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Melia Mayson
Melia Mayson
an ornately decorated plate with pictures on it
Rex Invitations 1887
Rex Invitations 1887 - Historic Mardi Gras
an image of a butterfly in a frame
an ornate gold frame with two figures on it
three decorative paintings on the wall with angels and other things around them in different colors
Just beautiful!
1880: Invitation to the Rex
an elephant with a circus tent on its back
Atlanteans invitation, 1913.
The Atlanteans were a Carnival organization founded in 1891. They held masked balls and presented costumed tableaux. Thomas Sloo, from whose papers these costume designs are taken, was a member of the organization. Sloo was a partner in the firms of Baker, Sloo and Company and Whitney and Sloo Company of New Orleans, Louisiana. These companies manufactured saddlery, harnesses, and collars.
this is an image of a painting with angels and mermaids on it's side
Vintage Mardi Gras invitation
Caroline Thomas (artist)
Caroline Thomas (artist)
two pictures of an ornate vase with people on the inside and in the outside, hanging from chains
Mardi Gras Ball Invitation, Thursday, February 25, 1892, Krewe of Momus, "Aladdin or the Wonderful Lamp", reproduced in Henri Schindler's Mardi Gras Treasures: Invitations of the Golden Age, Pelican Publishing Company, Gretna, 2000, p. 113.
Astrida Valigorsky
Astrida Valigorsky
two gold stars with red and white designs on them are in the shape of an arrow
Features Archives - Page 4 of 32 - Auction Central News
Oldest of the Mardi Gras associations, the Mistick Krewe of Comus began parading in the mid-1800s. The five-piece invitation to their 1905 ball at the French Opera House – theme ‘The Lost Pleiad’ – sold for $1,315. Courtesy Neal Auction Co.
an ornately decorated wall hanging with paintings on it
Rex History
The Rex Ball, in keeping with the organization's more public role, was not a masked ball, but rather a formal presentation of Carnival Royalty, followed by grand marches and general dancing.
an ornate clock with pictures of people on it's face and the words fete de paixet
Category:New Orleans Mardi Gras invitations - Wikimedia Commons
Krewe of Proteus Ball Invitation 1883 - Category:New Orleans Mardi Gras invitations - Wikimedia Commons
two pictures of an ornate design on the side of a piece of paper, one with a coat of arms
Mardi Gras Ball Invitation, 1899, Krewe of Proteus, with original envelope. (2 Pcs.)
Astrida Valigorsky
Astrida Valigorsky
a pillow covered in lots of different types of brooches
48 Hours in New Orleans
48 Hours in New Orleans - Private Newport