Vintage Linen
March 14, 2012 – 6:27 am | 7,866 Comments

Most Victorian houses were built with a linen closet, well arranged to show the piles of sheets, pillowcases, and towels, as well as the table linen, each and all with a sachet bag of sweet lavender.

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A House in Mourning
October 25, 2011 – 3:12 am | 483 Comments
A House in Mourning

A 19th century funeral – complete with a coffin in the parlor.

How to Make a 19th Century Purse
October 24, 2011 – 3:21 am | 1,285 Comments
How to Make a 19th Century Purse

During the early 1800s women carried small purses called reticules to hold money and small personal items.

Travel Journal: Among the Savages
October 24, 2011 – 3:20 am | 4,114 Comments
Travel Journal: Among the Savages

Emily Eden wrote one of the most waspish, witty and widely read accounts of Indian travels ever penned. It is impossible not to laugh out loud while reading.

1920s Millinery Creations
October 21, 2011 – 3:03 am | 2,950 Comments
1920s Millinery Creations

Sensational 1920s hats.