I love this blue one....http://madameguillotine.org.uk/category/fashion/

Ball gown Date: ca. 1860 Culture: American (probably) Medium: silk, cotton Metropolitan Museum of Art

Edwardian wedding gown with a simpler silhouette

Edwardian Wedding Gowns

As the Edwardian era progressed, the high necks got lower and the silhouette became simpler and less full. Edwardian wedding gown with a simpler silhouette

Second Day Dress  1894-95 United States  A second day dress was worn for celebrations the day after a woman was married.  There could also be third, fourth, fifth, etc day dress.

Second day dress, A second day dress was worn for celebrations the day after a woman was married. There could also be third, fourth, fifth, etc day dresses.

Circa 1855-1860 dress, American. In Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art (http://www.thewadsworth.org/) where it was featured in the exhibit "Colts & Quilts: The Civil War Remembered" in 2012.

A Review of ‘Colts & Quilts’ at Wadsworth Atheneum in Hartford

In Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art where it was featured in the exhibit "Colts & Quilts: The Civil War Remembered" I wished people still dressed like this!

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