"Robe à transformation," ca. 1868-72, or dress that can be transformed according to the bodice used; these three different models can compose day dress or evening dress. Cotton organdy and silk taffeta and ribbon. Les Arts Décoratifs
1883 day dress
Details about Splendid 1860's Civil War Black Silk Mourning Dress
Splendid 1860's Civil War Black Silk Mourning Dress eBay- fiddybee; over sleeve & hem of sleeve trimmed with black silk & black chenille velvet balls, same with bodice front, piping at neck, armscyes & waist; bodice cotton lined with front hook & eye closure, skirt attached w/ cartridge pleating, unlined except band of cotton at hem; some underarm discoloration on lining; some small holes & splits; bust: 34"; waist: 26"; skirt length: 42"; width at hem: 144"