Afternoon dress Made and worn by Ora Baily McCuthen, a concert pianist in San Diego. She was the daughter of James O. Baily, one of the first men to discover gold in the Julian area and one of the founders of Banner, California.
- England - Girl's dress of white muslin embroidered from the hem with a floral design in coloured wools. The dress has a high-waisted bodice, vertically-gathered puffed sleeves and a trained skirt. Muslin embroidered in wool (V Museum)
Romantic Era This is another example of a 1830 hand-embroidered silk taffeta dress with large gigot sleeves. Thin silk and taffeta was used a lot during the Romantic period. Elaborate embroider hand done.