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I feel like my alt.heimers is kicking in on this one, but I love the loud plaid and it would be a marvy 1950's dress if you took off those awful sleeves! Plaid silk dress, British, ca. 1830.

Black, satin-striped silk. American, mourning, 1850s. MET NY. [Or perhaps a really nice black silk dress.]

1864-65, American, Met Museum. "Cotton, wool, silk" - peculiar labelling, since the dress is clearly not primarily cotton.