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DRESSES FROM THE 1800’S By: Maddy and Megan Harmon
VINTAGE BROCADE Vintage brocade dresses usually have a collar at the top. It has small elaborate designs woven into its fabric. The sleeve is tight around wrist and gets looser towards the shoulders.
ROUND GOWN The round gown is a breezy loose dress that is only tightened in the sleeves.
APRON The apron is used for baking. Women would wear it while at work in the fields, on the farm or at home. Women would wipe their hands on the apron to clean them. The apron also protected the clothing underneath.
MUSLIN DRESS The muslin dress is a very formal dress, usually worn to parties or dances. The back of the muslin dress has whalebone inserts which make for a very sophisticated look.
CORSET The corset is made from whalebone and cotton. It was used for good posture and support. Women would always wear it under dresses and take it off before bed.
DEFINITIONS Brocade- fabric woven with an elaborate design, especially one having a raised overall pattern. Muslin- a cotton fabric made in various degrees of fineness and often printed, woven, or embroidered in patterns, especially a cotton fabric of plain weave, used for sheets and for a variety of other purposes.
DEFINITIONSVintage- old fashionedCorset- close fitting undergarment used for supportApron- a garment covering part of the front of the body and tied at the waist, for protecting the wearers clothing.Silk- thread made from cocoon of a silkworm.
DEFINITIONSSatin-woven silkWool-sheep furCotton- a white fluffy plant grown and woven into thread.Whalebone- A small thin bone found in the upper jaw a a whale.