Civil War Dresses and more...

Civil War Dresses and more...


To Order - Take the link to the Captain's Lady! These are hand made by the artist/seamstress in Virginia... a good South'n gal!

We will add more as time goes on...

Black Ball Gown: Gently used

Black satin/ red brocade civil war ball gown handmade using Period Impressions Pattern.

Bodice laces up the back as it would back in the day, with gross grain ribbon which is provided. The dress is a size 7/8 in todays measurements. The skirt is worn over a 4-bone hoop (not included in this sale) but will also wear nicely over a 3-bone hoop. Model is 5 ft 3 inches. The skirt uses a hook closure that can be easily removed and adjusted to fit your waist measurement. The skirt is also made in 3 layers: layer one is black satin, layer two is balck tulle, layer three is black satin. I have pulled up the first two layers and pinned red rose bunches to give it the poofed look in the front. These can be easily removed.

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Green Ball Gown: Gently used

Light green brocade civil war ball gown handmade using Period Impressions Pattern. Gently used

Bodice laces up the back as it would back in the day, with gross grain ribbon which is provided. The dress is a size 10/12 in todays measurements. The skirt is worn over a 4-bone hoop (not included in this sale) due to the weight of the fabric. Model is 5 ft 3 inches. The skirt uses a hook closure that can be easily removed and adjusted to fit your waist measurement.

- SOLD - Want something similar? Contact the Captain's Lady...

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Blue Ball Gown: Gently used

Baby blue/ cream taffeta gown is handmade, also gently used. Bodice portion has blue paisley pattern with 3/4 length sleeve and 6 inch cream lace with ribbon tie at the elbow. Skirt is straight A-line worn over a 4-bone hoop (not inlcuded). Model is 5 ft 3 inches. This dress has a zippered closure in the back. NOT PERIOD CORRECT (close, and can work if needed). Gloves and fan are not included.

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Tea Dress: Gently used

Gently used and handmade using the Period Impressions Pattern. This combo is a size 10/12. (White top is not include in this sale). The bodice has 3/4 length bell sleeves with green ribbon trim. The bodice has buttons up the center. The skirt is worn over a 4-bone hoop (not included in this sale) but will also wear nicely over a 3-bone hoop. Model is 5 ft 3 inches. The skirt uses a hook closure that can be easily removed and adjusted to fit your waist measurement. (hat and gloves not included)

- SOLD - Want something similar? Contact the Captain's Lady...

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Red Skirt: New

Camp/ Work skirt. This is a cotton blend, machine washable garment. 32 inch waist with 2 hook closure. Can be nicely worn with or without 3 bone hoop.(Hoop not included in this sale)

- SOLD - Want something similar? Contact the Captain's Lady...

Tell the Captain's Lady your measurements, and she can make you one like this!


Blue Skirt: New

Camp/ work Skirt. This is a cotton blend, machine washable garment. Adjustable waist (34 inches) hooks that can be removed and let out to 45 inches.

Available at the Captain's Lady


Pale Green Print Skirt: New

Camp/ work skirt. This is a cotton blend, machine washable garment. Adjustable waist (34 inches) hooks that can be removed and let out.

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Need a Dress? Give the Captain's Lady your measurements... and perhaps she can put somethin' together fur ya! ...Ay Ay Captain!


Songs of the Confederacy - Play a piece of history! Beautiful favorites from a golden timeSongs of the South... Beautiful piano favorites from a golden time. Get yours!


Bracelets and Earrings... Some are Civil War era period-correct, most are just for normal everyday wear! Yes, same artist, USA-made, and at reasonable prices. Bead types and materials do vary.



Need a Mink? There are a few available. They did wear furs in them days...


Items and availability will change... Give the Captain's Lady a gander ... Ay Ay Captain!



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