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The unidentified woman was probably wearing her best dress when she posed for photographer "Tyler" of Boston. http://forgottenfacesandlongagoplaces.blogspot.com/2013/05/fashionable-friday-civil-war-era-boston.html

The woman in this photo is wearing a Swiss Belt. This belt was cut wide with a triangular piece in front. This was a popular accessory of the Crinoline era.

1861 Day dress from Godey's magazine. This is one of those dresses which I think qualifies as belonging on their ACW era runway. I don't see this as a common fashion.