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A Year in Fashion: 1863

Victorian Crinoline / American Civil War Era
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January has two translations English and Spanish. Click on the word English or Spanish for the translation. We hope in the future to have more months translated.

NOTE: Fashion plates are images from a publication.

This area contains 82 webpages in English and 17 in Spanish!!!

 January 1863

EDITORIAL CHIT-CHAT

 Lace Goods
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 Furs
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 Fashionable Styles of Silks
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 New Material for Cloaks
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 Hair Combs and Other Ornaments
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LADIES FASHION TRENDS

 Basques
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 Dresses
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 Riding Habits
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 Cloaks and Mantles
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 Hair
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 Small Scarves and Handkerchiefs
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 Children's Fashion Trends (article)
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 Construction: Marie Stuart Hood
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 Embroidery: Alphabet Pattern Set

 Embroidery: Female Name Patterns: Name 1, (Flora) Name 2 (Amy)

 Fashion Plate: Children: Group
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 Fashion Plate: Hairstyles & Head-dresses

 Fashion Plate: Ladies: The Catalonian Cloak
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 Fashion Plate: Ladies: The Italian Cloak
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 Fashion Plate: Ladies: The Parisian Cloak
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 Ladies' Sewing Pattern: Princess Alice Dress Body / Bodice Pattern

 February 1863

 Children's Fashion Trends (article)

 Color Fashion Plate: Ladies: Les Modes Parisiennes

 Editor's Chit-Chat: #1: Paris House Dresses #2: Flannel Stays

 Embroidery: Alphabet Pattern Set

 Embroidery: Female Name Patterns: Name 1, (Lucy) Name 2 (Marie)

 Embroidery: Oval Handkerchief Corner Pattern

 Embroidery: Pin Cushion or Smoking Cap Pattern

 Fashion Plate: Children: Bodice for a Young Lady

 Fashion Plate: Children: Dress for a Young Girl

 Fashion Plate: Children: Group

 Fashion Plate: Ladies: A Basque Cloak and Tiered Skirt

 Fashion Plate: Ladies: The Jockey Dress

 Fashion Plate: Ladies: The Marechele Dress

 Fashion Plate: Ladies: The Raphael Dress

 Handwork: Beading and Braiding Pattern

 Hearth Rug Pattern

 Ladies' Fashion Trends: articles

 Dresses

 Hair & Head-dresses

 Petticoats

 Ladies' Sewing Pattern: Naim Cloak

 March 1863

 Braided Sofa Cushion Pattern

 Children's Fashion Trends

 Embroidery: Female Name Patterns: Name 1, (Margaret)

 Fashion Plate: Children: Group

 Fashion Plate: Ladies: Hairstyles

 Fashion Plate: Ladies: Under-sleeve

 Ladies' Fashion Trends: articles

 Dresses

 Hair & Head-dresses

 Petticoats

 Cravats

 Bodies / Bodices

  Pattern: Crochet: Anti-Macassar

  Pattern: Crochet: Silk Trimming

  Pattern: Shoes: Baby Shoe

  MAY 1863

  Embroidery Pattern: Female Name: Charlotte; Fanny

  Needlework Patterns: Embroidery: Pattern 1; Pattern 2; Pattern 3

  JUNE 1863

  Embroidery Pattern: Female Name: Helene

  Needlework Pattern: Braiding: Pattern 1

  Needlework Patterns: Embroidery: Pattern 1; Pattern 2; Pattern 3

 July 1863

 Fashion Plate: Children: Fashion Trends

 Fashion Plate: Infants: Drawers (early diaper)

 Fashion Plate: Infants: Shirt

 Fashion Plate: Infants: Under-dress

 Fashion Plate: Ladies: Chemisette

 Fashion Plate: Ladies: Collar

 Fashion Plate: Ladies: Cravat

 Fashion Plate: Ladies: Evening Dress

 Fashion Plate: Ladies: Fichu

 Fashion Plate: Ladies: Hairstyles

 Fashion Plate: Ladies: Lace Cloak

 Fashion Plate: Ladies: Lace Short Cape

 Fashion Plate: Ladies: Night Cap

 Fashion Plate: Ladies: Night Shirt

 Fashion Plate: Ladies: Senorita Dress

 Fashion Plate: Ladies: Spanish Jacket

 Fashion Plate: Ladies: Walking Dress: Lady #1; Lady #2

  Pattern: Embroidery: Hankerchief Corner

 Pattern: Embroidery: Edging:

Pattern A; Pattern B; Pattern C

 Pattern: Embroidery: Female Names:

Name 1, (Cora); Name 2 (Emma); Name 3 (Marie);

  Pattern: Ladies' Drawers

Website Bibliographical Information:

Peterson's Magazine, 1863, Vol. XLIII & XLIV.

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