- Item 105501 - Organdy summer dress, ca. 1863
- Contributed by Maine Historical Society
- Item 105501
- 2931px x 5133px - 9.8"w x 17.1"h @ 300dpi | Need a larger size?
- *Credit line must read: Collections of Maine Historical Society
This simple, plain white, unadorned organdy summer dress with a pleated crinoline skirt includes a matching petticoat. It has drop shoulders, and full "bishop" sleeves, defined here as a sleeve gathered at the bottom with a button enclosure.Show Details
The fullness of the skirt is consist all the way around. While the seams on the skirt are machine stitched, the details on the bodice were worked by hand. The dress dates between 1860 and 1865, a representation of Civil War-era style.