A Study Of Ribbon Rosettes From The 1920's ~ What Was The Purpose?

A Study Of Ribbon Rosettes From The 1920's ~ What Was The Purpose?
Love these two beautiful hand made rosette with lace edging.  Somebody's lovely creation.  The boudoir ribbon embellishments date from the later teens-1920's. Although, I am not sure of the usage, possibly a decorative tie for storing pretty bed linens? Or maybe even curtain tie backs?   Maybe you can decide.Here's the construction of the pieces: The handmade round center, wit...

Silks, Satin, Printed Ribbons ~ A Collection From The Victorian 1920's Era

Silks, Satin, Printed Ribbons ~ A Collection From The Victorian 1920's Era
A very attractive silk taffeta printed flora ribbon dating from the late Victorian - Edwardian or 1920's era.  This found piece is unused condition.Another equally pretty floral ribbon from the Victorian  Edwardian 1920's, as the yellow floral ribbon above.  This silk taffeta ribbon has solid pink stripes in a satin finish.  Again, it is unused condition.This is just an incredi...

Stitches Of The Past ~ Antique And Vintage Crochet Sampler Stitches Book

During the late Victorian era and well into the early 20th century, sample stitches of hand crochet were saved as reference for one's self or, sharing with others. Often times small pieces of completed stitches were stored loosely together in a box. Other times, the samples were neatly placed in simple or elaborate home made books  The more fancy books were covered in cloth, then embellished...