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Architectural ironmongery – and four more for Friday

Wise words for French house restorers, with a wider message I think. I am not of any traditional religious persuasion myself but I found this piece of embroidery from a Welsh Chapel; presumably it hails from a period when the … Continue reading

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The Thursday Three- Toile de Jouy and vintage frames

I know my Thursday Three has been rather neglected lately, so, to compensate, I bring you, on tuesday, this stunning curtain. In a Chinoiserie influenced toile, lined and backed in a a more conventional country pattern of little vignettes framed … Continue reading

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