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Source: The Victoria & Albert Museum, Fig. Morning dresses featured wide pagoda sleeves worn over under sleeves or engage antes. Afternoon dress, ca. shawl, late 1860s-early 1870s, wool, 139 in., Seal, *26274 with a little bit of the wax still on it. 3, 5). As in womenswear, technology had a marked effect on menswear. Philadelphia: The Philadelphia Museum of Art, 1996-19-3a,b. Modes de Paris, 1868. When she wore her new evening gown, a white tulle confection laden with diamonds and pink daisies, Empress Eugenie immediately requested an introduction to the unknown Englishman who had made it. 1865. By the late 1860s, the overall silhouette began to slim down and jackets shortened, a trend that continued in the 1870s (Shrimpton 34-35). The first one, a vivid purple hue named “mauveine,” had been invented by William Henry Perkins in 1856, and more synthetic shades quickly followed (Tortora 361). The first ones were mauve and bright purple. “1860s Accessories,” 1860s. Impressed with the artistry of the designs, Pauline ordered two gowns for only 600 francs. Have a primary source to suggest? 3) (Tortora 371; V&A). Lunettes, and Cairns Collection of American Women Writers. 3, 5); frequently a dress and cape were made as a matching ensemble for young girls (Shrimpton 51). Cook, Michael. Paired with a waistcoat and trousers, the morning coat was often tailored in heavier, dark wools and tweeds. In the 1860s, the bodice waist became slightly short but the dropped shoulders remained. LARGER IMAGES OF FASHION PLATES AND ORIGINAL DESCRIPTIONS. Figure 3 depicts the various shirt, tie, and waistcoat fashions. 1860s Belts: Image courtesy of Joan L. Severa, Dressed for the Photographer: Ordinary Americans and Fashion, 1840-1900, 1995. “The Art of Dress: Fashion in Renoir’s La Loge.” In, Roskill, Mark W. “Early Impressionism and the Fashion Print.”, Schirrmeister, Anne. Gift of the heirs of Charlotte Hope Binney Tyler Montgomery, 1996. “Introduction to 19th-Century Fashion,” January 25, 2011. Source: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Fig. During this time, along with the change in the crinoline, there were more changes in the clothes. Fig. Silk, wool, glazed cotton, whalebone. 5 - Jabez Hughes (British, 1819-1884). During the second half of the decade, shortwaistedness became quite exaggerated. Source: Wikipedia. Carbon print; 9.2 x 7.4 cm. 1, 6), was increasingly relegated to the more formal daywear occasions (Cumming 87; Severa 209). Both sexes could also wear plain-colored dresses edged in soutache braid, echoing an adult trend towards military-style trim (Fig. 3 - James Tissot (French, 1836-1902). Patterns, fabrics, accessories. “The Carte de Visite and Portrait Painting during the Second Empire.” In, Nead, Lynda. Shirts, more often concealed underneath high-buttoned jackets, were now more plain than previous decades. In the evening, the neckline of dresses dropped off-the-shoulder and could be straight or en coeur (dipped in the center). 1 - Mathew B. Brady (American, 1823-1896). 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