BLUE SILK WEDDING DRESS Date: 1864 Lot: 22 April 2013 - NYC New York City periwinkle blue w/ woven black windowpane, pleated self fabric trim & black bead trim, bodice w/ double waist points in front & small bacl peplum, faux buttons of silk & jet, B W
A sprigged chine taffeta gown, circa woven with small grey flowerheads, trimmed with blue velvet ribbon and black Chantilly lace, with separate bodice, belt and trained skirt. Being sold by Kerry Taylor Auctions for
Blue Civil War Era Dress Blue & Black Promenade Ensemble: What a striking color combination. This civil war era dress was beautifully constructed. The bust is the waist is the skirt length in front is 47 and the skirt around the bottom measures
Hand made in worsted wool, possibly incorporating linen; it is woven with bands of simple black pattern which have been matched symmetrically on both bodice and skirt. A small watch pocket has been inset at the left front waist seam. The sleeves are pleated into a piped curved seam running down the front of each sleeve.