Calico Work Dress, 1860s View More Civil War Era cotton work/day dress. This one piece dress is entirely hand sewn from a fabulous calico print in warm reds, oranges and browns; see close-up photos for details. This dress features dropped shoulders and one piece military style sleeves with wide elbows and narrow wrists but is not piped anywhere.
PARIS LABEL SILK AFTERNOON GOWN, c. 1880. 3-piece mushroom silk faille elaborately decorated with scallops, braiding and tassels, semi-boned peplum bodice with self buttons and lace trim, trained skirt having deep hem ruffle above pleats with matching overskirt, petersham stamped "Maison du Bon Marche Paris".