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For some reason, I hadn’t thought about snakeskin for entire coats.  But in those Roaring 1920s, I guess it was a thing.Frock-and-Snakeskin-coat

I think this was October, 1927.  The Crash was around the corner.  if you were, say, in high school then, the world would be very, very different by the time you had graduated.  Or gotten married.  Or any number of things…

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A closer look at one of the roses in the previous post:

Screen Shot 2015-03-24 at 11.41.20 AMI haven’t done any color correction here; just wanted you to see how the pattern was composed.  Almost makes me wish I still had good contacts at the textile school…

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