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- Vestido de noche , 1850 . Seda brocada , algodón , lino . Museo de Arte de Filadelfia ./tcc/

1850 Philadelphia Museum of Art - Collections Object : Woman's Dress: Bodice, Skirt and Underbodice silk brocade, cotton/linen lace

Mid to late 1850’s

Since we help to host three Civil War balls in the South Carolina Upstate, we often get questions about what a Civil War ball dress loo. - Visit to grab an amazing super hero shirt now on sale!

From "Stitches of the Past" blog, appears to be based on CDV photo, seamstress altered armhole and side seams

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Dress    Date:      ca. 1865 by greyz

Dress Date: ca. 1865 Culture: American Medium: cotton Dimensions: [no dimensions available] Credit Line: Gift of Mrs. Mackay, 1967 - Visit to grab an amazing super hero shirt now on sale!

purple silk ball gown with day bodice

purple silk ball gown with day bodice

Lauren R's (American Duchess) dressmaking talents strike again with this beautifully constructed antebellum day dress - wonderful!

Love the colors --- Lauren R's (American Duchess) dressmaking talents strike again with this beautifully constructed antebellum day dress - wonderful!

Ruffles on hem and sleeves.  if i make that red ballgown for Christmas, i ought to make a day bodice! But I'll need an updated bonnet!

Red was a completely acceptable color for ladies. The myth that red was only worn by women who were not ladies (ahem.) is a myth. There are many, many descriptions of red dresses in fashion magazines.

Hem trim option for my ball gown

4 Prints Civil War Photos Ladies Dressed in White

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