Godey's Lady's Book, September 1868

Fig. 10.-Alpaca Bodice.  This bodice is either white or pearl gray, and trimmed with festoons of satin, blue, mauve, or light Bismark.  A tress or plait of satin conceals the raw edge of these festooned trimmings.  The sleeves are ornamented in the same manner.  This model can also be made in foulard or cashmere, and the trimmings, although arranged in the same style, can be varied.  Garibaldi bodices are trimmed this season with colors that contrast with that of the material of which they are made. 

Fig. 11.-White muslin bodice, trimmed with bands of  mauve batiste, arranged in Vandykes and ornamented with herring-bone stitch done in white cotton; mauve batiste buttons at the edge of the front band.  The trimming forms a square bertha both at the front and back of the bodice.  The festoons may be replaced by Valenciennes edging and embroidered muslin insertion if a richer style of ornamentation is desired.

Fig. 12.-Handkerchief corner. 

Fig. 13.-Tulle and ribbon bodice.  This engraving represents a low bodice, composed of net and ribbon, and will be found useful for wearing over a plain bodice, and those giving variety to the toilet.  It consists of satin ribbon covered with a fold of tulle, and edged round the top with rich blonde.

Fig. 14.-Lady's night-dress, with plaited front.  Our model is made of cambric muslin, and trimmed with Cash's patent ruffling, now so popular. 

Fig. 15.-Child's jacket, of three to four years old.  This jacket is made of buff pique' , and fastened on the left side.  It is bound with black braid, over which rows of narrow braid are placed.  Small mother-of-pearl buttons complete the trimming.

Fig. 16.-Rosette for dresses. 

Fig. 17.-Gored apron, with braces, for a girl from eight to ten years old.  This apron is mad of black glace' silk, and trimmed with cross strips of the same material, piped with white silk, and black buttons embroidered with beads.   The braces are ornamented in the same manner; they are joined together in front by strips of black silk piped with white or different lengths, as seen in illustration.  The apron fastens at the back with black silk cord and tassels.

Red Riding-Hood. 

Children's Dresses. 

Fig. 1.-Dress for a child of three years old, of white pique', gored and trimmed with three rows of braid sewed on plain, with a narrow braiding pattern above.  Three large buttons are placed on the side seams.

Fig. 2.-Little boy's suit of Spanish linen, made with a skirt and blouse.  The belt, neck, etc., is cut in points and bound with black braid.

Fig. 3.-Dress for a girl of six years old, of blue Chambray braided with white; low corsage, with Marie Antoinette fichu braided to match the skirt; the long ends are fastened in the back, and form a sash.

Fig. 4.-Suit for a boy of eight years old, of light casimere made Garibaldi pants and blouse.  They are trimmed with bands of silk, with a row of buttons through the centre.

Fig. 5.-Dress for a girl of five years.  The underskirt is of plain blue silk; the over-skirt and waist of blue and white striped silk; the bottom of skirt is cut in scallops, headed by a band of blue silk.  A large bow of blue silk is fastened at each side.  Hat of white chip, trimmed with blue velvet.

Fig. 6.-Dress for a child of four years old, of pink cambric, braided with white.  Sash of the same, braided to match. 

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