Victorian Early 1900's Blue Parasol Figural Children Playing At Seashore

Victorian Early 1900's  Blue Parasol Figural Children Playing At Seashore
I have read articles regarding the small size parasol, being not necessarily a child's, but may have been used by a lady riding in a carriage. She would want something to block the sun, but not so large to hamper her view. I am sure this is a true statement, however, on the other hand, I feel some small parasols were actually used by children.Case in point would be this small parasol, with its d...

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...

Beautiful Shoes For A Beautiful Occasion ~ For The 1840 to 1860 Woman

Beautiful Shoes For A Beautiful Occasion  ~ For The 1840 to 1860 Woman
A lovely pair of early Victorian straight sole wedding shoes in a silk satin dating from the 1840's to 1860's. Beautifully hand stitched in small even stitches. Lined in linen. The early ladies slipper shoes have rounded squared toes and straight leather flat bottom soles. The embellishment on the toe of the one shoe is missing. However, the ever-so-narrow silk ribbon lacing ties, to secure the s...