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19th Century Outerwear


19th Century Outerwear

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Ravelry: Woolsery's The Queen Victoria Crochet Scarf (2)

Ravelry: Woolsery's I Didn't Make This - Queen Victoria Did

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In early Victorian Britain, crochet was often regarded as a cheap substitute for traditional hand made lace and as such was not popular amon...

BBC - A History of the World - Object : Queen Victoria's Crochet

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QueensScarf

The Royal Canadian Regiment - Queen Victoria Scarf

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civil war era fashion - knit capelet

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Pèlerine de dentelle, vers 1859 Dentelle blonde de soie mécanique et fins

ca 1830-1865

mid 1850s wool walking shoe, exactly like the pattern that is available in the period book Every Lady Her Own Shoe Maker. Also more proof shoes weren't always black. ;-)

1860

Three pairs of fancy evening shoes, undated, (1830’s-1850’s?), Château Compiègne.

silk taffeta mantel with velvet bands & chantilly lace trim, silk lining

Mantle

Fichu

Met collection

Fichu | American or European | The Metropolitan Museum of Art

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cut steel beads

1865 blue satin side-lace boot

mid 1850s wool walking shoe, exactly like the pattern that is available in the period book Every Lady Her Own Shoe Maker. Also more proof shoes weren't always black. ;-)

Black Chantilly Lace Shawl, 1860s

The Oregon Regency Society ~ Northwest Chapter: Miss Charlotte's Shoe Tutorial

Spanish Opera Hood, 1863

back of jacket

  • Jenny D'Onofrio
    Jenny D'Onofrio

    I'm wondering if the sack jackets were primarily worn by young women? I don't have much doc. on these and I have a customer who needs one.

  • Cynthia Knittel Van Sluys
    Cynthia Knittel Van Sluys

    I am not sure but it seems that when you look at enough CDVs you see mostly younger women or teens in them. Maybe they were the fashion statement at that time.

  • Jenny D'Onofrio
    Jenny D'Onofrio

    I agree....I've noticed that as well.

  • Cynthia Knittel Van Sluys
    Cynthia Knittel Van Sluys

    And maybe the younger ladies liked this style because it reminded them of the military style=patriotism?

  • Jenny D'Onofrio
    Jenny D'Onofrio

    True...and usually they are trimmed and made in plain colors. The originals I've seen in this style were not brightly colored....but you never no...there could be some fancy ones out there.

Jacket - Grey alpaca trimmed with narrow black tape, slit in back. Probably altered. 1860 (circa)

Woman or girl's patten with wooden sole and two black leather straps with holes for ties across the feet. This patten has an undulating curved metal ring under the sole to raise the patten above ground. The toe is pointed and reinforced with metal from the patten ring.