Levis, Ralph Lauren, cashmere, pearls, Lucchese, Barbour and History.
Footcandy Friday: A perfect silk garden party or evening shoe! Early 20thc. from I. Miller (American, founded 1911) Metropolitan Museum
Edwardian street fashion, 1906-1909.
Woman’s black velour hat, c. 1907. Designed by Caroline Reboux / 23 Rue de la Paix / Paris, this showy hat with ostrich feathers was retailed by E. W. Edwards & Son department store in Syracuse, N.Y, for $28.50. Charleston Museum
"Caraco circa 1780" "quilted Petticoat circa 1770-1780"
Handkerchief linen used for apron and neck scarf.
William Booth Draper. Green WLG 167 Green WLG 167 6.5 oz., 60" wide, $14.50/yd. The 1773 edition of the Encyclopedia Britannica -"green be the most frequent and most common of natural colors, yet there is no simple ingredient now used alone to dye green upon any material, sap green being the nearest, which is used by country people." In 1772 a "Dr. William" petitioned the English house of commons claiming to have invented permanent yellow and green dyes for cotton and linen.
Green linen for petticoat ~ Wm Booth Draper
Ralph Lauren military ~ Love it!
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