From the last year of the 1860s come these fashion plates, as published in Peterson’s magazine. In addition to showing the latest styles for women, each page did double-duty by including a stylized name at the top, ready to use as a needlework guide to personalize handkerchiefs or other sewing projects.

Charlotte

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Constance

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Cecile

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Bertha

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