Sophronia's time period was lousy with plaid. Queen Victoria was a big fan of Scotland, add that to the advent of machine made clothing and plaid was everywhere. So from 2014 to 1654 here's some paid!
|1850s Whitaker Auctions|
|1850s Plaid Morning Dress The Metropolitan Museum of Art|
|1854-1856 Musée Galliera de la Mode de la Ville de Paris|
|1850 Cloak 1850s The Metropolitan Museum of Art|
|Afternoon Dress 1855 The Metropolitan Museum of Art|
|1855 The Los Angeles County Museum of Art|
|Evening Dress c.1859-1860 MFA|
|6th-Plate Daguerreotype, Circa 1854 (by lisby1) |
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However, it wasn't only for the ladies. The gentlemen embraced plaid too.
|Trousers 1840-1860 Augusta Auctions|
|Morning Vest 1850s The Metropolitan Museum of Art|