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CDV Boston MA | eBay

CDV Boston MA | eBay

Circa 1855-1860 dress, American. In Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art (http://www.thewadsworth.org/) where it was featured in the exhibit "Colts & Quilts: The Civil War Remembered" in 2012.

A Review of ‘Colts & Quilts’ at Wadsworth Atheneum in Hartford

In Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art where it was featured in the exhibit "Colts & Quilts: The Civil War Remembered" I wished people still dressed like this!

bodice detail of 1867 Wedding dress, made of silk satin, needle lace, cotton and whalebone strips

Wedding dress

1867 Wedding dress - Silk satin, needle lace, cotton and whalebone strips

In the Swan's Shadow: Green and black silk satin day dress, ca. 1858-60 | Smith College Historic Clothing Collection (Northampton, Massachusetts, United States)

Green and black silk satin day dress via Smith College Historic Clothing Collection, Northampton, Massachusetts.

1840 American (Massachusetts) Dress at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

America - Woman's dress ensemble with waistband sleeves - Silk satin with warp stripes, cotton and linen lining, cotton plain weave ties, baleen boning, and metal hook and eye closure

Boston lady | Flickr - Photo Sharing!  I like the few ruffles on the hem as an alternative to the fully flounced skirt.

She looks like she was a very graceful person :::::::: Antique Photograph ::::::::: Woman from Boston.

Occupation. Textile workers. Working women of the Civil War era, unusually short skirts.

Two Woman Weavers, 1860 (Merrimack Valley Textile Museum). Drawing In Illustration from A History of Wonderful Inventions (New York: Harper, n.

Dress: ca. 1855-1865, striped cotton, boned bodice, piped seams, skirt lined in linen.

striped cotton, boned bodice, piped seams, skirt lined in linen. Yet one more example of a cotton dress with darts, not gathers.

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