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Plate from Godey's Lady's Book, 1866

From left:

1. Dress of pearl grey silk reps, trimmd with green velvet. Paletot of heavy brown silk. Empire bonnet.
2. Dress of brown poplinette, trimmed with black velvet and steel beads, looped up over petticoat of same material.
3. Dress of pearl-coloured grosgrain, gored and trimmed with magenta velvet and buttons.
4. Full suit of mauve linsey, trimmed with heavy silk cord and and white llama fringe.
5. Dress of white alpaca, trimmed with bands of black silk edged with black lace. Black silk paletot trimmed with bugle lace.



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