1815 ca. Tiny Coin Purse, French.
Beadwork coin purse on a pinchbeck frame, probably brought back to England from a Grand Tour of Europe.
The purse has a little French house and tree in the beaded design with an individual tiny gilt flower that ornaments the buttery gilt inner frame.
The purse has an innovational button opener and snap closure.
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A Pelisse or Walking Dress in England, or a Redingote in France. Regency women’s fashions at their best!Continue reading →
1805-1815 ca. Bonnet. Olive brown stiffened, peaked brim, and lined with ivory satin to protect pale skin from sun.Continue reading →
18th and 19th Century Gloves
A Georgian and Regency Fashion Accessory,
and in cold climates, a necessity.
Gloves were important fashionable and symbolic accessories for men and women.
In the 1600s, gloves were often given as gifts and as mementos at funerals.
Bishops sometimes wore gloves during Roman Catholic services.