Girl's Dress with Pelerine England, circa 1869 Costumes; ensembles Silk Dress center back length: 36 in. Pelerine center back length: 14 in. Sash length: 25 in. Sleeve length: 15 in. cm) eachGirl's Dress with Pelerine
Victorian Wedding dresses were sometimes white, but they were often colorful travel suits chosen to be worn on a honeymoon, or as a best dress for several years afterwards. - Wedding Dress 1899 The Victoria & Albert Museum
This dress was intended as a true day-to-evening ensemble. In addition to the altered day bodice pictured above, there is also an unaltered evening bodice. A single skirt could be worn with either bodice. Day dress Gift of the Helen Larson Estate
Evening dress Date: Culture: American Medium: silk Dimensions: Length at CB: 58 in. cm) Credit Line: Brooklyn Museum Costume Collection at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Gift of the Brooklyn Museum, Bequest of Samuel E. Haslett, 1920 Accession Number: b
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.