1927 Evening ensemble by Madame Francis. Marjorie Merriweather Post wore this to the coming-out ball for her daughter Eleanor. Via Hillwood Museum.
Madame Francis evening ensemble from the debut of her daughter Eleanor in 1927
Marjorie Merriweather Post was known for her large decorative arts collection that focuses heavily on the House of Romanov she and husband bought from Stalin's government in 1930s. This chandelier of the 18th century was taken from the Catherine's Palace in Tsarskoye Selo. Marjorie has put this chandelier in her luncheon hall of her estate that became Hillwood Museum. says another pinner
A vintage photo shows Marjorie Merriweather Post s festooned Christmas tree drenched in gold in front of the living room’s oceanfront windows at Mar-a-Lago. Photocredit: ©Hillwood Estate, Museum & Gardens
Dress side detail. This dress was worn by Sarah Coke, who lived at Brookhill Hall, Pinxton, Derbyshire, at a fancydress ball in Nottingham in 1826. It was Sarah's "coming out" ball, her first social event as an adult, and the dress was supposed to represent the fashion of Charles II's time, and she wore her hair in ringlets, adorned with white ostrich feathers.
12.386 Hillwood Mansion, Icon Room Moscow, 1875 Firm of Pavel Ovchinnikov Silver, enamel, bone H. 4 1/2 in. Bequest of Marjorie Merriweather Post, 1973 A relatively early example of the work of Pavel Ovchinnikov is this teapot with a pink rose with its leaves and buds painted in champlevé enamel. Ovchinnikov was second only to Sazikov in his experimentation with old techniques of enamel and silver production. Ovchinnikov founded his firm in 1851 in Moscow and became along with Ivan Khlebnikov
1878 Pingat dress purchased by Mrs. Augustus Newland Eddy (née Abby Louise Spencer), when she was in Paris with her father in 1878. According to the donor's grandmother, Mrs. Eddy wore this dress for a portrait painted by G.P.A. Healy. Via Chicago History Museum,
Jacqueline Kennedy Engagement Bangle Bracelet- The engagement bracelet is an exact replica of the bangle received by Jackie for her engagement to JFK. She wore it her whole life and eventually bequeathed it to her daughter Caroline.
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Parure 'The Lotos Flowers' and necklace presented to Grand Duchess Maria by her father Alexander II in 1874. Maria was the only daughter in Emperor's family so her parents did everything for her. Maria became The Duchess of Edinburg at the age of 21 and wore these jewels on the coronation of Nikolay II in 1896. After Maria's death her jewels were gained by the sister of HMTQ Elizabeth II's husband. After her death the jewels were sold and
Sally Ride is busy working on her backdrop for the Wax Museum. Lots of ideas on this post to help you organize a successful Wax Museum at your school!
Basketball nails- I did this for my step daughter when she went to the Celtics game with her Mom :) came out so cute!
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Can I borrow this? Edward Molyneux evening dress ca. 1926-1927 via The Costume Institute of the Metropolitan Museum of Art
I adapted this from a friends post. Can I just say that this has worked AWESOME for my T3 daughter!??! She feels in control of her situation and instantly got to work figuring out the most effective way to git-er-done. Hooray for no more push back when trying to enforce consequences! I laminated mine so I can easily fill in the blanks to make the punishment fit the crime
Eighteenth century wedding ensemble worn by Miss Jane Bailey on the day of her marriage to James Wickham, 1780. Chertsey Museum.
Ensemble, James McCreery & Co., New York, ca. 1907. Wool, silk, cotton. Metropolitan Museum of Art: "This detailed American day ensemble is a finely detailed example of the period. According to the donor, Mrs. Philip J. Roosevelt, it was worn by her sister Gladys Roosevelt." The donor was a cousin to Theodore Roosevelt."
This is the cutest sewn activity book made by annam42 on LJ who made this book for her daughter's 2nd birthday. The book is made out of old clothes and teaches her daughter how to use zippers, buttons, snaps, and hooks on clothing ~
1778 Francis Montresor by John Copley. For her portrait, Mrs. John Montresor wore a costume that was in the latest style, a female riding
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1885-1886 Riding habit jacket, flannel trimmed with mohair and lined with sateen, England. For much of the 19th century fashionable women wore dark woolen tailored jackets inspired by men's coats. By the 1880s their dress was so similar that some observers noted that from a distance it was difficult to distinguish very young ladies from young gentlemen. Via VA Museum, London.
Nuptial Crown worn by Tsaritsa Alexandra to Tsar Nichollas II (Hillwood Estates Museum in D.C)
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