Fur Muff Mania

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“I snuggled my hands inside the muff. Something hard pressed against my knuckle. Strange. I looked inside. The black satin lining had been torn at the seam and mended closed with uneven stitches. Had someone sewn something in there?” –from ASTOR PLACE VINTAGE


I’ve begun a new Pinterest board of fur muffs matched up with quotes from books mentioning “muffs” from the same era. Here’s a couple:





“She got up and walked about, twisting her hands together inside her white muff and every now and then lifting it to her face and laughing experimentally over the top of it. A famous actress had just been photographed laughing over a big white muff.” –from DISINHERITED, a novel by Stella M. Daring, 1907