Two piece dress, c. Black and white print cotton in vertical floral pattern. This is a ready-made example of easily laundered dresses (they were called "wash" dresses), that could have been purchased at a local store or through mail-order catalogs.
Ladies’ Mourning Toilette designed with four patterns, including this one: Ladies’ Basque, Over-Skirt, Sprung Collar and Half-Circle Skirt. Illustration is from the April 1894 issue of The Delineator magazine.
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