Gowns, resembling this one, were fashionable all through the period of the Civil War. Worn mainly in the evening, these gowns were especially popular to women of the time. This beautiful, off-the shoulder calico gown has a full skirt attached to the bodice which has a shallow point at center front. The gown is adorned in lace trim around the neckline and the double-poufed sleeve. 100% cotton calico. Hand wash gently or Dry clean. The model is also wearing a choker and 4-boned hoop, which are priced separately. Designed and made proudly by Recollections in America!