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Coronation Cord – Cheater Embroidery?

Whitework Embroidery that's heavy and textured, worked with a product from the early 1900's (and still available today) called "coronation cord." Coronation cord was a quick solution to creating textured whitework, because guess what? It's not really embroidered!

vintage 1850's - 1900's German Glass Marbles - These are Latticinio Swirls - most common handmade marbles


Back to Genealogy Basics - The 1800 Census Records

Today we are going to talk about the 1800 census records. Like the 1900 census records, the 1800 census records are often a first go-to record. Back through the 1850 census, each individual of a household is listed. This is a great for the you as a genealogist.

1850s whitework embroidered garments, comprising: two muslin dresses with tiered flounces to the skirts, bodices now attached; a muslin skirt embroidered with grapes

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French Silk Doll Dress+Hat For Antique Dolls

French Silk Doll Dress Hat for Antique Dolls | eBay

Orange evening dress with white embroidery. Attributed to Charles Frederick Worth, ca . 1865-67. Silk rib weave ground, silk netting, silk thread. Embroidery type: whitework Back view