Another great Civil War era drawing depicting the height of fashion from that time. The promenade dress includes five flounces and the advice from the day was to always have an odd number of flounces to be fashionable. This vintage clothing image is in the public domain and may be used on your next creative project or for inspiration for your own Civil War costuming.
This vintage illustration is from The Lady’s Home Magazine Volume XV, a magazine published in 1860. It was edited by T.S. Arthur and Miss Virginia F. Townsend. They did not identify the illustrator(s) for their publication.
This image is copyright free and in the public domain anywhere that extends copyrights 70 years after death or at least 120 years after publication when the original illustrator is unknown.