brown wool `Amazone' or riding habit, circa 1835-8, the one-piece gown with triple row of satin covered buttons to the bodice, broad collar, the sleeves with pleated mancherons, elongated skirt for riding side-saddle, lined in brown cotton

brown wool `Amazone' or riding habit, circa 1835-8, the one-piece gown with triple row of satin covered buttons to the bodice, broad collar, the sleeves with pleated mancherons, elongated skirt for riding side-saddle, lined in brown cotton

1840s day dress  I like when they include the hair.  It gives a whole picture.

Show at the Phoenix Art Museum Medieval-ism: Fashion's Romance with the Middle Ages. Unknown American or English designer. Changeant silk taffeta with silk laces and metal tips. Via Phoenix Art Museum. Photo by Ken Howie.

Dress, 1830-33. Block printed Cotton. American Textile History Museum in Lowell, Massachusetts

American Textile History Museum in Lowell, Massachusetts (Could this be the "Lowell Mill Girl" dress?

Dressing Gown, American ca. 1855 wool, silk

Needs sash to use as wrapper. Dressing Gown Date: ca. 1855 Culture: American Medium: wool, silk Accession Number: The Metropolitan Museum of Art - Dressing Gown

1861-64

The fabric on this silk dress is beautiful. From the Metropolitan Museum of Art collection.

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