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  • Temporal Coverage is exactly "1860s"

Action view of stabilization sewing on Royal Blue Silk Dress with Tails

Creator: Holly Hummel

Date: 2014-06-12 - 2014-06-15

An exhibition of selected garments (dating from 1836-1956) donated to the Vassar College Costume Collection. The exhibition took place in the Faculty Commons in the College Center at Vassar, from June 12-15, 2014.

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Photograph of F.A.B.M. Courtesy of Archives & Special Collections Library, Vassar College (Student Photograph Album #10, from Pamela A. Roberts, VC prep 1866-7)

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black silk cape with short sleeves and pleated panels / black satin jacket with appliques and open sleeves

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small hoop skirt Hoopskirt of 1/8 ifory twill ??? nature hoops held in place by 1 5/8 wide patterned ivory twill

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Creator: John Fitzgerald Ceasar

Cream Jacket to low hip. corset-like boning to shape waist/bust. Wide sleeves, bell style, 3/4 to full length. Gold fringe at hem and wrists. Peach ribbon and two-tiered ruffling at high-hip and elbows with gathering underneath. Hook and eye closures…

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Date: 1863 (circa)

brown silk close-fitting bodice with points at waist; neckline high in back and front, with black lace around edge; cut in 3 pieces, one for back, one for each side of front; two darts either side of CF, going from under bust to the two points…

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Date: 1850-1870

; brown silk with cream brown and black plaid, brown polished cotton, black cotton hem band, metal hook and eyes and snaps, covered buttons full skirt, fitted bodice with higher waist fitted bodice, two waist darts in front, princess seem at back…

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Date: 1850-1870

Silk, cotton, metal, wool; crinoline dress; black silk taffeta bodice, six waist darts at front, princess seams at back; crew neckline; two-piece sleeves with black cotton lace and buttons along center front; metal hook and eye closures at center…

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Date: 1865 (circa)

Hoop skirt of fabric tapes and wire; hoops of watch spring covered with webbing held together with metal tabs

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Black faille bodice with passementerie: fitted at natural waist, long-sleeved; princess seams in front and back of bodice, with pleating from waist to hem at front; full-length sleeves widen towards wrist, 3.5'wide cuff with passementerie flower…

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Date: 1860 (circa)

Sheer dress trimmed with self ruffles. Elbow length sleeves. Ankle length underskirt with back center panel with large horizontal pleats. Shorter overskirt, open at center back to reveal horizontal pleats on underskirt.; teal taffeta ensemble; green…

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Date: 1854

Dress of cream silk taffeta; lining made of off-white polished cotton; crinoline silhouette; boned bodice, barrel-chested, princess seams in back, three waist darts in front; high neckline, finished with fine piping of about 1/6"; cap sleeves with…

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Date: 1840-1865

black and royal blue silk skirt with 3 ruffles

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Date: 1855-1865

Grey silk evening bodice with lace sleeves and yoke'; grey-blue heavy silk, grey -t blue silk satin, metal boning (possibly plastic), cotton batting, lined w/ white polished cotton, lavender silk ribbon, cotton (?); black ribbon at cuffs; blue…

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Date: 1867 (circa)

cream lightweight silk with narrow brown stripe, perpendicular pattern of a light brown wider stripe with brief patches of dark brown (paintbrush effect); dark brown velvet ribbon (probably silk, but unsure); sateen weave cotton (or possibly linen)…

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