Colonial women wore items such as petticoats, waistcoats, stockings, stays, smocks and caps. Women's best dresses were black and were kept for special occasions. Clothing worn every day was generally red, blue, brown, gray, white or yellow.Continue Reading
The typical clothing worn by colonial women covered a wide spectrum.
Other items worn by colonial women, depending on the occasion, were aprons, boots, shoes, cloaks and mittens.Learn more about US History