Astrid Lohmiller

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Article on 18th century fabrics

The big stylized patterns from the beginning of century tend to disappear for big spaces lefts without designs & they are finally replaced by stripes & small flowers. Colours are light and rich, dark colours are rare to be found

vintage everyday: 30 Interesting Photos of Swimwear Styles in the Victorian Era

In the early Victorian era women had worn serge or dark flannel bathing dresses, but by the two piece belted costumes replaced the ear.

The great bulk of my collection dates after 1915, but I’m slowly educating myself about earlier sportswear, and I’ve begun to acquire a few pieces.  This late nineteenth century bathing…

The great bulk of my collection dates after but I’m slowly educating myself about earlier sportswear, and I’ve begun to acquire a few pieces. This late nineteenth century bathing…