Dress Date: ca. 1840 The waist height, the wrapping front is 1830s rather tha 1840. But the sleeves are definitely from 1839-1840
Dinner dress, American, about 1840. Museum of Fine Arts, Boston.
Dress, Evening Date: ca. 1840 Culture: American Medium: silk
Dress Date: ca. 1839-41 Culture: American
Dress Date: ca. 1840 Culture: American Medium: cotton
Wedding Dress, England, 1840. Wedding dress in old gold satin with shoulder cape edged with white swansdown.
Dress Date: 1843 Culture: American Medium: silk
Afternoon dress ca. 1845 via The Costume Institute of the Metropolitan Museum of Art
1840's fashion plate
Portrait of Frederika Arnold - Adolph von Menzel 1845