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Godey's Magazine - suspenders 1860s
Suspenders or Braces were the perfect gift for a young lady to embroider for her fiancé, or for a wife to create for her husband. The image on the right shows an 1853 design for braces. During the 1850's & 1860's woolwork on canvas was most popular style.
Godey's magazine - Google Books. Interesting description of a work dress transition from indoor work to outdoor work.
Godey's Magazine - Google Books
Godey's Magazine - Google Books Another example of what a garibaldi blouse actually looked like
1859 Godey's Magazine - Google Books
Greenberg: Godey's Lady's Book: Fashion: Practical Dress Instructor
The Fashion Jacket ~ Godey's Ladies Book, 1864
1861 - Chemise pattern Godey's Magazine - Google Books civil war era fashion
Jan 1859 Godey's Magazine
Fuschia velvet bonnet! Godeys
December 1860 - Brides - Godey's Lady's Book
Traveling Reticule August 1859 Page 105 Godey's magazine - Google Books