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    How might your ancestors have dressed in the 1850s? #genealogy #familytree #clothing

    Dress Date: 1845–49 Culture: American or European Medium: silk

    Dress 1845, European, Made of silk

    Dress 1837 silk met

    Circa 1879 dress, American

    Dress

    Dress, ca. 1845.

    Ensemble: Dress 1775, American, Made of silk

    Dress Date: ca. 1885 Culture: American Medium: silk, rhinestones, metal

    1750-1799 - 18th Century French Robe in Pale Pink and Floral Striped Silk. Museum deaccessioned from the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Lovely stripped silk robe in pale pink with self fabric covered buttons at the collar. Beautiful lace up front with boned interior (three bones remaining). | eBay

    Evening dress, 1850-52 US, the Met Museum

    Walking ensemble Date: 1887–88 Culture: American or European Medium: silk, glass Accession Number: 1978.295.10a–c The Metropolitan Museum of Art

    Afternoon dress

    1850 dress

    Dress, Afternoon Date: ca. 1888 Culture: American Medium: silk, linen, cotton

    French Dress - early 1870's - reflects the romanticism of Renoir paintings. This summer dress would have been worn for afternoon tea or reception.

    Dress 1863, American, Made of silk

    American 1850-2

    Red & Ivory Silk Court Dress, Russian, c. 1900. (Front View)

    Silk Chiffon gown by Aidan Mattox

    Wedding Dress American, ca. 1860