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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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These blooms have kept their charm for a hundred years….

WhiteRosePinkSilkBrocadeThanks to the selvage on some of these fabrics, I even know where this was most likely made: Skinner’s Silk Mill, in Holyoke, MA.  The next time I’m in the Pioneer Valley section of MA, I’ll have to visit Wisteriahurst and see what their archives have…

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