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I love your trivia about costuming of DA and LotF! I'd have loved to have seen those 1000 authentic Edwardian tea gowns!! Can you imagine that job?…"
as I'm short on time right now I will say, this is utterly splendid!!
my god, to put that gorgeous ensemble on would be transformative!
What a glorious complete ensemble to own. I can see how tempting it would be to collect.
Re: the DA…"
it could be a 'rest' of some sort: for ladle? serving spoon? I know not like we are used to seeing.
It is meant to make the downward motion of the sharp "V' design to cradle something; the center trough - to drain or channel…"
"Thank you for the tips. I have torn antique lace just from looking at it! lol No, i didn't burn a hole w/ my eyeballs ;-) I poked a finger through just from moving it in my hands. Such delicate old lace is almost impractical to use. The act of…"
I have not bought anything I couldn't somehow wear, So, I might buy a set of lace cuffs and collar to add to something new. I have many vintage purses, gloves, muff, hats. I have a number of dresses, skirts, suits from the 40's. Also…"
Love old things, objects that have stood the test of time. To me, they hold memories and energy from better days: reflecting time, workmanship, effort, and love of craft. Modern times are not for me. Give me the civility, gentility, charm and eloquence of the past and I'm content.
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~ Have a house full of lovely, cherished old things and take every opportunity to travel to nearby states to get my antiquing and history 'fix', as this is as essential as the air I breathe. I grew up amidst the workings of Daddy's furniture refinishing shop and grew to love wood and that smell only old things emit. So it began before I knew what a deep part antiquing was to play in later years.
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not presently. thank you.
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