Women’s Fashions in the Early 1800s. Who loves Regency Era Women’s Fashions? Everyone? Of course we do!Continue reading →
- The word Chatelaine is French and means the keeper of the keys
- Chatelaine” derives from the Latin word for castle
- In Medieval times, the chatelaine was in charge of the day-to-day running of the castle.
A Landwing Augsburg Silver Repousse Verge With Chatelaine, circa 1780 . A plain inner case, silver repousse outer case with a five figure classical scene and scallops in high relief, glass bulls eye crystal, four frame chatelaine with key, fob, pencil, and file. Enamel Dial, Roman hour chapters, outer five minute numerals, gold filigree hands.Continue reading →
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 →