Sunday, July 4, 2010

Antique Textiles

Contentment Farm features a wide, ever changing selection of high quality antique textiles, fashions and vintage clothing.

Early Clothing from the 1700s through the early 19th century including beautiful ball gowns, antique dresses, corsets, delicate petticoats and accessories of the time.

Victorian mantles and fancy evening garnitures, fancy day dresses from the pre civil war era through the bustle era, lingerie and other accessories of dress.

The Edwardian clothing section also features items from 1901 through 1919 including Titanic era dinner gowns and day dresses, evening wraps, sporting clothing and day dresses as well as lovely lingerie.

Flapper & Art Deco dresses can be found with special emphasis on ornate beaded flapper dresses and stylish art deco designs from the 1920s and 1930s. Included are dance
dresses and purses as well as metallic brocade dresses and evening wraps, chiffon dresses and many accessories.

Hi style Designer clothing from the 1940s through today can be viewed in the category for Designer & Other Eras. Creations by Hattie Carnegie, Bonnie Cashin, Helen Rose, Ceil Chapman and others will be found in this section.

In addition special selections will be found in the Hats, Shawls, and Shoes categories which feature accessories from all eras.

Textiles & Needlework features samplers, antique sewing implements and other handmade antiques, while fine quality antique Quilts are now featured on their own page.

Contentment Blog This is where we will post news aboutweb site updates as well as host articles and discussions about antique and vintage clothing and present an archive of previously sold items for study purposes.


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