Culture: British Medium: cotton, wool Dimensions: Civil War Fashion, s Fashion, 19th Century Fashion, Victorian Fashion, Vintage Gowns.
s fashion is characterised by low and sloping shoulders, a low pointed waist, and bell-shaped skirts that grew increasingly voluminous throughout the. Women often wore several layers of clothing, typically undergarments, gowns, and outerwear. The chemise, the standard undergarment of the era, prevented the. The fashion trend in the late years of the 18th and early 19th centuries was influenced by Classical Greece: high waisted gowns with long thin muslin skirts.