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Naomi Barnes
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Jane Austen Week at Taunton Museum - 'Netherfield' Talk
I am very lucky to live in Taunton, Somerset. Mum and I have lived here for almost 3 years now, and we do so most happily.  Taunton has a wonderful museum. I love the area just outside its doors; there you are surrounded on all sides by historical architect...
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Antique Child's Regency Chemisette c.1830s-40s
This is the second early-mid 19th century child's chemisette that I have ever come across. But sadly this one has been through the wars!! It is a fine muslin chemisette, with padded satin stitch embroidery around the neckline. Above that is a ladder stitch,...
Antique Child's Regency Chemisette c.1830s-40s
Antique Child's Regency Chemisette c.1830s-40s
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18th Century Whitework Embroidered Muslin Piece
In a job-lot of lace that I bought a few weeks ago, I came across another fragment of 18th century whitework:- 18th Century Chain-Stitch Embroidery Fragment It very much looks to me like part of an apron, from the last quarter of the 18th century. The overa...
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1829 Wedding Dress of Hannah Bursnall
Happy May Day!! This late 1820s extant dress is a very special dress. The provenance is fascinating. I bought this dress about 4 years ago from the lovely Ann at Poppies Cottage . 1829 Printed Dress 1829 Dress with Front Closing Bodice and Drop Front Skirt ...
1829 Wedding Dress of Hannah Bursnall
1829 Wedding Dress of Hannah Bursnall
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Late 18th or Early 19th Century Women's Linen Cap ...with Dorset Button!
This linen Georgian cap is delightful. It is all the more delightful for having a Dorset button!! Wo ho! Georgian Linen Cap Extant Linen Cap with Dorset Buttons Caps changed little in shape during the 18th and early 19th centuries, especially for those down...
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Antique Regency 1800-1810s Muslin Fichu
A recent acquisition; a lovely early 19th century muslin fichu. Regency fichus are fairly rare, and this one more so as it is designed to tie together in the front. It is in super condition, apart from a few areas which can be seen in the second mosaic belo...
Antique Regency 1800-1810s Muslin Fichu
Antique Regency 1800-1810s Muslin Fichu
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18th Century Whitework Trim c.1760-80
I very nearly jumped for joy when I saw this piece of embroidered muslin in a bundle of mixed lace:- 18th Century Whitework  My first piece of 18th century embroidered muslin/whitework. c.1760-80 Embroidered Muslin It is not a long piece, just 33" by 3 3/8"...
18th Century Whitework Trim c.1760-80
18th Century Whitework Trim c.1760-80
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Antique Dorset Buttons
Over the last couple of months, as my business has been having a rejig, and I turn my attention to a new sphere of work, I have been busy sorting out my workroom, and finding all sorts of goodies. In my antique button drawers I found some buttons which are ...
Antique Dorset Buttons
Antique Dorset Buttons
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Dated 1841 Linen Shift
I have always been fascinated with underwear. Now I'm not entirely sure why, but I think examples like this early Victorian shift explain much. The minute stitches, the lightweight, handkerchief linen and the name and date of the wearer/maker... for a histo...
Dated 1841 Linen Shift
Dated 1841 Linen Shift
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Antique Regency Tamboured Shawl for Sale
So before I take a look at the Carrickmacross collar, I thought that this item was just too special to wait to share it, but firstly, a brief aside:- As I have mentioned before I have M.E. (or chronic fatigue syndrome). Mine is of a level where I can get al...
Antique Regency Tamboured Shawl for Sale
Antique Regency Tamboured Shawl for Sale
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