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September 21, 2018

 Some years ago, I had the most magnificent and huge Edwardian hat in Suffragette colours. It would have been worn by a lady of high society and must have been rare indeed. It went to a museum in the south of England, and I was thrilled for it! As I grew up in the 1950...

September 2, 2018

The image above is taken from 'English Embroideries', by Mary M Brooks. Ashmolean Handbooks/Jonathan Home Publications 2004. Example 15: 'A Pastoral Scene' Pages 64-65. [This book is simply essential if you are interested in the study of 17th Century embroidery.]

It sho...

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