"The" Mrs. Astor
4. Peepshows and Other Optical Amusements So what were the proper Knickerbockers of Caroline Astor’s youth amusing themselves with in the days before Facebook and Glee? Sedate “parlor amusements” such as peep shows!. First of all… if you are going to search for this term in Google, BE PREPARED! There is a more prevalent naughty …
tools of the trade
sitting with my parents and uncle steve in the kitchen an hour before we leave for the party and i've been going through pinterest while we chat. it's led to this little compilation of crochet, lace, embroidery and handiwork. i feel like we're in a sewing circle without the sewing. so many cultures centered around perfecting…
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Vintage Fan: 18th Century Brise silk covered red lacquer sticks
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lunaghoststar: “ Genoese Medicine Chest, 1562-1566 This magnificent and unique medicine chest was made for Vincenzo Giustiniani (d. 1570), the last Genoese governor of the island of Chios in the...
Like a Zoetrope, but instead of seeing the animation through slits in the wheel, it is reflected in the mirror in the center. From the Toy Museum in Prague, Czech Republic