'Tis the time for Bluebells!

Can there be anything in this World as breathtaking as an ancient English bluebell wood?

 

Blue is the most glorious of colours. Every Century of fabric designers had their own version of blue, all beautiful in their own right  ....

 

VICTORIAN BLUE SILK GOWN

 

 

 

 

REGENCY SILK INFANT CAP

 

 

GEORGIAN BLUE SILK STOMACHER

 

 

 

FRAGMENT OF 17TH CENTURY EMBROIDERY

 

 

 

 

 

 

But I have never, ever seen the true colour of bluebells....

 

And still less, that heavenly scent!

 

 

 

This posting is for to my talented friend and honorary 'Regency' niece Kelly, and who shares my love of hyacinthoides non-scripta

 

Photo credits: Natasha & Niall, who 'walked the walk' today in an English bluebell wood. x

 

Note; All products are past sales by Poppies Cottage

 

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