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New accessories from old plaids (1950

New accessories from old plaids Especially in a season when everyone is tartan-conscious, plaids left over from your last Highland fling become gay costume extras. A moth-eaten bathrobe and skirt, an outgrown blouse, knee-worn slacks were converted into sparkling new accessories. Hat, cuffs, scarf, bow ties from worn bathrobe The perky pillbox (see diagram above) …


I love this. I really wish the source link worked so that I could find out more about it and what collection it is in. | WALKING SUIT: BODICE AND SKIRT Circa 1890


Late 1890s - same vintage as our Little Blue House! She looks very studious. Visit my Victorian home restoration blog at:


Parasol Lyon  Date: 1890–99 Culture: French Medium: silk, wood, metal Dimensions: 33 1/4 in. (84.5 cm) Credit Line: Brooklyn Museum Costume Collection at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Gift of the Brooklyn Museum, 2009; Gift of Mrs. C. D. Waters, 1945 Accession Number: 2009.300.2359

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