Secrets Hidden in a 1916 Net Lace Wedding Gown

It’s no secret that I’m into vintage fashion, bigtime! And no matter where and why I travel, I find time to source some special pieces for the Mobile Millinery Museum & Costume Archive. This past July was not different; I picked up some stunning and historically important pieces on my travels which I will blogContinue reading “Secrets Hidden in a 1916 Net Lace Wedding Gown”

Ribbons and Bows

I am currently exploring the world of children’s millinery and enjoying the search for children’s vintage hats and bonnets.  Baby bonnets, of course, abound and those from the Victorian era are particularly dear. This little treasure is an embroidered net with cream-coloured, silk ribbon ties  and brow-line self-fabric flowers; likely a Christening bonnet. The machine-embroidered netContinue reading “Ribbons and Bows”