Back view of green silk dress. Notice slightly diagonal seam of gored skirt.

Dress (Met Museum) Date: Culture: American Medium: cotton, wool, silk Dimensions: Length at CB: 53 in. cm) Credit Line: Gift of Miss Ruth Lathrop Sikes, 1950 Accession Number:

Grey silk satin gown - 1840s (Shows slight bustle effect at back.)

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ca. 1863 French, blue silk brocade dress with black trim & buttons.

Silk Dress Date: ca. 1863 Culture: French Medium: silk Dimensions: Length at CB: 63 in. cm) Credit Line: Purchase, Judith and Ira Sommer Gift, 1999 Accession Number: Metropolitan Museum of Art

1840's shot silk

Dress of green changeable silk, sold at Augusta Auctions in the Tasha Tudor Historic Costume Collection Sale, Nov 2007

Worn by Laura Phillips in Chapel Hill, 1847.  Collections of the NC Museum of History, Accession number 1923.5.5

Fringe Friday! 1847 plaid taffeta dress with fringe and tassels! #cw150 #costume

Worn by Laura Phillips in Chapel Hill, Collections of the NC Museum of History, Accession number

Grey silk dress, American (1840s) Metropolitan Museum of Arts.  Beautiful wide, shallow neckline.  Shirred & smocked bodice.  The upper sleeves are also smocked.  Tightly gathered waist falls into a full bell-shaped skirt.

Dress Date: Culture: American Medium: silk, cotton Dimensions: Length at CB: 51 in. cm) Credit Line: Purchase, Judith and Ira Sommer Gift, 2008 Accession Number:

Emerald silk day dress with plaid shaw, circa Metropolitan Museum of Art NOTE: Notice the decorative gathering in the lower bodice.

1841–45 | European | green silk dress
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