1850 Beaded Crochet Reticule, or Coin Purse.This reticule is made from beaded crochet attached to a ready-made hinged frame with chain handle. It may have held coins, or was possibly not used at all – it may have been purely ornamental. It was made in the mid nineteenth century, and would have been based on a pattern found in a popular women’s magazine or knitting book.Continue reading →
Art of Horses, Riders, and CarriagesContinue reading →
1830-1840 Woman’s Corset, English. Cotton sateen, quilted, with cotton twill and cotton plain-weave tape.
via Los Angeles County Museum of Art.Continue reading →
1790-1810 ca. Slip on Red Leather Shoes, English.
Maker unknown. Turnshoe construction with needlepoint toes and covered wedged louis heels.Continue reading →
1827 Highbury College, South West Front, London.
Important London Places in the longer Regency years.Continue reading →