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  • Shaleza Rouse

    Godey's Magazine - suspenders 1860s

  • eva mole

    Suspenders or Braces were the perfect gift for a young lady to embroider for her fiancé, or for a wife to create for her husband. The image on the right shows an 1853 design for braces. During the 1850's & 1860's woolwork on canvas was most popular style.

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