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c. 1880. This two-piece dress features the plaid fabric known as "madras" which originated in the Indian town of Madras, on the Bay of Bengal. Like other Indian printed cottons, it was widely imitated in the West.

* American Dress Multicolor plaid cotton This two-piece dress features the plaid fabric known as "madras" which originated in the Indian town of Madras, on the Bay of Bengal. Like other Indian printed cottons, it was widely imitated in the West.

~Back detail, 1880~

1880 Dress: This two-piece dress features the plaid fabric known as "madras" which originated in the Indian town of Madras, on the Bay of Bengal. Like other Indian printed cottons, it was widely imitated in the West.

Two 1944 Cadet Nurse Corps uniforms, sold through JC Penney.

Military uniform, J. Penney Co. (American), The Cadet Nurse Corps was created by Congress in 1943 to help alleviate the nursing shortage at home and abroad during the Second World War.