Southron Creations: 1860s Fashion

Southron Creations. Wonderfully well written article on buying period accurate fabric. Love this!

Civil War Era 1860s Vtg Cotton Print 2 Piece Gown All Handsewn | eBay seller jewelryhrslvr; cartridge pleating on sleeve & skirt, lace edged cuff, waist: 23", (sleeves stuffed to show fullness); cotton voile fabric; bust: 32"l waist to hem: 42"

Starched organdy dress, 1865. Typical of mid-19th century styling, worn by Marianna Heyward (b. 1844) when she married Benjamin Walter Taylor on December 14, 1865. They had 8 children, including early 20th century artist Anna Heyward Taylor. During the Civil War, Benjamin had served as a surgeon, becoming the Medical Director of the Calvary Corps of the Army of Northern VA. Charleston Museum.


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