The Cavalcade of History and Fashion

The Cavalcade of History and Fashion

Treasures from Cavalcade

The “Treasures from Cavalcade’s Collection” presentation showcases a wide variety of items and accessories that have been used in times gone by. Items in this presentation include various types of pockets and reticules and why one developed from the other, a wide variety of aprons showing the changing shapes and designs over time, the beautiful embroidery and other forms of needlework used to embellish handkerchiefs and handkerchief sachets as well as smoking hats and slippers and much more. It is a wonderful opportunity to view the amazing craftsmanship that has gone into making these accessories.

Our presenter tells the fascinating stories of these items which can be viewed by the audience at close range.

Photo: Handkerchief satchet c1900, Smoking cap c1890. Timeline Photography