Day dress, 1855

Skirt, 1850-1860

Dress Date: 1864–65


Dress 1851, American, Made of silk

(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.

Teal Wool Day Dress, 1850s, Augusta Auctions, April 8, 2015 NYC

1855 Dress, American.

Afternoon dress ca. 1905. Gray silk brocade with a polka dot pattern. Bodice has gorgeous ivory lace, soutache braid, hem braid and brass and gudapercha(?). Gored skirt has appliquéd ruffle panels. Vintage Martini

Augusta Auctions, March/April 2005 Vintage Clothing & Textile Auction, Lot 583: Figured Silk Day Dress, 1858-1862

ca. 1855-65. Polychrome silk taffeta Drawing pictures and decoration printing Ribbons with ikat. Museum of Costume, CIPE, Madrid. Courtesy: ...

Augusta Auctions 1890

1855 American Dress front view

Day dress, Mary Worley, St. Paul, MN (attr.), ca. 1875. Blue & teal silk taffeta in one piece. Apron-draped bodice with center front self-button closure, Sleeves are full length, two-piece coat sleeves with box pleated cuffs. Hem of bodice apron is Van Dyked (dagged). Minnesota Historical Society

Alternating stripes of sky blue satin & white faille: skirt w/ pleated trim, day jacket, Emile Pingat 1870s-80s.

1860 Day Dress

Dress ca. 1860

Deep red silk and ivory grosgrain princess-line evening dress with ivory machine lace and pleated cream silk satin trimming (back), 1874-79.

ON LAYAWAY Bottle Green Silk Bodice circa late 1800s - Dorothea's Closet Vintage