Search America's historic newspaper pages from 1836-1922 or use the U.S. Newspaper Directory to find information about American newspapers published between 1690-present. Chronicling America is sponsored jointly by the
National Endowment for the Humanities and the Library of Congress. external link Learn more
Image provided by: University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Library, Urbana, IL
Newspaper Page Text
COVERED BOX FOR CHRISTMAS
Box in Blue and Gold.
BY BIDDY BYE
Boxes axe among the requirements
of every dressing table. New boxes
follow the prevailing fad for uphol
stery effects in fancy work.
With patience and a glue pot the
clever maker of Christmas gifts can
perfect very lovely boxes of assorted
sizes. The box pictured is one at a
IN THE FASHION PARADE
By Betty Brown
The navy blue velour hat encircled
with patches, of cubist colored broad
cloth or leatheret looms up among
the new street hats.
Sailor collars that dip down below'
the shoulder line adorn many of the
dark colored one-piece 'frocks. The
collars are broadcloth with irregular
patches of blue, wine or purple
stitched around the edges.
A large sailor hat in Paisley, color
silk, underfaced with black 'velvet
and trimmed with eye-dazzlirig wool
en yarn embroidery, is a "best seller"
in the millinery market)
You may have been, -wearing ' ca
misoles and such so long that you've-
set of three, the others being a
square box for handkerchiefs and a
long box for gloves.
Mojretriped blue, satin is used for
the -covering while the edges are
finished with gilt gimp.
Chintz, wall paper, or ribbon ap
plied to .discarded stationery boxes
make inexpensive but most accept
forgotten the corset cover. But it is
with us again, the old fashioned cor
set cover with peplum and its insets
of lace, and embroidery.
The set-in sleeve is the sleeve for
night robes. The Mmona sleeve has
vanished. The high, neck and the
high waist line is seen on mdst of
the smartly' fashioned nighties, and
such delicate colors as Nile green,
rose, orchid tints and. canary yellow
In wash satin- gives charm to the
fluffy things you see in the French
This fs the time of year janitors
and grjoimd hogs crawl into the
ground :for the big sleep until next