An Edwardian 1912-1915 Wedding Dress Of Tulle Lace And Satin Ribbons

An Edwardian 1912-1915 Wedding Dress Of Tulle Lace And Satin Ribbons
A special day, a special dress.  What couldn't be more lovely than this pretty net and lace dress, bedecked with ribbon, worn for a wedding about 1912-1915.The dress is made of three net tiers, with a cream silk satin band of ribbon, sewn to the second tier, to give it a dramatic flair. The bodice, made of tulle,  resembles an over blouse.  The sleeves and yoke are made of machine...

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...

Oh, Those Stylized Fabrics Of The 1960's! What Fun!

Oh, Those Stylized Fabrics Of The 1960's!  What Fun!
Now tell me, how cute is this! I'm dating this wonderful bolt of cotton fabric to about the 1960's, however, it actually may be somewhat earlier.As you can see, it is a stylized print of a lion or cat printed in red outline ~ white face with red features on black fabric. Two sizes of the lions are on the fabric in an all over pattern. Animals face both ways on the length of the fabric. It is a cot...