ORIGINAL CIVIL WAR ERA DAY DRESS c.1860s VICTORIAN - Visit to grab an amazing super hero shirt now on sale!

ANTIQUE CIVIL WAR ERA DAY DRESS c.1860s VICTORIAN

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It's made of buff or gold silk/wool challis embroidereda disposition. Though rare and beautiful, the embroidery is NOT what I find most exciting about this rare dress! It looks like whoever made it up from the pre-cut pieces was larger than the pattern allowed. | eBay!

ANTIQUE CIVIL WAR ERA DAY DRESS c.1860s VICTORIAN

It's made of buff or gold silk/wool challis embroidereda disposition. Though rare and beautiful, the embroidery is NOT what I find most exciting about this rare dress! It looks like whoever made it up from the pre-cut pieces was larger than the pattern allowed. | eBay!

Southron Creations: Anatomy of a Civil War Ball Gown

Southron Creations: Anatomy of a Civil War Ball Gown - Visit to grab an amazing super hero shirt now on sale!

1864-65 3-pc dress, Buff or gold silk/wool challis embroidered a disposition. Embroidery is incredible lush cartouches with polychrome floral motifs combined with jade green chain-stitched faux lace mingled with white florals and dots. Dress was made larger from the pre-cut pieces than the pattern allowed. Old darts were elegantly filled in and fabric was added at the sides to enlarge the dress.  Polished cotton lining, hand sewn.

ANTIQUE CIVIL WAR ERA DAY DRESS c.1860s VICTORIAN

1864-65 3-pc dress, Buff or gold silk/wool challis embroidered a disposition. Embroidery is incredible lush cartouches with polychrome floral motifs combined with jade green chain-stitched faux lace mingled with white florals and dots. Dress was made larger from the pre-cut pieces than the pattern allowed. Old darts were elegantly filled in and fabric was added at the sides to enlarge the dress. Polished cotton lining, hand sewn.

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A civil war uniform-inspired bodice. Note the off-set frogs to the wearer's left, and detail stitching on the sleaves.

MODA FEMMINILE DA GIORNO 1860

4 Prints Civil War Era Reproduction Photos Women in Plaid Dresses

EXCEPTIONAL CIVIL WAR ERA HAND SEWN SKIRT W RICH EYELET SWEEP in Clothing, Shoes & Accessories, Vintage, Women's Vintage Clothing, Pre-1901 (Victorian & Older) | eBay

EXCEPTIONAL CIVIL WAR ERA HAND SEWN SKIRT W RICH EYELET SWEEP in Clothing, Shoes & Accessories, Vintage, Women's Vintage Clothing, Pre-1901 (Victorian & Older) | eBay

1860's Exotic Fern Plaid Green Black Dress | eBay seller svpmeow1; bust: 32"; waist: 22"; length: 40"; hem width: 120"; at later date - cartridge pleats removed, gathered loosely and sewn to twill tape ribbon & side seam sewn closed, front waist band damaged, many small holes & some tears, black lace on sleeves is original, ivory lace is from 1900s, some underarm stains

Exotic Fern & Plaid Green/Black Dress in Clothing, Shoes & Accessories

Shimmering 1860's Gold Silk Moire Antique Dress | eBay

Shimmering 1860's Gold Silk Moire Antique Dress | eBay

Lavender Plaid Dress c. 1860;  vivid, crisp silk taffeta in purple, lilac, green, cream and black, fully lined in light brown polished cotton and bound at the hem with wool hem tape. Armscye, double-pointed waist and neck piped.  little ribbon knots on the shoulders;pagoda shape sleeves with lilac piping and black lace trim |In the Swan's Shadow

Lavender plaid taffeta day dress, ca.

Day dress ca. 1860s. Black silk with silver and blue embroidery. Trimmed with blue silk and black lace. Lori Knowles (private collection)

Another one I would love to do with an astronomical theme. Black silk with silver and blue embroidery. Trimmed with blue silk and black lace.

by gwendolyneugenie, via Flickr

Nicely done coats & bonnets

Awww.... why don't all the ladies still dress like this!!! Civil War fashion show

Civil War fashion show

1860 extant lavender gown w/ green trim- sleeve trim

1860 extant lavender gown w/ green trim- sleeve trim. I own this beautiful gown too!

Dark brown dress with separate skirt and bodice. Brown fabric is printed silk with a small floral decoration. Full skirt that shows signs of being taken out at one time and readjusted. Skirt is accompanied by two bodices.

In the Swan's Shadow: Silk day dress, early Civil War Era Dress

1860 sheer 3piece dress for day and evening wear. I wonder how much yardage this took...I have some cotton that is almost identical.

1860 sheer 3 piece dress for day and evening wear. Could maybe use this as part of a music history lesson

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