Civil War To Late Victorian White Chantilly Lace Shawl ~ Flowers And Ferns

Civil War To Late Victorian White Chantilly Lace Shawl ~ Flowers And Ferns
A fantastic gorgeous Civil War era - to later Victorian white Chantilly lace shawl. The shawl is in an all over flora in large flowers and fern pattern punctuated with smaller sprays of flowers. A pleasing design showing off the scallop border on   the triangle shape of the edge.  . Length of the shawl from center back, to the point is 54" long. 112" at the longest side of the t...

A Millinery's Delight ~ A Classy Early 1900's Palm Beach Straw Hat

A Millinery's Delight ~ A Classy Early 1900's Palm Beach Straw Hat
Here's a fantastic women's hat that's just about mint as you can get for 100 years old.  Amazing!   This wonderful wide brim natural straw hat with stiffened fabric dates from the mid to later Edwardian era. Great plaiting of the straw to give an interesting texture. The brim is covered with a stiffened fabric and then over laid with the strips of straw. The same fabric forms the ban...

To Dazzle The Eye ~ A Flapper Era 1920s Silk Ribbon Rosette Powder Puff Purse

To Dazzle The Eye ~  A Flapper Era 1920s Silk Ribbon Rosette Powder Puff Purse
Oh, I love this delicate and dazzling powder puff purse from the Roaring 20's!  Made of silk edged with lace and embellished with tiny rosette yardage, it is a piece of eye candy. The side is made of pleated silk, separated from the upper part, by a row of lace. Drawstrings at the top secure the opening of the dance purse. A round mirror forms the base. The condition is as excellent as...