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vintagegal: “ Alphonse Mucha - Zodiac, 1896 (via) ” http://sutton15445.tumblr.com/ Enjoy the view from my world…My Paisley World!

"The over-sized puffy sleeves were called gigots, or leg-o-mutton sleeves. They were often made from four separate pieces of fabric (most sleeves nowadays are cut from one piece), and they could be stuffed so they kept their shape. Skirts were often four or six gores, or had insets of gathers at the thigh-level." - source: blog by Nancy Moser, author of "An Unlikely Suitor"

Alice (also known as Sketch of His Daughter Alice; Alice on Sunday) William Merritt Chase - 1896

JAN. 28, 1896: Hannah Silverman is born. At seventeen she is one of the leaders of the Paterson Silk Strike of 1913.

Jan Frans Verhas (1834 – 1896, Belgian) - this picture has been in my home since I could remember and it's always been one of my favorites. The mixture childish innocence and fear are really intriguing.