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Satin “Housewife” Fold-Over Bag, ca 1786, in silk satin and lined with silk, hand-stitched and embroidered overall, with pockets and areas for storing needle and thread, small paper and pencil, keys and a small clock, inscribed, “Chere Souvenance”
New Orleans Auction Gallery, Fall Antiques and Art Auction, New Orleans, Oct 2nd
1860s yoked bodice appropriate for a young lady up until she’s 25 or married. From The Couture Cortesan at: http://couturecourtesan.blogspot.com/2011/04/and-onto-next-1860s-sheer-for-young.html
Longchamp, 10 mai 1908
Beach pyjamas in action! Australia, 1932
Jeanne Hallée | c. 1897
Gallery of Fashion, March 1796.
What a lovely color yellow, and like the bands on her sleeves. Also check out the pinked edge of her gown!