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French cotton day dress, c. 1865

Afternoon dress Date: ca. 1855 Culture: French Medium: cotton Dimensions: Length at CB: 58 in. cm) Credit Line: Gift of University of Virginia Drama Department, 1977 Accession Number:

Ensemble Redfern  (1847–1940) Date: 1887–89 Culture: French Medium: wool, silk, cotton, metallic thread

Ensemble Redfern Date: Culture: French Medium: wool, silk, cotton, metallic thread. Lovely brown Victorian bustle dress and trimmings.

Wedding Dress1864The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Wedding Dress1864The Metropolitan Museum of Art (OMG that dress!)

1837 ___ Wedding Dress ___ Cotton ___ French ___ (has TWO sets of sleeves) ___ at The Metropolitan Museum of Art ___ photo 6 Oijoioi ilman noita hihoja!

Ivory silk bengaline wedding gown, French, 1860. Open V-neck...

Ivory silk bengaline wedding gown, French, Open V-neck boned back lacing bodice with points, short sleeves with lace on net bell, trimmed with bands of satin ribbon & lined in muslin. wide train with applied hem band of Van Dyke.

Detail of gorgeous 1850 French cotton dress, Metropolitan Museum...would like to see this fabric in modern summer dress.

Detail of gorgeous 1850 French cotton dress, Metropolitan Museum.would like to see this fabric in modern summer dress.

Dress Date: ca. 1862 Culture: French Medium: silk Dimensions: Length at CB (bolero): 19 in. (48.3 cm) Length at CF (skirt and bodice): 55 1/...

1862 Culture: French Medium: silk Dimensions: Length at CB (bolero): 19 in. cm) Length at CF (skirt and bodice): 55 in. cm) Credit Line: Gift of Katharine S.

It’s easy too picture a charming Southern belle wearing this amazing Civil War trained linen gown from 1860.  Of course, this would require proper undergarment. Besides its obvious loveliness through, what’s most interesting about this dress is that it’s two-piece.

It’s easy too picture a charming Southern belle wearing this amazing Civil War trained linen gown from Of course, this would require proper undergarment. Besides its obvious loveliness through,.

ca. 1863

1863 Culture: French Medium: silk Dimensions: Length at CB: 63 in. cm) Credit Line: Purchase, Judith and Ira Sommer Gift, 1999 Accession Number:

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