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.
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