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    Child's cape | 1860-1870

    Jacket 1880, Bosnia. Silk velvet, embroidered with metal thread, trimmed with silk chiffon and lined with silk damask. Victoria & Albert Museum

    Cape presented to Queen Victoria, 1860

    Twilled peacock blue woollen cloth, embroidered in cream silk thread, with a cream tassel on the hood; Anglo-Indian ?, 1860-70

    Oh this cape! Gorgeous, yet modern.

    Wedding dress, English, ca. 1869-70. Two pieces. Blue silk grosgrain with white lace trimming around edge of bodice and cuffs.

    All w/ original trim side ribbons: 1 1850s ivory silk drawn bonnet w/ beige velvet pink cloth roses; 1 white straw w/ brocaded back skirt trimmed w/ lace, cloth flowers around brim; 1 black horsehair w/ straw pinstripe, black lace skirt, pink cloth flowers; very good-excellent.

    Be still my heart! 1950s Skirt 50s Peacock Feathers Mexican Hand by jumblelaya, $598.00

    Evening dress ca. 1860’s

    Skirt - presumably from the wardrobe of Orsolya Dersffy, ca. 1610, Hungary, Italy, cut-pile velvet, raised embroidery of gilt silver thread; embroidered in silk thread

    Cape 1891, American, Made of silk and wool

    Two-piece dress in ivory cloth, by Atelier A La Ville de Lyon Goudstikker, Naples, c. 1905, at the Pitti Palace Costume Gallery. Via Europeana Fashion.

    Evening cape Emile Pingat (French, active 1860–96) Date: ca. 1891 Culture: French Medium: wool, silk, fur, beads

    Child's dress ca. 1870 (made)

    Gentleman's suit, 1770-1780, Hungary, budge, felt, embroidered with flat stitch, braiding. "...made of dark blue felt...set-in sleeves; the borders are embroidered with alternating motifs of big and small bunches of flowers, in green and white silk thread. Lined with brown lamb's fur ( a later addition)...width adjustable with a lace at the back. The borders and the standing collar are embroidered with the motifs described above. Decorated with white and green silk braids all around."

    A line of swingy tassels lends a festive upgrade to this sleek leather clutch in a pop of color.

    Child's embroidered gown, ca. 1810, via Vintage Textile