1800s Winter Outfit – modern vintage photography

1800s Winter Outfit – modern vintage photography

Here are quite alot of pictures of a the full length 1890s velvet cloak, bonnet, and rabbit fur hand muff that I mostly didn’t post in my photography portfolio. They aren’t necessarily “amazing” photos, but they demonstrate the fit and finer details of the black velvet bonnet, cloak with a rabbit fur lined hood (it was falling apart, but the fur was so incredibly soft), and the rather plain hand muff.

The material is well made and luxurious. I can imagine the owner wearing this out on social visits around St. Louis, perhaps going for a sleigh ride or Christmas Caroling…

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