This would be so nice to recreate for a Civil War Era reenactment. She is Beautifully posed and dressed, very obviously from a well-to-do Family. CDV measures approx. 3 3/4" X 2 1/2", and is still in Quite Good condition, especially given the age. | eBay!
Crinoline Day Dress: Day dresses were either separate bodices or one piece. The necklines were typically high and it was fashionable for plaid prints to be used. Most were cinched at the waist then flared out due to the crinoline hoop.