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hoops 1858.jpg
Illustration and description of an expandable and retractable set of hoops from 1859 Godey's Ladies' Book

Pattern diagram, instructions and illustration for a Home Wrapper designed by Emily H. May from the 1865 Peterson's Magazine

Images of lady's bathing costume with three cap alternatives and three footwear alternatives. Please note: this image has been digitally enhanced to make it easier to print.

Children's clothing for August 1870. Please note: I have digitally enhanced this image to make it easier to print.

Images and descriptions of the following:
1. Basque
2. Muslin Breakfast Cap
3. Habit shirt front and collar
4. undersleeve with cuff to match 3.
5. Four styles of Bonnets
6. embroidery design for Chemise

Two styles of fischu or berthas from the 1857 Godey's Ladies Book. Includes two embroidery patterns for a gentleman's tie and a pair of ladies drawers.

Two designs for undersleeves in satin stitch and openwork from Godey's Ladies Book.

Images of the Cornwell's dresscutting pattern system pieces including the sleeve supplement. This system is the 1888 update of the original 1873 system.

Color plate illustrating fasions and accessories from the 1857 Godey's Ladies Book.
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