Blue Civil War Era Dress Blue & Black Promenade Ensemble: What a striking color combination. This civil war era dress was beautifully constructed. The bust is the waist is the skirt length in front is 47 and the skirt around the bottom measures
white organdy dress two piece summer dress. Bodice has rows of ruching and inserts of Val lace, unlined with front button closure. Armscyes and shoulders are piped. Neckline, front opening & sleeve cuffs trimmed with lace.
The Civil War was the most divisive war in American history. In the early the United States experienced a growth of nationalism and unity, but it was replaced by sectionalism, leading to the Civil War.
1864 Culture: French Medium: silk Dimensions: Length at CB (a): 15 in. cm) Length at CB (b): 7 in. cm) Length at CB (c): 65 in. cm) Length (d): 19 in. cm) Credit Line: Gift of The New York Historical Society, 1979 Accession Number: