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Day dress, 1870-80 From the Mode Museum Little early for the period I want to do, but I like it.

Cotton Dress 1845–65 American. I am thinking wrapper with self fabric belt and closed down the front

1870's. there are several good dress pictures in this Flickr album.

1870's dressing gown. I have one VERY similar to this in the Myrna Colley Lee Collection

10-11-11 This 1860-65 petticoat features whimsical eyelet embroidery with birds, the form of which is inspired by folk embroidery, and fruit on the vine.

Dress \ ca. 1840 \ American \ silk

I am thoroughly smitten with the deeply saturated hue of this crimson Victorian dress from 1879.

Wedding dress, ca. 1870. Irish. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Brooklyn Museum Costume Collection at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Gift of the Brooklyn Museum, 2009; Ella C. Woodward Memorial Fund, 1922 (2009.300.1664)