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Ladies Early 1860s Day Dress LM111

Ladies Early 1860s Day Dress LM111
Ladies Early 1860s Day Dress LM111 Ladies Early 1860s Day Dress LM111

Ladies' Early 1860's Day Dress. Sizes 6-26 all in the envelope. Civil War, Dickens, or any Victorian Hoop era event. Sizes 6-26 all in the envelope.

Ladies' Early 1860's Day Dress with Three Sleeve Options -View A is a copy of an extantperiod dress in the author's collection. Views Band Care copies of extant sleeves.-All Views have a two dart frontbodice and a classic curved V, tucked back. The darts are boned. The front of the skirt is directionally knife pleated, the sides are box pleated and the back is cartridge pleated (gauged).

The bodice, sleeves, and skirt are flat lined withpolished cotton. The skirt has a pocket and is stitched to the bodice. The bodice has piping at the neck, armscyes and waist.
View A has coat sleeves,
View B has pagoda sleeves, and View C has pleated pagoda sleeves.
Included are a 1 1/2inch collar and plain undersleeves.

Dress Fabric: Silk- Taffeta, Loom-Figured, Moire, Satin, Iridescent, Faille. Drapey or Slubby silk not recommended. Wool - Challis, Cheviot, Herringbone, Gabardine, Worsteds, Serge, Broadcloth, Twill, Flannel or Novelty Weaves.

Lining: Polished Cotton, Sateen or Plain Cotton. Collar and Undersleeves-White CottonBroadcloth, Cambric, Batiste,  Lawn, Nainsook, Organdy.

Notions: Four 5" long, 1/4" wide bones, 10 5/8" buttons or 12
3/8" buttons and/or 14 medium size hooks and eyes. Fine gauge cotton cooking or knitting twine. Poly or cotton stuffing.



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