Straw and horsehair hat. 1850s. Rose wears a bonnet similar to this one on a hot summer day.
An 1859 fashion plate from Godey’s Magazine showing women wearing crinolines under their skirts. The crinoline was new on the fashion scene, having debuted a few years prior, and replaced wearing multiple layers of petticoats to achieve the same effect.
A typical 1850s hairstyle
Fashion plate from Gentlemen’s Magazine, 1853. Men’s sideburns were all the rage as were plaid trousers.
A dress from 1858
A dress from 1852
A dress from 1855