Dress Fabrics

Jenny Jones has a Fabric choices for Civil War era dresses board on Pinterest with interesting examples of fabrics. Here is a pin she has that is light colored prints from the Metropolitan Museum of Art.

1860-1870 Fabric Sample Book from Met Museum

1860-1870 Fabric Sample Book from Met Museum

Textile Sample Book

Date: 1860–70
Culture: French
Dimensions: H. 18 3/4 x W. 14 inches 47.6 x 35.6 cm Th. 3 inches 7.6 cm
Classification: Textiles
Credit Line: Gift of the Estate of Benjamin E. Marks, 1967
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Categories: Mother's Dress | 1 Comment

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One thought on “Dress Fabrics

  1. kitty1863

    I am thinking about blue and white stripes for my dress.

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