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The detail in this 19th century shawl is amazing.

Stockings, early 19th century, French, silk. In The Metropolitan Museum of Art collection.

Stockings, 19th C, French, silk, 31 inches or 78.7 cm long, to go with your sea green gown, right? When you're dancing someone might see your delicate satin slippers and hose, in storage at the Met.

Bag (Miser's Purse) Date: third quarter 19th century Culture: American Medium: silk, metal

The Trans-Allegheny Lunatic Asylum was constructed in 1858. From a tour pamphlet, a sample of reasons for people's admission to the asylum.

Gold and enamel "macaroni" chatelaine, London, late 18th century

Stockings Date: early 19th century Culture: Italian Medium: silk Dimensions: Length: 25 in. (63.5 cm) Credit Line: Rogers Fund, 1926 Accession Number: 26.56.119. Stunning. Possibly woven. Certainly cut and sewn.

Child's linen and wool Dress, mid-18th century, American, Via the Met.

Petticoat silk - Mid 18th century - CB 38 1/4 inches MET 1977.197.2 I love the strips

“American Flag” costume - Printed cotton, metal buttons - Circa 1889, USA. Costumes were commonly worn to parades and pageants during the 19th century and were intended to promote national identity and patriotism. The flags on this costume contain 39 stars, most likely in anticipation of the Dakota Territory attaining statehood, but the territory was split into two states.

1770s - 18th century - woman's outfit with mixed print fabrics (jacket in stripes with flowers in between stripes, skirt in stripes, neckerchief in plaid/checks) - From "An album containing 90 fine water color paintings of costumes." Turin : [s.n.] , [ca.1775]. In the collection of the Bunka Fashion College in Japan. Underneath the illustration the word "Dutch" is handwritten in pencil. - Netherlands