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An Ode To The Caftan

An Ode to the Caftan

There are caftans and there are caftans.  You'll enjoy this piece from Racked on the glorious, golden caftan (most definitely of the latter sort) worn by Meryl Streep in The…

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Layers

Layers

For women in the 18th century, getting dressed was no easy undertaking and involved layers and pieces and parts. From the shift to stays, petticoats and pockets, roll, stockings and…

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A Ticket Into The Past

A Ticket into the Past

February 21, 1804, Penydarren ironworks in South Wales. A steam locomotive pulled a train along the tramway of the Penydarren ironworks, near Merthyr Tydfil, and the world's first steam-powered railway journey in the world…

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