19th century: Construction details

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inside detail of a jacket | Aram Costume House, Paris

inside detail of a jacket | Aram Costume House, Paris

bodice interior - sleeve detail - 1850s silk taffeta dress, included button-in long sleeves, wide neckline adjustable with drawstrings, sleeves ruched at top and trimmed with silk fringe at hem, dress has back hook & eye closure, bodice boned, lined with ecru linen, skirt has small watch pocket in side front seam, hem faced with wide border of polished green cotton & green braid at hem, bust: 32"; waist: 22"; shoulder to hem: 56"; shoulder to waist: 12.5"

bodice interior - sleeve detail - 1850s silk taffeta dress, included button-in long sleeves, wide neckline adjustable with drawstrings, sleeves ruched at top and trimmed with silk fringe at hem, dress has back hook & eye closure, bodice boned, lined with ecru linen, skirt has small watch pocket in side front seam, hem faced with wide border of polished green cotton & green braid at hem, bust: 32"; waist: 22"; shoulder to hem: 56"; shoulder to waist: 12.5"

Inside-out views of an extant 1840s dress, showing lining, gauging, pockets, etc.

Inside-out views of an extant 1840s dress, showing lining, gauging, pockets, etc.

Authentic Antique Civil War 1860s Little Black Dress Silk Modified Pagoda Sleeve | eBay Looks blue on my screen and I think this is mid to late 50's due to the very low armscyes and sleeve shape.

Details about Authentic Antique Civil War 1860s Mourning Dress Black Silk Pagoda Sleeve Rare

Authentic Antique Civil War 1860s Little Black Dress Silk Modified Pagoda Sleeve | eBay Looks blue on my screen and I think this is mid to late 50's due to the very low armscyes and sleeve shape.

Ca.1860 teal evening body with net bertha, via Martha McCain article. Either Met Museum or Museum of the City of New York, not clearly ID'd.

Ca.1860 teal evening body with net bertha, via Martha McCain article. Either Met Museum or Museum of the City of New York, not clearly ID'd.

How to sew flat lining-Dress of French Blue with Wide Gray Stripes Silk Taffeta with Two Bodices C 1860, via eBay

How to sew flat lining-Dress of French Blue with Wide Gray Stripes Silk Taffeta with Two Bodices C 1860, via eBay

Early 1860s silk stripe evening body. Interior shows much more than the usual bust padding and a waist stay tape. Unkown Ebay seller.

Early 1860s silk stripe evening body. Interior shows much more than the usual bust padding and a waist stay tape. Unkown Ebay seller.

These bust pads help to fill in the hollow between the shoulder and the ribcage.

Early Victorian Dress — Inside and Out

These bust pads help to fill in the hollow between the shoulder and the ribcage.

c. early 1830's Burgundy Wine Silk Bodice

c. early 1830's Burgundy Wine Silk Bodice

Robe a transformation in coral silk; ca. mid-1860s | In the Swan's Shadow

Robe a transformation in coral silk; ca. mid-1860s | In the Swan's Shadow

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