Category: design

collectorsweekly: Everything You Know About C…

collectorsweekly:

Everything You Know About Corsets Is False

1. Thirteen-inch waists are a thing of myths.

2. Corsets did not create misshapen livers or life-threatening diseases.

3. Men did not force women into corsets.

Folk Art bottle stoppers, c. early to mid-20th…

Folk Art bottle stoppers, c. early to mid-20th century. 

(Collection of Dale Smith)

Ceramic roof tile featuring a Chinese warrior …

Ceramic roof tile featuring a Chinese warrior riding a phoenix, c. 19th century. (VIa eBay)

Gold stars and crescent moon ring, 1890s.

Gold stars and crescent moon ring, 1890s.

collectorsweekly: A Century of Dazzling Party …

collectorsweekly:

A Century of Dazzling Party Dresses

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Illustration for a glass cup, by Dagobert Peche,1919. Glass design by Josef Hoffmann for Wiener Werkstätte, Vienna. (Via Europeana)

Vintage international postage stamp collection…

Vintage international postage stamp collection.

“ImageAttributs au pochoir : Modèles d’enseign…

ImageAttributs au pochoir : Modèles d’enseignes et inscriptions,” book on stencil and sign design by A. Charayron & Léon Durand, Paris, 1914. 

(Via the National Library of France)

collectorsweekly: Hair Ornament, Qing Dynasty,…

collectorsweekly:

Hair Ornament, Qing Dynasty, China, circa 1800s. (Via David Owsley Museum of Art)

Vintage music posters designed by Globe Poster…

Vintage music posters designed by Globe Poster Company, Baltimore, MD.