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A Year in Fashion: 1856

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ARTICLES, FASHION PLATES (illustrations),
AND PATTERNS

  JANUARY 1856

 Article: Ladies' Fashion Trends (read whole article)

  Dresses
  Bonnets

  Embroidery Pattern: Female Names: Anne

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  Ladies' Color Fashion Plate: Ball Dress and Walking Dress

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  FEBRUARY 1856

 Article: Ladies' Fashion Trends (read whole article)

  Dresses
  Jackets
  Cloaks
  Bonnets

  Color Fashion Plates: Teenage Girl and Children

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  Fashion Plate: 10 Ladies' Caps & Bonnets

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  Fashion Plates: Group: Ladies, Men, and a Boy

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 Sewing Pattern: Ladies: Plain Dress Bodice

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  MARCH 1856

 Article: Children's Fashion Trends (read whole article)

  Boy's Costume
  Girl's Costume

 Article: Ladies' Fashion Trends: Dresses

  Ladies' Color Fashion Plate: Carriage Dress and House Dress

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 Sewing Pattern: Children: Toddler's Apron

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  APRIL 1856

 Article: Hints on Braiding

 Article: History of Bonnets

 Article: Ladies' Fashion Trends (read whole article)

  Dresses
  Bonnets

  Ladies' Color Fashion Plate: Ladies' Walking Dress, Carriage Dress, and a Girl's Dress

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 Sewing Pattern: Children: Sack Coat & Cape

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  MAY 1856

 Article: Ladies' Fashion Trends (read whole article)

  Dresses
  Bonnets

 Ladies' Color Fashion Plate: House Dress and Dinner Dress

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  JUNE 1856

 Article: Ladies' Fashion Trends (read whole article)

  Dresses
  Mantles
  Head-dresses
  Earrings

  Ladies' Color Fashion Plate: Dinner / Evening Dress and Morning Dress

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  JULY 1856

 Article: Children's Fashion Trends (read whole article)

  Boy's Wear
  Girl's Wear

 Article: Ladies' Fashion Trends (read whole article)

  Dresses
  Bonnets

  Color Fashion Plate: Ladies' Evening / Dinner Dress and Day Dress

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  AUGUST 1856

 Article: Ladies Bathing Suits

 Article: Ladies' Fashion Trends: Wrappers & Petticoats

  Ladies' Color Fashion Plate: Evening Dress and Dinner Dress

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  SEPTEMBER 1856

 Article: A New Style of a "Bas Blue"

 Article: Ladies' Fashion Trends (read whole article)

  Dresses
  Jackets
  Mantelets
  Bonnets

 Article: What about Hoops?

  Ladies' Color Fashion Plate: Ball Dress and Walking Dress

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  OCTOBER 1856

 Article: Ladies' Fashion Trends (read whole article)

  Dresses
  Fringes
  Shawls
  Bonnets

  Ladies' Color Fashion Plate: Ladies' Bridal Dress and an Evening Dress

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  NOVEMBER 1856

 Article: Children's Fashion Trends (read whole article)

  Boy's Wear
  Girl's Wear

 Article: Ladies' Fashion Trends (read whole article)

  Dresses
  Shawls
  Bonnets
  Caleches & Hoods

 Article: The Hygiene of Hoops

  Ladies' Color Fashion Plate: Carriage Dress and Walking Dress

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  DECEMBER 1856

  Color Fashion Plate: Ladies Dresses

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