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A bit plainer than the ones in the paintings.

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Maria de Medici, Bronzino, 1551. Photo: Uffizi, Florence.
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Eleanora di Toledo
Artist: Bronzino
Year ~1545
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Marna Davis CHISHOLM TRAIL MUSEUM, is on a mission to rescue paper patterns from the early 19thC. The Museum board questions the value of her work. You can read about it and leave a comment to tell the Museum how very important and valuable preserving these patterns is.

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HAPPY NEW YEAR!

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I've been working on sizing up patterns for Nils and Svante, there's still a lot of tweaking to do. Erik will be next

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Where my hair net search started.

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ATTENTION HISTORICAL WRITERS!  http://indtale.com/article-submission
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A crochet snood is a good way to make an inexpensive Renaissance hair net. 

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I've had to take a break from Dorothea's stays for a while, they are endless source of learning. 
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