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Fashion Date: Circa 1872-1875

Hairstyle Description: This hairstyle is a "holdover." Most women wore their hair up after 1872. Her bangs are parted down the middle and curled. The top of her hair is curled and secured with a ribbon. The remainder of her hair is allowed to flow freely.

Costume Description: Her bodice style really leans a bit more toward 1875 with the style of the collar and more fitted sleeve. She is wearing the fashionable large cross of the time, as well as a large pocket watch, that doesn't quite fit into her watch pocket. The bodice still shows the short waisted look of the early bustle era though.

Identification Marks on Photo

Name of Sitter: None provided

Type of Photo: Tintype, Size of image, 1.875" W X 3.25" H

Studio: None provided

Studio Location: None provided

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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