Natalina Staforte

Natalina Staforte

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The 'stache, that hair, those piercing eyes - he's marvelous! #Victorian #portrait #man

The 'stache, that hair, those piercing eyes - he's marvelous! #Victorian #portrait #man

There are many ways a Victorian gentleman may choose to tie his neckwear. Here is one of the simpler knots, illustrated that you may practice at home. We have made a special cravat for demonstration

There are many ways a Victorian gentleman may choose to tie his neckwear. Here is one of the simpler knots, illustrated that you may practice at home. We have made a special cravat for demonstration

silhouettes of our past - This is AWESOME.  My favorites are 1872-1892, but then, I already knew that.

silhouettes of our past - This is AWESOME. My favorites are 1872-1892, but then, I already knew that.

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~Mixed lace wedding cap, 1920s~ from the Vintage Textile archives.

~Mixed lace wedding cap, 1920s~ from the Vintage Textile archives.

Capelet ca. 1890. Bottle green wool trimmed with brown woolen braid in shape of pomegranates and scrolls. Medici collar. Thierry de Maigret

Capelet ca. 1890. Bottle green wool trimmed with brown woolen braid in shape of pomegranates and scrolls. Medici collar. Thierry de Maigret

Parasol, Lyon, 1890-99. The parasol featured here captures the essence of the 1890s with its gay color combination and exuberant lace-covered ruffle at the hem. The detailing of the handle is very engaging. Also, the color combination of the garnet ruffle and the purple lining is indicative of the period and a typical French touch.

Parasol, Lyon, 1890-99. The parasol featured here captures the essence of the 1890s with its gay color combination and exuberant lace-covered ruffle at the hem. The detailing of the handle is very engaging. Also, the color combination of the garnet ruffle and the purple lining is indicative of the period and a typical French touch.

Coat, French, designed by Jeanne Paquin, c. 1912. Silk. Jeanne Paquin (1869–1936) was a leading French fashion designer, known for her resolutely modern and innovative designs. She was the first woman designer to open her own fashion house in Paris, and to achieve acceptance in haute couture.

Coat, French, designed by Jeanne Paquin, c. 1912. Silk. Jeanne Paquin (1869–1936) was a leading French fashion designer, known for her resolutely modern and innovative designs. She was the first woman designer to open her own fashion house in Paris, and to achieve acceptance in haute couture.

John Bagnold Burgess

John Bagnold Burgess

ermes’s great grandfather was one of Cuba’s early professional photographers. Joaquin López de Quintana y Gurri studied photography in Spain and returned to his hometown of Gibara where he established a studio in 1890. Over the course of forty years his studio documented the Revolution of 1898 and life in a small town in rural Cuba. Pictured here: Chea channeling Gloria Swanson as the ‘Esclava de Babilonia’, circa 1920. Must have been a good party…

ermes’s great grandfather was one of Cuba’s early professional photographers. Joaquin López de Quintana y Gurri studied photography in Spain and returned to his hometown of Gibara where he established a studio in 1890. Over the course of forty years his studio documented the Revolution of 1898 and life in a small town in rural Cuba. Pictured here: Chea channeling Gloria Swanson as the ‘Esclava de Babilonia’, circa 1920. Must have been a good party…