DINNER OR STREET DRESS, 1860-1865, Godey's Fashion Plate. THIS dress is made with a double skirt, and a very full box-plaited flounce sewed at the bottom of the dress. The material of the dress is a very rich black silk; the flounce, trimming of the body, the bows and sash are of purple moiré antique.
PLAID SILK TAFFETA DAY DRESS, 1850s 1-piece, brown, blue, red & green, chocolate brown silk trim & velvet ribbon, huge pagoda sleeves w/ lace undersleeves, B 35", W 28", L 53", Sh-Sh 18", (few small pin holes) good.
Woven plaid, American, c.1860s. High bodice with inset waistband, shell buttons and functional buttonholes, open sleeves with flounce at amscye and finished with flounce at bottom. Skirt gauged or gathered. AUGUSTA AUCTIONS
1860's Plaid Silk Ballgown Dress | eBay Fabric has a white, black, red and light mauve plaid pattern. Bodice has short flared cap style sleeves decorated with white and black silk trim. Trim has attached silk balls. Front of the bodice is trimmed with gold silk balls. Neck, armscyes and waist are piped. Bodice lined wt cotton & has back hook and eye closure. Skirt fully lined wt cotton & attached to the waist wt cartridge pleating. Bust 31 Waist 24 Skirt length 37 Width at hemline 140.