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