1860s silk bonnet (part 2) – decoration
Continuing on the 1860s green silk bonnet: To get my bonnet to look like my inspiration it needed a bit more work (part 1 - making the bonnet) To make it go from this to this... For the trimmings I cut stripes of "whatever left of the silk" and gathered them by hand to get…
I've been branching outside of sewing for an occasional break, trying out different forms of silhouette work. Historically, you can find cu...
Ball gown, byHouse@Worth, ca.1885-1888 Rare Charles Frederick Worth historically-inspired voided velvet ball gown.Elements seek 2 find @Worth dress - fabulous tex tiles combined w/historicism &high fashion. Produced lavish 17th cent.inspired evening gowns thru out illus trious career.Provenance: Doña Emilia Crooke y Larios, Marquesa de Castrillo (1859-1923);portrait painted by Raimundo de Madrazo. Painting shown@Paris Exposition1889.Married Marquesa@Castrillo@ Madrid 1880.
A printed cotton day dress, circa 1850, with small
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