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The Metropolitan Museum of Art - Dress 1860s
Circa 1860-1864 evening dress, British. Low body, deep front point; double short sleeve; bertha neckline; box pleats and directional pleats in skirt. Trim is box pleated ruched ribbon between a blonde lace and a black lace; singular on bertha neckline and sleeves, doubled on skirt. Via The Met. civil war era fashion
Civil War Ball Gowns For Sale | Ooh, I love that box pleated trim! 1860–64 British silk dress
Dress 1860 64
1860s tan evening dress with contrasting trim
Wedding Dress Boué Soeurs (French) Date: 1927 Culture: French Medium: linen, cotton, silk
Dress, Evening House of Givenchy (French, founded 1952) Designer: Attributed to Hubert de Givenchy (French, born Beauvais, 1927) Date: 1964–65 Culture: French Medium: silk
1904 Silk Dress, closeup ~ Metropolitan Museum - The Costume Institute
1887-1891 beaded silk dress, American. Label: "Duval and Egan, 16 West 23rd St. New York." Via MMA.
Emile Pingat dress ca. 1860 via The Costume Institute of the Metropolitan Museum of Art
Checked cotton dress, American, 1840-45.
Evening dress ca. 1842 via The Costume Institute of the Metropolitan Museum of Art
American House Cap (circa 1860) made of silk. An earlier version of the cap worn by ladies when relaxing at home. This one is delicately embroidered and adorned with a ribbon
French Dress, late 1860's. I like the simplicity of the color against the beauty of the lace.
1860 dress. Oh my goodness!! Look at that waist!
British cream wool with blue soutache trim, 1860's
Wedding Dress Date: 1858–59 Culture: American Medium: silk Dimensions: Length at CB: 13 7/8 in. (35.2 cm)