Sally Bonetta Forbes
Born in West Africa in the area once known as ‘the Slave Coast,’ she was captured and became a slave of the King of Dahomey when she was about 5 years old. Two years later, in June 1850, Commodore Forbes of H.M.S. Bonetta arrived in Dahomey to negotiate the suppression of the slave trade and the King of Dahomey presented him with the girl as a present for Queen Victoria. She was brought back to England and given the names Forbes after her rescuer and Bonetta after the name of his ship. [Her…
Silk dress, ca. 1858
Blue silk taffeta evening dress with two-tier skirt. Antedates Virginia Shields Vaden’s marriage to William Vaden in 1858. The bodice is low cut and the sleeves are very long and full. All hems are finished with a border of silver floral jacquard ribbon and fringe. American, ca. 1855 Silk taffeta, jacquard woven ribbon, silk fringe Gift of Ann Jenkins Farmer in memory of our mother Dorothy Longbrake Jenkins Roberts, KSUM 2005.6.4 a-d
A Short Bobbed Hairstyle for Young Ladies called "Shingling" became the RAGE across the South during the War! | The Ladies Tea - War from a Feminine Perspective
A Short Bobbed Hairstyle for Young Ladies called "Shingling" became the RAGE across the South during the War!
Середина 50-х века девятнадцатого - цветы
Я решила как продолжить изучение предмета, так и несколько перекомпановать содержимое. В прошлом посте я оставила исключительно платья в полоску (там прибавилось 5 платьев). Здесь - рассмотрим повнимательнее оборки, утопающие в цветах. 1859 год, Америка The Metropolitan Museum of Art…
Home - Ilse Gregoor Costume Design
Welcome to Centre de Documentació i Museu Tèxtil [unknown province] silk bodices for day and evening, circa 1855-1858. Bust 102 cm; waist 72 cm.
1850s victorian day dress
Only for costumer order NOT READY TO WEAR dress 1850, suitable for a morning walk in the park or an afternoon tea with friends. embroidered silk organza dress. wide skirt with flounces alternating with pleated tulle. bodice with long sleeves and embossing on the front of the bodice. lace collar and silk bow. belt and knuckles complete the dressing. It can be realized in any size and color. It made entirely with artisan method. Warning: the crinoline is not included in the price. pay…
Womens Side Buttons Long Sleeve Casual Crew Neck Elbow Patched Loose T Shirt Blouses
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