Spectacularly detailed black silk shawl with gold lurex threading and ombre tassels. A necessary accessory for the wealthy lady on en-route to her balcony seats at the opera house.
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This art deco combination case helped make ladies a little more smoking…and smoke a little more.
This decorative accessory isn’t fabric detailed with beads, it’s made entirely of beads – including the tassels. As a result it’s quite heavy and quite amazing.
This relic was once considered an essential fashion accessory for women smokers. Not only did they make smoking more elegant while preventing nicotine stained fingers but they also offered filtration before filters became standard on cigarettes.
Camp first trademarked their brand in 1947 which represented much more than support for breasts. According to their original trademark entry they also specialized in “prenatal, postnatal, postoperative, abdomen, visceroptosis, nephrotosis, hernia, sacroiliac, trochanter, lumbosacral, dorsolumbar, spinal and abdominal supporting garments.” Wow.