Friday, April 9, 2010

Photo Number 158

This granny is really dressed up!  Complete with gloves.  I read where hats and gloves were all just part of good etiquette.  Hats were often changed many times a day and only beggars went bareheaded.  This granny is headed someplace church..perhaps to a the late 1940's. I love the way her clutch purse is secured under her arm.
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  1. Is it just me, or does it look like she is wearing some pretty heavy duty support hose?

  2. She is a snazzy granny alright. She really dressed up nicely.

  3. Emma Rose/Duchess..Yes I thought they looked like support hose too:)

  4. Those are not support hose. They are merely "flesh-colored" cloth stockings that went up above the knee and attached to a garter belt or girdle. My grandmother wore them all the time but she rolled the tops into sort of a knot. Mature women were more likely to wear them than "nylons."


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