19th Century Clothing, Photos, Historical Fiction
March 17, 2010
19th Century Antebellum Clothing
1850-60 (from http://www.vintagetextile.com. Find more on website)
silk moire ballgown with metallic gold appliqued hem border 1860
beaded carriage parasol 1830-50
handmade-needle-runtriangular-shape silk lace shawl
The picture below the parasol is of a flounced taffeta and Chiné silk day dress, c.1860. The lining is stamped “Biddeford, Maine.
The photo beneath the flounced dress depicts children footwear,
Cameleon-style bronzed kid shoes with Louis heels and silk ribbon rosettes, c.1860.
gentleman's hand-sewn cotton print banyan,featuring complimentary paisley print