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  • Mi

    1871-1873 cotton dress, Manchester Art Gallery.

  • Katerina Miller

    1871 Dress Culture: English Medium: cotton, silk, gauze White cotton gauze woven with blue stripes, and narrow red, green, black and yellow stripes, in silk. Two piece. Bodice lined with white silk. V neck, front fastening. Three quarter sleeves. Frill at waist. Neck trimmed. Bust padded. Separate skirt pleated at sides, fastening to left. Frilling at hem. Separate short over skirt fastening centre back. Trimmed with frills.

  • Lynette Edsall

    How might your ancestors have dressed in the 1870s?

  • Tyler Wilson

    Afternoon Dress | c. 1873

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