Collection Items

1855-1865, Purple Cotton Dress
Hand sewn, well-worn and faded red violet cotton dress with tan and white vertical print design. Bodice has jewel neckline and long full barrel sleeves gathered into dropped shoulders with armscye piping at sleeve cap. Sleeves tightly gathered into…

1855-1865, Silk Striped Dress
Piped round jewel neck bodice with center front opening to waist with 15 hook and eye closures. Two darts on each side of front bodice from waistline seam and extending in V-shaped toward bust of garment-boning missing from 3 darts. Bottom of bodice…

1855-65, Brown Wool Dress
Brown wool challis with floral spray print in pink, red, green, white gold and tan.

Bodice with round piped jewel neckline and center front button opening to piped waistline seam with nine 3/4" floral motif metal buttons and hand worked buttonhole…

1855-65, Brown Wool Floral Print Dress
Dark brown wool challis screen printed floor length dress with horizontal bands of geometric floral motif in tan, blue and red/orange.

Bodice with round piped neckline and center front opening to waistline has 11 goldstone(see notes) buttons and…

1850-1852, Boy's Dress
Blue horizontally ribbed silk boy's tunic/dress has natural neckline with no collar, long 2-piece sleeves and corded waist seam. Box pleated skirt has 2 3/4 band at hem that is finished with cording. (This could be a later addition since the lining…
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