Civil War Gown

The styles of the Civil War era can also be called early Victorian. A hoop skirt is absolutely necessary to achieve the proper silhouette. A corset is also required to achieve the appropriate effect. There are a wide range of Civil War gowns encompassing everything from day dresses to ballgowns. Price range $350.00 and up, not including corset and hoop. Click on each picture for a larger image.

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Clara - This two-piece ensemble is made of amethyst bengaline, and trimmed with black braid. The pagoda sleeves have been fully lined in a pale silver and edged to match the rest of the gown. There is lace on the collar and cuffs. The bodice has woven frogs up the front and the skirt closes with hooks and eyes.
Clara - $625.00 as shown, not including underpinnings.

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Clara

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India - This three-piece evening ensemble features an under skirt of amethyst bengaline, an over skirt of two tiers of embroidered chiffon, topped with a matching bodice with embroidery and silver trimming. India - $600.00 as shown, not including underpinnings.

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Ellen - This civil war day dress is made of celery green bengaline, and trimmed with two other shades of green bengaline and scalloped braid. The pagoda sleeves have been fully lined in a contrasting color and edged to match the rest of the gown. There is lace on the collar and cuffs. This gown has buttons up the front and is all one piece. Ellen - $700.00 as shown, not including underpinnings.

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Ellen

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“Aren’t we FABULOUS! We couldn’t have done it without you. Thanks you for making us look so good!” Mimi P., Tupelo, MS on behalf of herself, Katrine G., and Mary Reed E., in the pictures above and at right.

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Because we make every garment to your specifications you are never limited to just what you see.
We can make any desired changes to the design, color, or materials of the garments shown,
and all garments are made to your measurements, not some generic “size”.

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Prices are subject to change without notice

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