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19th Century Pattern Drafting Systems


Information and images related to the study of 19th Century pattern drafting systems.

Embroidered Slippers

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Pattern diagrams, instructions and images of 19th Century slippers for men and women.

1857 Accessories

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Images of accessory items from the 1857 edition of Godey's Ladies Book.

Vintage Bathing Suits


Images of Bathing Costumes througout the ages.

Color Fashion Plates


Color plates from Peterson's Magazine, Godey's Ladies Book, and the book Fancy Dresses Described.

Fashion Illustrations


Black and white fashion illustrations from Godey's Ladies' Book, Peterson's Magazine and Harper's Weekly. Dates range from 1857 to 1900.

Sewing Pattern Diagrams, 1857 - 1900


Pattern diagrams, illustrations and instructions from Godey's Ladies' Book, Peterson's Magazine, and Harper's Weekly.