State University College
Dept. Of Human Ecology
Oneonta, NY, 13820
History Of Costume
Dr. Katherine G. Angell
Review Slides for Early Victorian Era 1850 - 1870
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Slide No. 1 Early Victorian 1850 - 1870
Tiered crinoline dress, pagoda sleeves, lots of trims. Skirt held out with hoops.
Slide No. 2 Early Victorian 1850 - 1870
Hoop and crinoline. Combination underwear (bloomers and camisole) Jemima Boots.
Slide No. 3 Early Victorian 1850 - 1870
Crinoline dress, very large round skirt. Zouave jacket, bonnet and muff.
Slide No. 4 Early Victorian 1850 - 1870
Man sack (ditto) suit, bow tie, woman - princess gown.
Slide No. 5 Early Victorian 1850 - 1870
Frock coat and trousers, top hat, waxed mustache. Middle - ditto sack suit, derby hat,
turned down starched collar, Carrick/ Iverness Prince Albert beard.
Slide No. 6 Early Victorian 1850 - 1870
Bloomer dress on right (ignore left) "harem pants" and tunic top. Rational dress movement.
Pelisse top, Empress Eugene hat.
Slide No. 7 Early Victorian 1850 - 1870
By 1860's fullness begins to move toward back in an oval shaped skirt.
Note use of trims, chignon (bun) hairstyle.
Slide No.8 Early Victorian 1850 - 1870
Princess gown, chignon, paisley shawl.
Slide No. 9 Early Victorian 1850 - 1870
Mourning dress with the death of Prince Albert and all the Civil War widows this time
period were obsessed with the ritual of grief. Empress Eugenie hat, princess gown and shawl.
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