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Dress: 1841-44, American, cotton.

Afternoon dress, ca. MMA More of those gathers. But she likely would have had it in a light green.

Afternoon dress ca. 1845 via The Costume Institute of the Metropolitan Museum of Art

Afternoon dress Date: ca. 1845 Culture: American Medium: silk, cotton Dimensions: Length at CB (a): 16 in. cm) Length at CB (b): 41 in.

1840 American (Massachusetts) Dress at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

America - Woman's dress ensemble with waistband sleeves - Silk satin with warp stripes, cotton and linen lining, cotton plain weave ties, baleen boning, and metal hook and eye closure

Wedding dress (image 2) | England | 1841 | silk satin, net, lace | Victoria & Albert Royal Museum | Museum #: T.17-1920

Wedding dress

Wedding dress Place of origin: England (made) Date: 1841 (made) Artist/Maker: Unknown Materials and Techniques: figured silk satin with net and lace trimming

Dress (image 3) | American | 1840s | silk, cotton | Metropolitan Museum of Art | Accession Number: 2008.19

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:

Afternoon dress, ca. 1843; cotton  Metropolitan Museum of Art C.I.45.68.28; Gift of Art Worker’s Club, 1945  The extensive ruching on the bodice of this dress is similar to the more subdued gathering often used at the center front of both day and evening dresses of the period.  At the same time, the large tucks on the skirt and the light materials look forward to the lingerie dresses of the early twentieth century.

Culture: American Medium: cotton Dimensions: [no dimensions available] Credit Line: Gift of Art Worker's Club, 1945 Accession Number: