1. The period between 1876 (the hundredth anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Independence) and 1883 (the hundredth anniversary of the end of the Revolutionary War) saw a huge number of American themed fancy dress balls.
This beautiful Stars & Stripes themed dress was made for such a ball between between 1880 and 1882.

    The period between 1876 (the hundredth anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Independence) and 1883 (the hundredth anniversary of the end of the Revolutionary War) saw a huge number of American themed fancy dress balls.

    This beautiful Stars & Stripes themed dress was made for such a ball between between 1880 and 1882.