Historic Iroquois and Wabanaki Beadwork
During the nineteenth century, ladies’ magazines like Godey’s Ladies Book, Peterson’s Magazine, Demorest’s and Harper’s Bazaar kept women abreast of Paris fashion trends and allowed the average woman the opportunity to venture into the fashion world of the elite and upper classes. Joan Severa, Curator Emerita and costume history consultant for the State Historical Society of Wisconsin Museum wrote that [t]he nineteenth century was in a very large part based on appearances and… there was a…
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the Keokuk dazzler woman in great dress with pattern
Cook & Blair of Keokuk ,Iowa early war effort here woman with great pattern to crinoline dress. first image contrast corrected to show detail. | eBay!
This albumen photograph from the 1860s is of a young lady wearing a very beautiful dress. The skirt has a large plaid and is trimmed with ruffles. The bodice has fluffy white sleeves and lace at the yoke. | eBay!
Ladies and Gentlemen of the 1860s Conference: Part 2
Thursday I did not have a workshop to conduct on Thursday so I was able to attend Carolann's silk wristlet workshop this morning. This was a fun class and the wristlets are easy to put together. Carolann started off the class showing period examples of the wristlets. We had a choice of different kits. I bought the kit for the simple velvet ribbon with a clasp and a fancier on with ribbon decorations. The handouts included the instructions for all the different types of wristlets. I made the…