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yummies from vintage textile
Holy cow - Vintage Textile has some gorgeous things right now!! My apologies if you have already seen these but they were new to me so I thought I'd share:

1790s crewelwork petticoat - whoa dude I want one!!!! *drool*
1770s short jacket- love the colored linings
1800 matching dress and Spencer- more drooling
quilted Regency Spencer - never seen a quilted one before - lovely color!

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padawansguide From: padawansguide Date: July 7th, 2005 10:23 am (UTC) (link)
I so love 18c!

I love the crewelwork on those petticoats! If it took me 9 months to do the Bespin embroidery, I can't imagine how long that took!

I love the 1800 Spencer and gown - I really have to make a regency gown one of these days. I thought it interesting that the back of the gown's bodice was pieced together:

http://www.vintagetextile.com/images/Early/1810e.jpg
jennylafleur From: jennylafleur Date: July 7th, 2005 06:16 pm (UTC) (link)
I know - one of the RCHS ladies and I were talking about how much we wanted a crewelwork petticoat, then looked at each other and laughed. Yeah right, as if we will really ever get to that! Golly, they are gorgeous though!

Yeah I noticed that piecing too... so good they photographed that. :>
h_wimsey From: h_wimsey Date: July 7th, 2005 01:19 pm (UTC) (link)
That green quilted spencer! *rapturous sigh*
jennylafleur From: jennylafleur Date: July 7th, 2005 06:17 pm (UTC) (link)
I know... *drool*
From: misselisabethr Date: July 7th, 2005 02:05 pm (UTC) (link)
Don't they have a great collection? I go there very often to drool over the stuff! They're asking 5,000 for ONE shoe (Slaps head) Aye yie yie!

Miss E>
jennylafleur From: jennylafleur Date: July 7th, 2005 06:19 pm (UTC) (link)
Oh yes, one of my favorite vintage places. Good for drooling, inspiration and the study of period yummies.

*sigh* What would be ever do without the internet! :>
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