black velvet, c 1790 (back)

    Skirt Date: 1913–14 Culture: American Medium: wool

    Swiss body, shown over a very bad shirt, but it's a very interesting dress.

    1863-1864 Gold silk 2-piece tea gown with black & blonde lace trim.

    1865 Dress. I love the ribbon and flowers along the bottom of the skirt.

    1870 Skirt trim on wedding ensemble

    Straw and horsehair bonnet with silk trim, American or European, ca 1860s. MET

    amazing detail for a draped skirt (and lovely hints of the seaming on the upper skirt portion, too, in this photo, as well as lining) Green Riding Habit, circa 1875, American (detail)

    Front view of horsehair straw bonnet with silk trims, American, ca 1853-1854. MET

    1873-79 skirt trim

    I love that trim!

    whenasinsilks: Skirt and jacket, silk, 1860-65, American.

    Very cool trim

    1865 Military Style The original page lists this as ca. 1855-65, however the two-piece coat sleeve and elliptical skirt indicate a date closer to 1865.

    1858. Evening bodice that is part of the three piece set of skirt, evening bodice and basque.

    Peignoir Date: 1860–65 Culture: American Medium: cotton Dimensions: Length at CB (bodice): 13 3/4 in. (34.9 cm) Length (skirt): 41 1/2 in. (105.4 cm) Credit Line: Gift of M. Winifred and Beatrice F. Hyslop, 1960