Winterthur extent clothes and things!

Winterthur also had some lovely extent clothes and other embroidered pieces on display. This was a set of 18th century pockets which were *huge*. My hand is in one of the pics for scale. These are pieces that were once the border of an embroidered petticoat – I want one! This bag had slits on the side, just like a … Continue Reading →


Downton exhibit

I was lucky enough to get to go to the Downton Abbey exhibit at Winterthur again back in November – round 2 of exhibit pics here: https://www.flickr.com/photos/maggie42/sets/72157649439839595/ Round 1 of pics from May was here: https://www.flickr.com/photos/maggie42/sets/72157645030253726/


Winterthur Grounds

So the day after Vanessa’s dinner, some of us met up at Winterthur to see the Downton exhibit again and wander the grounds. I didn’t really have anything to wear in cold weather in the right period, nor do my knees do well with a lot of walking in heels or costume shoes, I opted for muggle clothes. Beth, on … Continue Reading →


Delaware

Here’s a few pics from visiting my parents recently:


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Here’s what I’ve been up to lately! Pretty sky on one of our walks around the neighborhood! Changing one of our Visitors Center panels My friend John’s b-day lunch – there were a whole slew of them in August! I had to go to an all day retreat, that I dubbed “Retreat to Go Forward” like on 30Rock. Also, this … Continue Reading →


Winterthur Museum

Today I went to go see the Fashion in Film exhibit at the Winterthur Museum in Delaware. The Museum is a large manor and grounds that was owned by one of the Du Pont family. They have a visitor’s center, and trams to drive you around the grounds, and a shuttle to take you to the house from the visitor’s … Continue Reading →