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

Lady #2 Costume:
July 1870

A robe of almond pou-de-soie, the skirt a demi-train, with a deep flounce, having a box-pleated heading, surmounted with an upright ruffle. Tunic composed of pleats laid over one another, and fringed, looped up at the sides with a handsome passementerie (trim). Corsage trimmed to correspond with the skirt.

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