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Southern Belle Civil War Cotton Lace Ball Gown Dress Prom Reenactment The color of this lovely dress would terribly clash with my hair color but it is so cute I am not sure i care. I just love the quilt like pattern of the bodice

High-necked white cotton sport under gown, English, c. 1800. This would have been worn under a heavier dress, redingote or a riding habit, when a high neck would be needed. The cutaway front would have allowed flexibility while moving the arms, playing archery, or other country pursuits. The gap front would also mean that the front would not ride up but would remain neat in place under the outer bodice. The buttoning is masculine, left over right, indicating this was worn for outside…

✍ Jane Austen ✍ "High-necked white cotton sport under gown, English, c. This would have been worn under a heavier dress, redingote or a riding habit, when a high neck would be needed Jane Austen era