Your Weekend Wow!

Who can say no to Chantilly Lace, or even “Chantilly-like” lace?

I love how the simple lines and contrast with the ivory under-layment are used to showcase the richness of the lace. In addition, the straight lines of the pleats along the hemline of the ivory underskirt are a fun juxtaposition against the curviness of the lace. Simple yet eye-catching.

One-piece dress, ca. 1870-1876, of ivory moiré with bodice and overskirt of Chantilly-like black lace. Minnesota Historical Society

One-piece dress, ca. 1870-1876, of ivory moiré with bodice and overskirt of Chantilly-like black lace. Minnesota Historical Society

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