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

Lady #1 Costume:
July 1870

Robe composed half of blue and half of black silk. The short skirt and the puff of the tunic are blue; the apron part, front, is of black silk, with two ruches and a fringe; the long train of the same, with a flounce headed by a pinked ruche. The high waist is arranged with blue revers.

This image may be downloaded only for a fee (not free). To purchase contact The Costume Gallery at Please only serious inquires write to download.

© The Costume Gallery, 1997-2002.
© A Year in Fashion 2000-2002.

Disclaimer: This article is being presented as an educational resource of women fashions during this time era. The Costume Gallery, or its owner, Penny E. Dunlap Ladnier, does NOT sell or make sewing patterns. This publication's text is in its original format. Spelling or grammar may not appear to be correct, but were standard for the original publication date.