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Omaha daily bee. (Omaha [Neb.]) 187?-1922, November 15, 1903, Image 34

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achieved, but they are accomplished through
delicate details, the nmallf.it lace rosette
employed upon a lint requiring infinite
finish. Coarse material and cotton lace
are sharply tabooed, and no garment is
cnnsMtretl too aimple, If properly mide,
which means virtually aewed by hand, and
with the good button and fine little linen
tMxtt such things require, as well as stitch
ery beyond criticism, of course.
Rome of the layette shovn by the chil
dren' outfitter and by the large shop are,
to use the phrase of a shopper, "inexpres
sibly exquisite." Tet along with wash tex
ture a fine a cobweb. Intricate stitchery
and real lace, will be found the homely
little caahmcro sacquoa. bordered as of old
with narrow satin rlboons, which tie at the
round collar doll-baby fashion. Sometimes
these sacques are In figured 'wools, but
more often pale pink or blue will be used
for them. They are, however, the privilege
of the house only, for on going out the child
In arm must be attired In pure white. The
only touches of color In good taste are pink
rosea, which In tiny shape are mingled with
the luce ruchlng of the bonnets of' the
youngest babies. These are more often a
shirred model than In Dutch cap form, and
with them will be worn long veil of whit
lace net.
The ornamentation of the veil Is simple,
some delicate lace flower or love knot de
sign showing mainly at the bottom edges.
The side of the veil are finlahed with a
fine lace braid, and the top gather over a
ribbon which hold them around the crown
f the bonnet.
The length of .the Infant robe Is far less
extravagant than formerly, and three
months la now considered the proper age
for putting on short dresses. Nainsook and
French mull are the material most em
ployed for dresses, though thin lawns ar
also much used. Presses In these materials,
If they are for ordinary wear, are made up
as usual with square or pointed yokes,
bishop sleeves and simply hemmed skirts.
The more splendid robe may have a pat
tern of lace embroidery and fine stitchery
down tho entire front, but newer arrange
ments confine the skirt trimming to the
bottom. There sometimes rises at the front
In a point, or In some other ornamental
way. the trimming of the yoke matching
the design.
Superb laces are employed upon the silk
and cloth cloak which cover these wash
dresses, which In the most splendid model
are used for christening purposes. An ef
fect of airiness, as well as lightness of
weight. Is bJbo much liked, and In mora
than one case this will be achieved through
a ronaplets cloak of c hi ft" on or lacs net.
hung loosely over a wadded silk lining.
The drooping collars which widen the little
boulders often hang to the waist, and
the under bottom of the coat Is not In
frequently fluffy with lace and chiffon
In the ribbon and Swiss trimmed bavHcet.
which contribute so much to the mother's
comfort and p lee-sure, the various boots
worn by Blr Baby are generally kept
Among there are now Included down-lined
moccasins of embroidered kid for hi six
months' wrapper and kid bootees lined with
flannel. No shoes at an are supposed to bo
Worn In the first month, and those the
young gentleman begins Ufa with are aba
usual lnfantlla affairs of crotchet ed wool
and silk, which for dressy occasions may
be trimmed around the ankle with ruches
t chiffon.
This bosket must also furnish all sorts
of little tapes and bolts of narrow ribbon
as well as a pocket for baby's handker
chief, for handkerchiefs of the finest linen
are shown at several of tho good places for
Infants' use. Those for gala momenta are
very small, with rounded corners and laco
edges; and such sorts are sometimes folded
croaswts and put on as bibs. The quilted
bib of time Immemorial Is also affected by
the elegancies of the hour and now fre
quently show real lace edges and delicate
For the rest, baby may wear Jewelry
once more; coral and gold sleeve 'loops,
gold and coral bead, and. In the case of a
girl,, even a bracelet
Infants' cloaks and hats ar generally
In matching materials. Cloth bonnets are
usually combined with silk and ribbon, and
silk ones - with lace, and quilted ailk dou
blings are everywhere supplied for unllned.
laco caps.
Infanta' mitts ar entirety of ailk or
wool, or these material combined. Tiny
pin fasten them to kla coat sleeves, which
are also made long, so a to almost cover
the hand. Care should ba tak?n. bowevo-,
to leave the baby's arms as free a pos
sible, as the least hampering produces ir
ritation. Under the new order of things,
too, tho oldV-fashloned bundling of th
now-born la almost dona away with. 'Baby
Is warmly but not too heavily dressed,
and even In the coldest weather. If he Is a
hardy young animal, may go low neck in
tho house. But this Is poeelbto only to the
strongest children, and for all the others
see that there are relays of wool Jackets
tn different weights, . )
A pretty and useful trifle In the infant
world is a lined kiroona aacqoe of flowered
silk, bordered with plain. Those of plain
ailk, in the same models, ar bordered with
flowered ribbons, which combination seems
ven prettier.
New costumes for little matils nearest
the baby stag are distinguishable by both
a doll-like fuaaloea and a sensible plain
ness. Th plain garments are those pro
vided for school wear, the tiny ."kinder
gartens' toddling forth In quaint braid
trimmed sac-quea and brilliant wool frocks
which look as comfortable as they ar
pretty. ,
For girls from throe to seven years, of
ag there ar long cloth beaver and serge
coat, whoa round skimp collar have a
distinctly old-fashioned air. With theae
th accompanying boots have often tops of
light cloth., plain or striped. A made
feather of green cock's plumes, or one of
white and scarlet, may deck the round felt
hat, but sassy other hats hav' .merely a
scarf of some bright silk, while hat
trimmed with ribbon velvet and fuxcy silk
pompoms ar as frequent
Bora children of three to four years ar
seen In peasant hoods of the coat cloth,
edged around th face with a ribbon ruche,
one of ravelled silk or a fur band. Cloth
coats with double capes and stoles ar
worn by several ages, they are skirt length
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