Oft forgotten heroines on -Lumberjills of The Women's Timber Corps. Like the many other amazing heroines of their time, the ladies of the Women’s Timber Corps stepped in, in order to keep the industry, and country, moving while the men were off at war.
Painting by Sir George Clausen titled : The Girl at the Gate Date : 1889 .
Handstitched dress, taffeta with brocade velvet, 1860. (Belonged to Empress Carlota of Mexico?) Collection of Museo Nacional de Historia, Castillo de Chapultepec. Photos: Omar Dumaine, via Instituto Nacional de Antropología e Historia (link: http://www.inah.gob.mx/multimedia/hilos_mnh/moda_femenina/moda_femenina.html). CLICK FOR LARGER IMAGES.
Umbel silhouettes with rose hips. This piece was displayed at the Circle Craft Christmas Market at the new Vancouver Convention Centre, West. Machine and hand embroidery, couching, appliqué, some metallic thread