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...

Ribbon Rosettes ~ The Finishing Touch From The Edwardian 1920's Era

I am always excited to find lovely vintage ribbon rosettes, especially because I love them so well!  These pretties date from the Edwardian - 1920's flapper era.    Thought I would share and showcase a few of this type of flower.   Not only a treasure trove, but a testament to the makers of these lovely creations. Each of these rosettes are unique from any of the others. ...

Ribbon Art ~ Handiwork Of The Victorian Edwardian Era ~ Dresser Runner And Matching Pincushion

Ribbon Art ~ Handiwork Of The Victorian Edwardian Era ~ Dresser Runner And Matching Pincushion
OH..... here is such a fantastic matching runner and pincushion from the late Victorian / early 1900's.  Done of ribbon art, the pieces are extremely well done.  . Can you imagine such a lovely dresser runner and pincushion upon milady's vanity or dresser?   Especially in the beautiful flora motif of roses.The roses are scattered at the edge of the runner and across the top side of...