Sewings and Goings; Love of History, Historic and Vintage Fashion

Sewings and Goings; Love of History, Historic and Vintage Fashion

Thursday, February 24, 2011

Some favorite 1860's originals to share

So, I've saved a lot of photos of originals over the years ~ I have loads of others from other eras, but a lot are on my bedroom computer, and it's hard to get on with it being sooo anyways, I'd thought I'd share to all who want to drool over these pictures are welcomed to!! :) Happy looking dear friends!!
- Samantha Jane

Formal evening/dinner or ball gown

Mid/late 1860's ballgown

teenage mourning dress most likely

Very very elaborate ballgown with train

1860's morning wrappers

Beautiful mid 1860's ballgown of black and white

polka dot yolk pleated bodice- mid young woman's

A GORGEOUS late 1860's pink, striped ball gown.. it's just so gorgeous you could eat it!

Gorgeous zouave top and elaborate trimmed and lavished dress

Most likely a young woman's short sleeved dress- likely early age of 20's

Such a cute child's dress!!!

1860's swiss waist of unique design , sheer garabaldi blouse and skirt

c. 1864 formal evening gown

Pink 1860's nice day dress with Grecian trimwork - a personal favorite


  1. That yellow dress is so beautiful. I have that white dress with the gold paint around the bottom saved somewhere. I promised myself I would get married in a reproduction of that dress. :D Thanks for sharing.

  2. All the dresses are so lovley. it is hard to ahve a favorite. Check out my blog as we like the same things.