American Civil War Era Wedding Gown in ivory silk. The sweeping skirt has a crinoline lining, with a beautiful double box pleated waistband, a back hook eye closure, and a turned hem. Worn over a hooped petticoat
Outfits and items that belonged to Sissi, aka Empress Elisabeth of Austria. Elisabeth married Emperor Franz Josef of Austria and lived miserably ever after with him.
Moire Silk Wedding Gown, ivory faille having boned boatneck bodice with double lace neckline ruffle over cap sleeve, full skirt decorated with lace swags and deep lace hem band.
An 1855 evening ensemble with an elaborate flounced skirt decorated with flowers and stripes. The introduction of the cage crinoline in the allowed skirts to reach enormous sizes. It also saw a vogue for horizontal stripes which echoed.
Civil War period silk day dress, from the Vintage Textile archives. Similar to the dresses Laura Towne wore as a cosmopolitan woman.
Wedding gown, ca. Ivory silk faille two-piece gown with a boned and stayed bodice with fashionable deep hem points, and piped at the neckline, armscyes, and double box-pleated waistband. A pleated tulle bertha accented with silk velvet ribbons that r
Wedding dress of ivory figured silk with second evening bodice, England, Figured silk trimmed with silk fringe, buckram stiffening. Identifier to Creation date 1857 Spatial keyword England