Alexandra Montani

Alexandra Montani

Roma, Italia / I'm a Mamma and a singer. I enjoy making historical costumes, dancing, and cooking. Although I no longer actively collect clothing, etc... from the 1900s - '5
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1798 Galliera Museum - purple! :)

1798 Galliera Museum - purple! :)

I just found this amazing completely hand-stitched wool felt parasol at a thrift shop here in Rome.  I know nothing about it but I think it's from the 20s or 30s and I have never seen anything like it before.  The stitching between the red and black felt is impressively tiny.

I just found this amazing completely hand-stitched wool felt parasol at a thrift shop here in Rome. I know nothing about it but I think it's from the 20s or 30s and I have never seen anything like it before. The stitching between the red and black felt is impressively tiny.

16th c Francesco Beccaruzzi - Portrait of a noblewoman

16th c Francesco Beccaruzzi - Portrait of a noblewoman

Elsa Schiaparelli, ensemble du soir printemps-été 1937  Robe en twill imprimé ; manteau en résille de crin artificiel Collections UFAC, Les Arts Décoratifs © Les Arts Décoratifs / photo : Jean Tholance

Elsa Schiaparelli, ensemble du soir printemps-été 1937 Robe en twill imprimé ; manteau en résille de crin artificiel Collections UFAC, Les Arts Décoratifs © Les Arts Décoratifs / photo : Jean Tholance

Worth beaded butterfly fancy dress gown, circa 1912 | Trained ivory silk charmeuse beneath a heavily decorated chiffon overlay, the bodice front and back having a pair of butterfly wings in gold, white and blue beads, back of dress covered in blue chiffon over tulle with large gold sequined stripes, gold lamé loop to raise the train. Matching headpiece of wings in matching decoration on chiffon. Former property of Margaret Draper, Princess Boncompagni. Charles A. Whitaker Auctions

Worth beaded butterfly fancy dress gown, circa 1912 | Trained ivory silk charmeuse beneath a heavily decorated chiffon overlay, the bodice front and back having a pair of butterfly wings in gold, white and blue beads, back of dress covered in blue chiffon over tulle with large gold sequined stripes, gold lamé loop to raise the train. Matching headpiece of wings in matching decoration on chiffon. Former property of Margaret Draper, Princess Boncompagni. Charles A. Whitaker Auctions

House of Drecoll 1912

House of Drecoll 1912

Art Nouveau jewellery. Rene Lalique & Co. - X. Обсуждение на LiveInternet - Российский Сервис Онлайн-Дневников

Art Nouveau jewellery. Rene Lalique & Co. - X. Обсуждение на LiveInternet - Российский Сервис Онлайн-Дневников

: “ Art Nouveau tiara René Lalique Paris 1903 ”

: “ Art Nouveau tiara René Lalique Paris 1903 ”

Lalique 1902-04 Damselflies Gold, Enamel & Gem-set Necklace: consisting of four separate panels formed from intertwined damsel-flies arranged into sinuous & symmetrical designs, the veined wings decorated w/plique-á-jour enamel & highlighted w/diamonds, the bodies in luminous opalescent enamel over a silver foil ground, the central panel supporting an aqua-marine briolette suspended below beneath a cushion-cut aquamarine, the reverse of the necklace in etched gold

Lalique 1902-04 Damselflies Gold, Enamel & Gem-set Necklace: consisting of four separate panels formed from intertwined damsel-flies arranged into sinuous & symmetrical designs, the veined wings decorated w/plique-á-jour enamel & highlighted w/diamonds, the bodies in luminous opalescent enamel over a silver foil ground, the central panel supporting an aqua-marine briolette suspended below beneath a cushion-cut aquamarine, the reverse of the necklace in etched gold

Baroque & Rococo Hair Styles Theater Akademie By Anika Rohrbeck und Claudia Mitdank

Baroque & Rococo Hair Styles Theater Akademie By Anika Rohrbeck und Claudia Mitdank