To Wow You ~ An Edwardian 1920's Paisley Handbag With Grande Maison De Blanc NY Label

To Wow You ~ An Edwardian 1920's Paisley Handbag With Grande Maison De Blanc NY Label
Wow! Here is an awesome purse from decades past.  Dating from the Edwardian - 1920's era, the purse features a paisley fabric with a beautiful silk water taffeta moire interior.A suede leather framework with brass catch to open and close the bag. Suede tab on the front with initials of C.E.D. A heavier style rope braid handle straps, with interesting knot in the center, for carrying the purs...

A Small Collection of 19th And 20th Century Fabrics ~ Yardage For Home Sewing

A Small Collection of 19th And 20th Century Fabrics ~ Yardage For Home Sewing
This is a photographic collection of a small sampling of fabrics, available to the homemaker, for home sewing.  Fabrics from the later 19th century to the mid 1950's are represented. The fabric choices are from cotton to silk to that artificial silk, called rayon. I hope you will enjoy the small grouping and find it informative.     An outstanding find from the markets of Brimf...

Fine Victorian Edwardian Hand Made Needle Work Table Bed Linens ~ A Daughter's Trousseau

Fine Victorian Edwardian Hand Made Needle Work Table Bed Linens ~ A Daughter's Trousseau
The beauty of elaborate details, along with fine workmanship, is so evident in the making of beautiful table and bed linens.  Not only for one's self, but many gorgeous pieces were included in a daughter's trousseau.  A customary  practice from the Victorian time into the early part of the 1900's.Making of these items might start at a daughter's early age, so by the time of marriage...