In The Flower Garden ~ A Mix Of Old, New And In Between

In The Flower Garden ~ A  Mix Of Old, New And In Between
A branding of flowers, mixed with colorful Depression era garden pots, adds charm to a small garden spot..  To anchor the spot, the old potting steps in weathered blue paint, is surrounded by three bower vines which bloom profusely.  Set against deep green leaves, the soft pink flowers, in a trumpet shape, are so pretty to view.    The vines were moved from the arbor trellis. f...

Civil War To Late Victorian White Chantilly Lace Shawl ~ Flowers And Ferns

Civil War To Late Victorian White Chantilly Lace Shawl ~ Flowers And Ferns
A fantastic gorgeous Civil War era - to later Victorian white Chantilly lace shawl. The shawl is in an all over flora in large flowers and fern pattern punctuated with smaller sprays of flowers. A pleasing design showing off the scallop border on   the triangle shape of the edge.  . Length of the shawl from center back, to the point is 54" long. 112" at the longest side of the t...

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...