Museum Quality 1860 Civil War Dress | eBay seller lllliborg; finely woven wool challis, appears periwinkle in photos but is a muted royal blue; has steel stays, brass hook front closure, piping at seams, wool hem binding, some minor prior repairs to bodice; bust: 32"; waist: 25" [seems larger than average waist size for period], shoulder seam to shoulder seam: 20"; back neck to waist: 15"; sleeve circumference at widest part: 12"; sleeve length: 22"; skirt length: 42"; skirt circumference…
RARE Orig Antique Victorian Pre Civil War Calico Cotton Print wrapper | eBay seller bydenise; all hand sewn, french seams at neck, sleeve armsyces & waist; front button closure; drawstring closure just above waist; cartridge pleats; underarm to underarm: 18.5"; 56" length.
hem of Civil War era Original Wool Plaid Dress. $530.00, via Etsy. Six buttons on front, waist: 26", bodice lined with brown cotton, armscyes piped, unlined skirt, length (including waistband): 37"; thin wool braid on bottom, bottom edge lined with cotton, 3 large box pleats in front of skirt.
bodice interior - sleeve detail - 1850s silk taffeta dress, included button-in long sleeves, wide neckline adjustable with drawstrings, sleeves ruched at top and trimmed with silk fringe at hem, dress has back hook & eye closure, bodice boned, lined with ecru linen, skirt has small watch pocket in side front seam, hem faced with wide border of polished green cotton & green braid at hem, bust: 32"; waist: 22"; shoulder to hem: 56"; shoulder to waist: 12.5"