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Fashion Date: Circa 1874-1877

Hairstyle Description: Her hair is parted center front and crimped. All of her hair is pulled to the back making a ponytail. The secured area is garnished with a modest bow. Her hair is thick and waist or hip length.

Costume Description: This dress has long shoulders but a higher neckline- probably bordering between the early bustle and natural form period which makes it around 1874-1877. A simple dress for a young girl accented with piping at cuffs and armscye and a white ruffle and ribbon at the neckline.

Identification Marks on Photo

Name of Sitter: None provided

Type of Photo: CDV, Size of image, 2.5" W X 4.25" H

Studio: Groteeloss

Studio Location: 863 Broadway, (3 doors from Union Square), New York City, New York, USA

Date: None provided

Other information: None provided

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Disclaimer:The photos located on this website, "A Brush with History: Vintage Hairstyles," are property of The Costume Gallery collection. They may not be reproduced in any manner without written permission from Penny E. Ladnier, owner of The Costume Gallery. The circa dates given for the photos are an educated guess, from analyzing the fashions worn in the photo. When an actual date is provided on the photo, that date will be included in the identification marks section. The location stated by the studio may be a clue as to where this photo was taken. Please take it as a clue. Many photographers traveled to locations and took photographs… meaning that the photo may not have been taken in the same city or town as the address of the studio.

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