Clothing Website of the Leavey Foundation for Historic Preservation, Inc. dba AzRA Historical Resources and AZRA

19th Century (1800s) Ladies Dresses

Federal Era, Jacksonian Era, Dickens, Manifest Destiny, Victorian,
California Gold Rush, Mexican War, Antebellum, American Civil War,
Old West, Gilded Age and Gay 90s (Pre-Civil War through 1900)

including Corded Petticoat, Hoop and Bustle Dresses


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American Civil War ladies clothes and clothing items    Ladies 19th Century (1800s) clothing items include: camp dresses, work dresses, day dresses, visiting dresses, tea dresses, evening dresses, formal dresses, wedding gowns, ball gowns as well as riding habits, skirts, bodices, blouses. Depending on historical period they include: corded petticoat dresses, hoop skirts and bustle dresses.

    Ladies dresses are all custom made and can be done up to your specifications. They range from plain (work or day) to fancy (party, tea or visiting) to extremely fancy (evening, formal or wedding), and are priced accordingly.

    We currently offer reproduction dresses from the 1820s through 1900 including: the Federal Era, Dickens, Jacksonian Era, Manifest Destiny (Mexican War), Victorian Era, Antebellum Period, American Civil War, Old West (Indian Wars), the Gilded Age, the Gay 90s, Spanish American War (Span-Am) and Edwardian periods.

    On other pages you will find ladies vests, capes, hats (including: bonnets, pill box caps and a variety of other hats and caps), underpinnings (such as: corsets, camisoles, chemises, bloomers (drawers), stockings, hoops, hoop-slips, corded petticoats, bustles, over hoop slips and under hoop slips), hat pins, and shoes (button-up and lace-up).

    For parasols, fans and other accessories, see our Prop Department.

    We also offer for Girls dresses and accessories.

Federal Era

(1789 - 1820s)

Camp Outfits

Ladies 1810s Dresses

Wedding Gowns

Jacksonian Era

(1830s - 1840s)

Roaring Twenties

Ladies 1920s Dresses

For Ladies Patterns,
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Ladies 1820s corded petticoat Dresses such as the full crown dress



Riding Habits

Ladies 1910s Dresses

Ladies Clothing
Historical Reproductions
by Decade

Reproductions for Museums,
Reenactors, Theatre Co's, etc.

Custom made for your Period Impression

Ladies 1830's-1840's Lowell Mill Day / Evening Dresses Ladies 1830's Dresses for corded petticoat


Ladies 1900s Dresses and riding habits

Bustle Dresses
(1869, 1870s,
1880s & 1890s)

Corded Petticoat
(1820s - 1855)

Ladies 1848 Fan Front Dress Ladies 1840's Fan Front Day / Evening Dresses

Day Dresses

Ladies 1890s Jane Addams Dress and more Ladies 1890s Riding Habits, walking dresses, blouses and more
Ladies 1850s Hoop Dresses Ladies 1850shoop and corded petticoat Dresses



(1901 - 1910)

WWI & Rag Time

Ladies 1880s Bustle Dresses and Riding Habits Ladies 1880s Bustle Dresses and Riding Habits

Hoop Dresses

Ladies 1860s Zouave Outfit / Jacket and Hoop Skirt. Day / Evening Dresses Ladies 1860s Pagoda Day / Evening hoop Dress

Manifest Destiny


Gilded Age
& Gay '90s

(1870s - 1890s)

Tea Dresses

Ladies 1870s Bustle Dresses Ladies 1870s Bustle Dress

Formal Wear

Antebellum &
American Civil War

(1850s - 1860s)
    For Accessories (Parasols, Gloves, Mitts, Handkerchiefs, Fans, etc.), Aprons, Under-Pinning's (Corded Petticoats, Hoops, Bustles, Camisoles, Chemises, Slips, etc), Coats, Vests, Hats, Bonnets, Shoes (High Button, High-Top Lace-Up, Etc.), Click Here

   Our reproduction items are more than just looks-like, they are authentic replicas made as closely as possible to the original item. They are carefully manufactured using materials that match as closely as possible to the original items. We use patterns made from original items; patterns that are modified to be historical not only in look, but construction; or patterns that we have made from drawings, pictures or paintings. Many of our items have been purchased by museums (well known and not so well known) for display and/or for use by docents and historical interpreters.

    Clothing and Uniforms Most of our men's replica clothing and uniforms are made for us by the Quartermaster Shop, although some items are manufactured by us or elsewhere. The ladies and childrens attire is mostly made by us. Almost any style of clothing that was worn in the United States during the 19th Century (1800s) (starting from the 1820's on, including Victorian, Edwardian, American Civil War, Indian Wars. Old West and Spanish American War (Span-Am)) is available.

    Other Items (accessories, accouterments, camp equipment, leathergoods, tents, tinware, etc.) are mostly purchased from other makers, although some are made by us. In many cases we have mutiple suppliers of items, to assure the we can always have them available.

    We currently offer Clothing and Military Uniforms from the 1830s through 1900; which includes the Federal Era, Jacksonian Era, Dickens, the (Victorian Era (Mexican War, Antebellum, American Civil War (Confederate / CS / CSA & Union / US / USA), Indian Wars, Old West and Spanish American War (Span-Am War)).

Wanted: Seamstresses

    We are looking for additional seamstresses to make ladies and childrens clothing items for us as well as additional suppliers of ladies and childrens clothing items.

    If you are a maker of quality reproduction ladies and childrens clothing, or know of someone who is, and are interest in another outlet for your products,
click here for additional information.

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    Our forte is the 19th Century (1800s) United States History covering the period 1820-1920. Including: Victorian, Edwardian, Mexican War, American Civil War (Confederate / CS / CSA and Union / US / USA), Indian Wars, Old West & Spanish-American (Span-Am) War. We are involved in both historic preservation and education.

    We hope teachers, students, historians & researchers will find these pages useful, as well as reenactors & production companies.

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