no link - Civil War Photo, Little Girls Party Dresses
Handstitched dress, taffeta with brocade velvet, 1860. (Belonged to Empress Carlota of Mexico?) Collection of Museo Nacional de Historia, Castillo de Chapultepec. Photos: Omar Dumaine, via Instituto Nacional de Antropología e Historia (link: http://www.inah.gob.mx/multimedia/hilos_mnh/moda_femenina/moda_femenina.html). CLICK FOR LARGER IMAGES.
Pink silk spencer with front opening and turn down collar, applied decoration of pink satin rouleaux loops with 5 rouleaux strips at wrist and 2 rows at lower edge, collar piped in silk, 3 layers of `leaf' decoration on epaulettes over straight sleeves;
Huge Oak shop fitting cabinet from menswear store in Paris. C Features 50 graduated drawers - 45 glass fronted. Called in France - Shirt meuble de magasin. I would use it as a shoe cabinet, to keep them free of dust and on sight!