Pay no attention to the woman behind the curtain…

Ran across this old article during one of those online ‘rabbit hole’ marathons… Photographs of mothers disguised as curtains and tablecloths in Victorian photographs.

About Jonathan

Jonathan Walford is a fashion historian and co-founder of the Fashion History Museum in Cambridge, Ontario. The FHM maintains a collection of nearly 12,000 artifacts dating from the mid 17th century to the present. Jonathan has authored various books and museum catalogues, including The Seductive Shoe, Shoes A-Z, Forties Fashion, 1950s American Fashion, and Sixties Fashion.
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2 Responses to Pay no attention to the woman behind the curtain…

  1. I loved your description of an ‘online “rabbit hole” marathon – I just found your website by one of my own! It started with research on the history of overlock stitching and ended with you! Thank you so much!

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