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Dressing up for a Ball, 1800s

November 18, 2014 1 min read

People think draping a sari is difficult.

But hardly as difficult as dressing up for the ball in the 1800s!

A link to some images posted on Facebook:944992_180549728768520_468842210_n




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It just goes to show how wrong it is to say that we ‘had a ball’ to convey light fun and gaiety!


Nov 2014


[Pictures from the Facebook page of Mi pequeño mundo Vintage]

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