Before the Swiss Army Knife, Victorian women wore ornate multitools - Heres a device to add to your steampunk fiction: the chatelaine, a popular accessory from the 19th century. Part practicality, part fashion accessory, the chatelaine was the perfect way for women on the go to carry all of their tools.

Before the Swiss Army Knife, Victorian women wore ornate multitools

Before the Swiss Army Knife, Victorian women wore ornate multitools - Heres a device to add to your steampunk fiction: the chatelaine, a popular accessory from the 19th century. Part practicality, part fashion accessory, the chatelaine was the perfect way for women on the go to carry all of their tools.

Library Card Catalog Vintage Paper Wedding Table Numbers Rustic Victorian Garden Wedding Book Hand Painted Watercolor, Brown Leaf, set of 10 - Edit Listing - Etsy

Library Card Catalog Vintage Paper Wedding Table Numbers Rustic Victorian Garden Wedding Book Hand Painted Watercolor, Brown Leaf, set of 10 - Edit Listing - Etsy

#silla #hierro Hand forged Handmade Victorian Ornate Wrought Iron Achitectural Garden Porch Swing. $395.00, via Etsy.

#silla #hierro Hand forged Handmade Victorian Ornate Wrought Iron Achitectural Garden Porch Swing. $395.00, via Etsy.

Victorian trowel 31-3003 DeWit Large-Sized Victorian Trowel.jpg

Victorian trowel 31-3003 DeWit Large-Sized Victorian Trowel.jpg

Victorian Trowel by DeWit Tools

Victorian Trowel by DeWit Tools

A hostess would see to it that her lawn tennis ground was in order, her croquet laid out, and the archery tools all in place, so the various groups could amuse themselves at these different games.  Sometimes ball games and races were added, and often a platform was laid for dancing.  A band of music was essential to a very elegant and successful garden party, so the hostess would offer a variety of music, both formal and merry.         Some amusements were always provided for the younger…

A hostess would see to it that her lawn tennis ground was in order, her croquet laid out, and the archery tools all in place, so the various groups could amuse themselves at these different games. Sometimes ball games and races were added, and often a platform was laid for dancing. A band of music was essential to a very elegant and successful garden party, so the hostess would offer a variety of music, both formal and merry. Some amusements were always provided for the younger…

31-3003 DeWit Large-Sized Victorian Trowel.jpg

31-3003 DeWit Large-Sized Victorian Trowel.jpg

31-3001 DeWit Medium-Sized Victorian Trowel.jpg

31-3001 DeWit Medium-Sized Victorian Trowel.jpg

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