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Plate from Godey's Lady's Book, 1866

From left:

1. Dress of white alpaca, trimmed with gold-coloured cord and ball fringe. Detachable basque.
2. Dress of silk grenadine brocaded with bright flowers. Corsage worn over white muslin waist.
3. Evening dress of white silk, trimmed with white velvet, with simulated overskirt.
4. Dress of white crêpe over white silk.
5. White coutil dress over machine-embroidered, blue silk petticoat. Corsage with removable basque.



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