Circa 1835 tiara.  Floral tiaras are very rare as they are usually broken down into separate sprays and sold as brooches. This tiara is formed of seven floral sprays. It has been worn as a necklace at some time in the past.

Tiara

Circa 1835 tiara. Floral tiaras are very rare as they are usually broken down into separate sprays and sold as brooches. This tiara is formed of seven floral sprays. It has been worn as a necklace at some time in the past.

Robe a l’anglaise ca. 1780’s colour : stone / pink. design : striped silk satin stone pink openrobe, lined with silk gauze.

Robe a l’anglaise ca. 1780’s colour : stone / pink. design : striped silk satin stone pink openrobe, lined with silk gauze.

An American-made dress, ca. 1840. This unusual sleeve shape was in vogue from approximately 1837 to 1843

An American-made dress, ca. 1840. This unusual sleeve shape was in vogue from approximately 1837 to 1843

1860's Day dress of black silk with embroidered flowers in blue and silver; the trim is blue silk under black lace.

1860's Day dress of black silk with embroidered flowers in blue and silver; the trim is blue silk under black lace.

Dress, ca. 1812, England. Victoria and Albert Museum: "Dress made of warp-knitted fabric, probably cotton. With a pattern of alternating stripes of close plain knitting and open work. The sleeves and a band inserted around the neck are also in knitted cotton with a smaller pattern of alternating plain and open work." (Click through for more pictures.)

Dress

Dress, ca. 1812, England. Victoria and Albert Museum: "Dress made of warp-knitted fabric, probably cotton. With a pattern of alternating stripes of close plain knitting and open work. The sleeves and a band inserted around the neck are also in knitted cotton with a smaller pattern of alternating plain and open work." (Click through for more pictures.)

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