Dress, ca 1845, wool, L: 53in. The Fenimore Art Museum, Cooperstown, New York, Gift of Laura MacElroy, N1366.1943.

Collection’s Highlight: Woman’s Dress This piece is a classic style. This dress is built to hold the very restricted body shape. This shape require a corset that would tighten the breast.

Dress 1844 The Metropolitan Museum of Art

American silk, plaid dress, c. length at CB: length at CF: hem circumference: gift of Art Worker's Club, 1943

1844-48 Purple, blue & white plaid dress.  Probably American.  Look at the use of the plaid on the bias.  Also, a slight v-neckline.

Dress, materials not listed (appears to be silk), probably American. Metropolitan Museum of Art accession no.

Unique red dress silk with red velvet ruching detailing at the elbows and as a faux collar on the bodice.  Horizontal tucks further enhance the bodice.  Gathered full skirt and tightly cinched waist.  Wide, shallow neckline, typical of this era (circa 1845-49) the Met Museum

ornamentedbeing: Period Garment: Red Silk w/ Red Velvet Trim Oh my my. If possible I have a new favorite dress.

Court dress ca. 1828

Romantic Era Court dress Date: ca. 1828 Culture: probably German Medium: silk, metal Dimensions: Length at CB: 52 in. cm) Credit Line: Purchase, Gifts from Various Donors, 1983 Accession Number:

Dress: ca. 1860-1863, American, silk.

Dress Date: Culture: American Medium: silk Dimensions: (a) Length at CB: 16 in. cm) (b) Length at CB: 46 in. cm) Credit Line: Gift of Mrs.

Morning Dress 1840s The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Morning Dress 1840s The Metropolitan Museum of Art (OMG that dress!)

Dress, Morning Date: ca. 1840 Culture: American Medium: cotton Dimensions: Length at CB: 55 in.