Favorite decades: 1910's, 1800's, 1870's
Favorite artists: Anthony van Dyck, Giovanni Boldini, Henry Fuseli, Thomas Lawrence
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Bonnet, ca 1867 Boston, the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
A small bonnet of white straw, designed to be worn on top of head, trimmed with lilac velvet folds and matching small artificial blossoms arranged in three bunches, lilac taffeta broad ribbon ties; lined with china silk and glazed book muslin, on china silk a gold printed label: “Mrs. B. E. Hastings, MODE., 13 Hayward Place”; an inked note found in bottom of box reading April 1867, Mrs. L. S. Dabney’s (?).
Medici cage crinoline “with improver”, late 1860’s-early 1870’s
Does anyone know what a Medici cage crinoline is? Is it maybe a brand or model name?
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March fashions, 1867 France, Cendrillon
Do any of you like this kind of ballgown (the pink one)? They’ve always reminded me of those crocheted toilet paper covers you find at thrift stores. :(