In 1844 a machine was patented that made black silk Chantilly lace that was difficult to distinguish from the handmade lace. Good machine made imitation were now available. Both they and the more expensive handmade kind were fashionable from the mid-century on, when shawls and even whole mantles of Chantilly were worn over a crinoline. A favorite piece among the Civil War widows...an elegant sign of mourning.
JERK BALLOONS :: Each set of 25 comes with five different designs — with varying degrees of jerkiness — and features type by Neil Summerour, Ale Paul, Stephen Rapp, and Mark Simonson. Includes "I hate you", "You’re adopted", "You are a douchebag", "You’re _____", and "I’m the worst"