The Costume Gallery Presents:
A Year in Fashion: 1870
Color Fashion Plate



Lady #1 Costume:
June 1870

Short skirt of striped blue and white silk, with a bias flounce ornamented with butterfly bows without ends. Tunic of blue silk, trimmed with a ruche a la veille of blue satin. Corsage trimmed with the same.


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