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1860s embroidered dress
1860s embroidered pale lilac silk gauze dress
Lovely Civil War Era Embroidered Lilac Silk Gauze Gown
Evening Dress, Evening Gown, Splendid Evening Dress Design, Fashion Designer, Evening Dress Designer, Miracle Gown Date: ca. 1853 Culture: French Medium: silk, cotton, lignette
Emile Pingat dress ca. 1860 via The Costume Institute of the Metropolitan Museum of Art
This gown is a perfect demonstration of the fact that ladies usually chose LOUD color and design combos for their wrappers! This one is so fun!
Dress (Ball Gown) Date: late 1860s Culture: European Medium: silk, cotton. www.metmuseum.org...
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
Afternoon Dress (American) late 1860s silk
At the Met: I'm racking my brain on this one. Is it a pelerine or is the bodice constructed with it as an exaggerated bertha? I've so got some one to make this for.
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
Dress Date: 1860s Culture: American Medium: silk Accession Number: 1979.346.97a–c Metropolitan Museum of Art
Date: ca. 1860
ca. 1860. This is so similar to the dress I just received from Kay Gnagey!
Bonnet Date: ca. 1860 Culture: American or European Medium: silk Dimensions: [no dimensions available] Credit Line: Purchase, Irene Lewisohn Bequest, 1971 Accession Number: 1971.242.4