Civil War Era Ladies' Dresses - March 1862 Peterson's Magazine
The Mariana or Polonaise Dress of Green Silk, with one rather wide ruffle at the bottom. The front is ornamented with ruches of silk, and another ruche which extends down the back to the waist, passes over the shoulders down the front on each side of the en-tablier trimming, and above the flounce. Pagoda sleeves open far up the arm, and trimmed to correspond with the skirt. White silk bonnet, ornamented with a green bird of Paradise.
Lucia Dress of French Gray Silk - There is a quilling of black silk extending from the shoulders down the sides of the front, and around the bottom of the dress. The front of the dress and sleeves are cut out in the shape seen in the engravings and bound with black silk.