Antebellum Dresses

Research for artwork Day dresses like these would have been worn by Mrs. Donoho while managing her hotel and caring for her children. There are also many lovely ballgowns such as those that may have been worn by her and guests at her balls and formal events in the mid 19th century.


Antebellum Dresses

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Green silk dress with two bodices, 1860s. Evening bodice has pleated green satin ruffles and rosettes and closes in back with green silk lacing trimmed with green silk tassels. Day bodice trimmed with pleated satin and green satin rosette; lined with cotton; front hook and eye closure. It has long pointed front and back; lined with cotton. Skirt has long back sweep and is fully lined with cotton. Ensemble includes separate belt that has center back peplum. Via fiddybee/ebay.

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Summer Sheer Cotton Dress, ca. 1850

In the Swan's Shadow: Summer Sheer Cotton Dress, ca. 1850

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1850's gown worn by women of the planter class

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c.1850 Victorian Fashion

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Silk gauze evening dress, c. 1855-60 | In the Swan's Shadow

In the Swan's Shadow: Silk gauze evening dress, c. 1855-60

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1850 Dress via The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

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Summer sheer cotton dress, ca. 1848-52 | In the Swan's Shadow

In the Swan's Shadow: Summer sheer cotton dress, ca. 1848-52

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Victorian 1850 Pink Wool Challis Hoop Skirt Dress | eBay

Victorian 1850 Pink Wool Challis Native American Eye Dazzler Hoop Skirt Dress

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TEAL WOOL DAY DRESS, 1850s

In the Swan's Shadow: TEAL WOOL DAY DRESS, 1850s

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TEAL WOOL DAY DRESS, 1850s

In the Swan's Shadow: TEAL WOOL DAY DRESS, 1850s

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TEAL WOOL DAY DRESS, 1850s

In the Swan's Shadow: TEAL WOOL DAY DRESS, 1850s

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TEAL WOOL DAY DRESS, 1850s

In the Swan's Shadow: TEAL WOOL DAY DRESS, 1850s

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Gail Carriger: Dress, 1855-1858, France. Les Arts Decoratifs.

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A ROYAL BLUE SILK DAMASK GOWN LATE 1850S EARLY 1860S One piece, the bodice pointed and with pleated detail to sloping shoulders, the bell sleeves with net insets ands with separate matching undersleeves and associated white gloves worked in blue-purple 25.5in. (64.7cm.) waist Christie's Auction House

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1850s Silk Dress: Silk taffeta with silk galloon, cotton-serge lining, whalebone, metal hook and eye closure, and self-fabric bow and ribbon ornament. Via Museum of Fine Arts Boston.

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Wedding Ensemble with Evening Bodice, 1857

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Wedding Ensemble with Day Bodices, 1857

Ephemeral Elegance | Wedding Ensemble with Day and Evening Bodices,...

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Circa 1850 dress.

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Ensemble Date: 1856–59 Culture: American Medium: silk Dimensions: (a) Length at CB: 54 1/2 in. (138.4 cm) (b) Length at CB: 14 in. (35.6 cm) Credit Line: Gift of Mrs. L. S. Van Inwegen, 1953 Accession Number: C.I.53.67.1a, b

Ensemble | American

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Date: ca. 1858 Culture: American Medium: silk Dimensions: Length at CB (a): 20 1/4 in. (51.4 cm) Length at CB (b): 46 in. (116.8 cm) Credit Line: Gift of The New York Historical Society, 1979 Accession Number: 1979.346.55a, b

Dress | American | The Metropolitan Museum of Art

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Date: ca. 1858 Culture: American Medium: silk Dimensions: Length at CB (a): 20 1/4 in. (51.4 cm) Length at CB (b): 46 in. (116.8 cm) Credit Line: Gift of The New York Historical Society, 1979 Accession Number: 1979.346.55a, b

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