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I’ve placed these gorgeous Ackermann fashion plates here  to wish my readers who are mothers a Happy Mother’s day. Aren’t these images precious?

1812 morning dress or domestic dress.

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1826 evening gowns, March.

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Vintage Textiles is featuring two lovely items of hand-embroidered baby’s clothing: A dress c. 1815-1820 and a bonnet circa 1800. Note the exquisite details on the dress, including white on white embroidery, tiny tucks, and fine Van Dyke’s pointed trim edging.

The baby’s bonnet is made of fine sheer cotton muslin with insets of needle-run tulle.

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This girl’s dress looks like a miniature version of an adult’s gown. The print is quite large in proportion to the little girl’s figure, which means that the dress was probably made from another gown, perhaps from the girl’s mother’s. Nevertheless, it is in remarkable condition considering that it had been worn by a five year old.

Click here to read more about this dress on the Corsets and Crinolines website.

Learn more about children’s clothes here:

Jessamyn’s Regency Costume Companion

Children’s Costume History

Regency Children’s Clothing: Day Wear and Play Wear

Changing Children’s Fashion

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