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Tea time around the world. Because tea connects us and makes the world go round.

Sheer cotton muslin dress with small darts for close-fitting silhouette. Wide filet lace band trimmed with needle-woven tulips, berries & scrolling leaves vertically placed like arrows across bands of lace. This forms bodice overlay, sleeves, tiered edge of skirt & vertical panel that hangs from back bodice & comes to mitred point at lower back edge. Trim of crocheted double-balls hang from Irish crochet roses. Higher squared neckline edged in ivory silk. coda2222/ebay

1830s apron

Apron | American | The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Circa1880 ball gown - beautiful back details!

Atlantic City, 1905

Ditto machines...remember the smell?

We played jacks for hours- how could we hold 10 jacks and catch the ball? -- I tried to explain this to my grandson, no luck.

Did You Ever Play Jacks?

Little Rascals was my favorite show to watch after school!

be vintage.


vintage lace petticoat

little winter bride: VINTAGE: Textile Vintage

The Empty Nest.

Louise Cromwell Brooks (1890-1965) was an American socialite considered to be Washington's most beautiful young women. She is shown here in 1911 at the age of 21 wearing a most fashionable ensemble. She was married to General Douglas MacArthur from 1922-1929.

The Gibson Girl was the personification of a feminine ideal as portrayed in the satirical pen and ink illustrated stories created by illustrator Charles Dana Gibson during a 20-year period spanning the late nineteenth and early twentieth century in the United States.She was tall, slender yet with ample bosom, hips and bottom in the S-curve torso shape achieved by wearing a swan-bill corset. Her neck was thin & her hair piled high upon her head in the contemporary bouffant, pompadour & chignon

Art Nouveau Gala or Evening Gown with Coat, ca. 1909

Dress 1950s

Vintage Jolie Boutique - Nashville Lifestyles

Vintage Jolie Boutique - Nashville Lifestyles

Chemise 1900 American

Chemise 1908 - so sweet & charming

Vintage late 1920s

1914 tea dress

Edwardian Fashion,

Model wearing fashion by Jacques Fath, 1952. Photo by Norman Parkinson.

American silk nightgown, 1952 (detail of embroidery and monogram)

Antique French Embroidered Batiste Fabric C 1900s