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Re: Children and national costumes

Posted: Thu Apr 02, 2020 9:18 am
by sofiya
Willow crib with embroidered towels and straw doll amulet. Ukraine, the 19th – early 20th century. Embroidered towels called “rushnyk”, which also are sacred to Ukrainians, were often hung on or near the cradle as the protection from evil.

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Re: Children and national costumes

Posted: Tue Apr 07, 2020 8:51 am
by sofiya
American schoolgirl’s uniform – pinafore, around 1898. It is made of dotted Swiss sheer linen or cotton fabric. It is from the Met Museum in New York.

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Re: Children and national costumes

Posted: Tue Aug 25, 2020 9:13 am
by sofiya
Vintage baby cribs from Ukraine. In the past, baby cradles were usually hung to the ceiling by 4 ropes. They were made from wood or woven wicker baskets. And embroidered ceremonial towels were used to adorn the crib and protect the infant from evil. Cute!

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Re: Children and national costumes

Posted: Mon Oct 05, 2020 8:28 am
by sofiya
Medieval kids’ clothes. Charming!

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Re: Children and national costumes

Posted: Tue Feb 16, 2021 10:19 am
by sofiya
Vintage lace baby bibs from France, the beginning of the 20th century. They are handmade, hand-embroidered, and embellished with pretty lace. How adorable!

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Re: Children and national costumes

Posted: Wed Feb 24, 2021 9:42 am
by sofiya
Vintage lace baby bibs from France, the early 20th century. They are handmade, hand-embroidered, and adorned with cute lace. Lovely pieces!

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Re: Children and national costumes

Posted: Thu Jun 10, 2021 8:05 am
by sofiya
Little girl’s festive dress, Russia, 1907-1912. The outfit consists of white batiste dress with low waistline, hat, gloves, and decorative satin ribbon. The dress is embellished with embroidery, lace, and tiny pom-poms. The hat is made from cotton and adorned with handmade lace and a ribbon under the chin. The satin ribbon was designed to embellish the dress.

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