Beautiful Undergarments Of The Flapper Years of The 1920's

The closing of the first decades of the 1900's saw undergarments, not only changing in style, but also in fabrics, as man made fibers appeared more widely.   Some of the most beautiful rayon silk lingerie, in yummy colors, were produced after World War l through the early 1940's, with the heyday between the 1920's and 1930's.  The above photo is of a chiffon brassiere from the 1920'...

A Fascinating Look At A 1914 Vintage Edwardian Hat And Millinery Supply Catalog

Here is really a treasured find, as not often are these early millinery catalogs found, at least I don't see many.   Sometimes, a few hats are combined in catalogs, featuring clothing and accessories.   Still, to find a complete catalog, dedicated to the early Edwardian millinery trade is a treat.Written on the outside of the catalog is the date 1914. The catalog is issued by the Millin...

Historical Red White And Blue Americana Apron ~ A Celebration Of Samuel Slater Cotton Mill

Here is a true piece of Americana.  This  historical apron is from the 1890 , printed in red, white and blue with stars fabric.  The apron was manufactured by Dunnel Mfg Co., for distribution at the Cotton Centenary of 1890,  in Pawtucket, R.I.  These aprons were made to commemorates the 100th anniversary, (1790-1890), of Samuel Slater's cotton spinning machinery, at...