I suspect this might be another transition dress – a dress from the 1860s that has been remade to suit the changing skirt styles of the 1870s. The volumes of fabric used on 1860s and earlier skirts made these prime candidates for remaking as skirt fashions changed. There was plenty of extra fabric to work …
Here’s a pretty image of a young woman with her hair pulled tightly back into a bun, but she managed to keep some of the fashionable frisée curls at her hairline. She has a ruffled collar under her dress and some kind of adornment that I can’t quite make out. The photo was made at …
A lovely but fading photograph has been identified
As can happen with vintage photographs, this one is quite faded. Due to
Up for perusal today are two photos possibly of the same woman.