The Gage Brothers began making hats in the mid 1850's and continued through at least the 1920's. This wide brim hat dates between 1915 - 1920. With a beaded brim and large, painted comb- like decoration through the crown it makes quite a statement!
This fur plush hat circa 1910 is a real gem! The crown is wrapped with an off white watered silk ribbon that measures 4" wide and forms a huge bow trimmed with a large jet beaded "buckle" at its center.
Made up of five pieces this exquisite wedding outfit dates to circa 1905 and comes from a Westborough, MA family. The detailed outfit is made up of a two piece suit, jacket and skirt of the softest cocoa brown wool, probably cashmere.
Dating between 1905 to 1915 this Edwardian duster or motoring jacket features a lavishly embroidered collar and cuffs. Closing at the front of the jacket with four hooks and loops the collar continues down the front of the jacket to the hemline.
Edwardian era, mixed lace wedding or dinner gown. As far as I can tell under magnification, the laces are handmade and the embroidery on the tulle netting that encases the skirt and bodice is also hand done. The bodice is very full in the Gibson Girl style that was so popular in the early 20th century.
This Edwardian hat dates to the Titanic era sometime between 1908 and 1912. Made of elaborately woven natural straw over a wired frame. The crown is wrapped in a swath of ivory silk, bowed at the back. The brim is further adorned with silk and velvet flowers in shades of yellow, ivory and cream and includes sweet peas and roses.
Dating to circa 1912, this dazzling dinner or evening gown would have been worn by a woman of means. Fuchsia silk provides the perfect foil to the embroidered and beaded net of the overdress. The elaborate bodice features huge, three-dimensional silk flowers in addition to the beading and embroidery.