I would use this pin to show the students what people wore during this time. We could have a day devoted to understanding the society and culture of the Civil War.
Picnic Vitoriano de São Paulo: CHÁ DA REPÚBLICA VELHA: A MODA de 1889 a 1930
Confecção Própria de Roupas Medievais, Época,Religiosas, Fantasias,cosplay, Esotéricas
Museo de la Traje. 1750 or later. Robe a la francaise and petticoat of ribbed pink silk embroidered with polychrome silk yarn forming floral & vegetal motifs and loops. Scooped neck, front fastens with silver clasps, tightened in back with cotton tape. The white lace at sleeves and neck is a reproduction.
Ceremonial court dress belonging to Empress Alexandra Fyodorovna. Made by the workshop of O. Bulbenkova (?), St. Petersburg, Russia. Late 19th to early 20th centuries. Velvet, satin and gilded metal thread. State Hermitage Museum (links: https://www.hermitagemuseum.org/wps/portal/hermitage/digital-collection/08.+Applied+Arts/1263422/?lng=en, http://www.hermitageline.ru/ru/blog/view/bal). Other photos are via Ghosts of Imperial Russia's Tumblr. CLICK FOR VERY LARGE, HI-RES IMAGES.
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