1840-1849 Maternity dress and pelerine; cotton printed in dark green, brown, tan, blue and red plaid. Dress, high neck, open front, drawstring high waist, slim sleeves, full skirt. Self pelerine.  ”During pregnancy, women could wear less structured garments for leisure at home. However, boning and corsetry were expected outside the home. This dress, gathered with drawstrings in both bodice and skirt, accommodated the changing body.”  Via Kent State University Museum.

1840-1849 Maternity dress and pelerine; cotton printed in dark green, brown, tan, blue and red plaid. Dress, high neck, open front, drawstring high waist, slim sleeves, full skirt. Self pelerine. ”During pregnancy, women could wear less structured garments for leisure at home. However, boning and corsetry were expected outside the home. This dress, gathered with drawstrings in both bodice and skirt, accommodated the changing body.” Via Kent State University Museum.

Augusta Auctions, April 2009 Vintage Fashion and Textile Auction, Lot 122: Madras Day Dress, 1840s

Augusta Auctions, April 2009 Vintage Fashion and Textile Auction, Lot 122: Madras Day Dress, 1840s

1840-1849Brown, beige, black dress of woven silk ikat, stripes and ikat checks. High neck, fastens front to waist, full skirt, dropped shoulder, ruffle at upper arm sleeve shaped with fullness at elbow, narrow cuff, trimmed with brown and plaid ribbon on outside edge

1840-1849Brown, beige, black dress of woven silk ikat, stripes and ikat checks. High neck, fastens front to waist, full skirt, dropped shoulder, ruffle at upper arm sleeve shaped with fullness at elbow, narrow cuff, trimmed with brown and plaid ribbon on outside edge

Printed fine wool tabby, trimmed in cream braid, piped neckline shaped in a shallow, rounded v, fitted, boned, narrow shoulder flanges from shoulder to front point at waist, waist piped, sleeves have hook & loop closure at cuff, accented with horizontal banding at elbow, back hook & eye closure, skirt has pocket at PR front, lined in cotton.

Printed fine wool tabby, trimmed in cream braid, piped neckline shaped in a shallow, rounded v, fitted, boned, narrow shoulder flanges from shoulder to front point at waist, waist piped, sleeves have hook & loop closure at cuff, accented with horizontal banding at elbow, back hook & eye closure, skirt has pocket at PR front, lined in cotton.

Dress, ca. 1860-65. Silk satin, batavia twill, and taffeta; mechanical lace, and double braiding. Four pieces: jacket or day bodice, evening bodice, skirt, and peplum or over-skirt. Museo del Traje

Dress, ca. 1860-65. Silk satin, batavia twill, and taffeta; mechanical lace, and double braiding. Four pieces: jacket or day bodice, evening bodice, skirt, and peplum or over-skirt. Museo del Traje

A printed delivery/nursing maternity robe to make sure your visit during and after the hospital is comfortable and stylish. This robe will make you feel beautiful through all of motherhood's transitions. With the gorgeous hues, feminine design, and lightweight material, you can have a beautiful piece to keep cool in.

Black Floral Lace Trim Delivery/Nursing Maternity Robe

A printed delivery/nursing maternity robe to make sure your visit during and after the hospital is comfortable and stylish. This robe will make you feel beautiful through all of motherhood's transitions. With the gorgeous hues, feminine design, and lightweight material, you can have a beautiful piece to keep cool in.

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