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1901 Delineator Midsummer Hats

1901 Delineator Midsummer Hat/ Millinery Fashion Plate Print Double Sided COLOR in Collectibles, Paper, Ephemera,

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Edwardian Merry Widow hat,In June 1907 a musical play " The Merry Widow" opened…

Lillian Gish, 1922 (1893-1993). American stage, screen and television actress whose film acting career spanned 75 years from 1912 to 1987. She was called "The First Lady of American Cinema". Started acting at the age of six on stage.  In 1912 she met director D. W. Griffith and began her work in film.

Hollywood actress Lillian Gish, half-length portrait, wearing coat and hat with flower and long veil. Photo by Charles Albin, New York, From the Lillian Gish Collection at the U. Library of Congress. More pictures of Lillian Gish

The fashion for this decade can be split, pre-war (1910-1913) and war + post-war times (1914-1919). Pre-war fashion was luxurious and characterized by opulent trimmings, small waists and large exotic hats. Once the war began, things in the fashion world changed with it. Women began to opt for more practical garments. While the men were away fighting, women became the engine that kept industry moving and they needed clothing that allowed them freedom of movement. Corsets were abandoned.

The fashion for this decade can be split, pre-war and war + post-war times Pre-war fashion was luxurious and characterized by opulent trimmings, small waists and large exotic hats. Once the war began, things in the fashion world changed with it.

Fancy hat squad, 1912

Fancy hat squad, 1912

1911 Article Edwardian Lady Fashion Women Tea Hats Toques Accessories Millinery

1911 Article Edwardian Lady Fashion Women Tea Hats Toques Accessories Millinery Lots of hats.

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