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    1860s embroidered pale lilac silk gauze

    French silk, 1861

    plaid silk dress civil war era fashion

    1860s silk gown

    American navy blue and cream striped silk dress (circa 1854). Pre-Civil War, this dress displays the full gathered skirt worn over a hooped crinoline. Portrait neckline with interesting shawl-like collar. Minimal trim - just along the collar and the hemline of the 3/4 length sleeves

    ca. 1860

    Dress, Hirsch & Cie, ca. 1910-15. Three-piece purple or lilac gown with long-sleeved bodice, deep V-neck, belt, and skirt. Belt or waistband is pleated and has bow. Amsterdam Museum

    ca. 1860

    Muslin day dress

    Turquoise Embroidered Silk Party Dress circa 1950s - Dorothea's Closet Vintage

    "Plaid taffeta dresses were almost a fashion uniform in the 1850s-1860s. The dress was styled to be worn as shown in the picture; or else with button-on lower sleeves.

    1865, British, Made of silk

    Evening Dress- 18th Century

    (circa 1848) Wonderful pale pink silk moire ballgown with sweep hemline. Extremely fitted bodice, pointed "v" waist, off-the-shoulder neckline, scalloped cap sleeves, ivory tulle and lace band around skirt bottom dotted with black velvet baby ribbon bows. Back lacing.

    1860 Ball Gown

    Wedding Dress 1870, American, Made of silk

    PRINTED VOILE DAY DRESS, 1860s

    Dress, France, circa 1780-1785. Embroidered pekin, silk. Inv. 29796 Musees des Tissus et des Arts Decoratifs de Lyon

    1860

    1920 LAVENDER LACE AND SILK VINTAGE WEDDING DRESS

    blue silk