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Girls Old Fashioned Nightgowns and More
Girls nightgowns are available in two styles: Samantha and the old fashioned yoke style often referred to as the Laura style gown.
Samantha is the gown of the late 1800's when we entered the Victorian age. 
Laura is the gown of the 1840's, the type of gown that was worn on the prairie.
Along with nightwear, girls wore petticoats and of course, pantaloons which were actually the underwear of the day.
All of the personal wear items are made with 100% cotton. 


Samantha Gown

My girls victorian nightgown is perfect for any little lady. 

Made from 100% snow white cotton, it is accented with cotton eyelet at the neck

and trimmed with pink beaded eyelet on the front empire bodice.

Full long sleeves are trimmed at the shoulders with ruffles trimmed in eyelet and ruffle at the wrist. 

 Gown is full length.

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Laura Pioneer Gown

Perfect for fans of "Little House" and Laura Ingalls,

her gown is the classic yoke style with full sleeves that gather at the wrist.

The shoulders are accented with ruffles trimmed in eyelet,

and that same eyelet accents the neck.

Pink buttons accent the front closure.

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Originally, the mobcap was worn during the day as part of the tradition of the Colonial Era.

As the population moved west, the mobcap for day wear proved to be impractical.

The wind and heat and then the snow and cold required a more protective head covering.  

The mobcap then became the cap worn at night to keep warm.  

Made from 100% cotton, accented with a pink bow. 

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The First Washing Machine

Heading west in the early days of America was not only a hard trip, it was plain hard work.

The first washing machine was a stream and a rock.

Clothes were washed in the nearest water the pioneers could find and were pounded on the rocks to make them come clean.

As the settlers built their cabins, water was carried in buckets up from the streams and poured into large tubs.

Clothes were scrubbed over corrugated washboards.  

Many washing machines were invented throughout the 1800s, but it wasn't until modern times during the 1930's,

when electricity and indoor plumbing became available,

that washing machines grew in popularity. 







Petticoats were a staple of the wardrobe.  Today we look at them as an undergarment worn to plump up the skirt

and yes, they were used for that purpose as well.

But, they were also worn to keep the bottom of the dresses clean. 

Petticoats were generally worn longer than the dress. 

Out on the prairie, without pavement, dirt and mud were everywhere. 

And because wardrobes were so limited, petticoats protected the dresses. 

Petticoats were made of muslin - the cheapest and most prevelant fabric around. 

It was also relatively thin, and so, it could be washed by hand at night and hung by the fire to be clean and dry by morning.

Historically accurate, these petticoats are made of 100% cotton, trimmed in eyelet at the bottom and have a drawstring closure at the waist.

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Pantaloons were indeed, the underwear worn out on the prairie. 

Today, they are a fun accessory to a pioneer outifit.

Historically accurate, a wide eyelet trims the bottom and they close at the waist with a pink drawstring.

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