Thursday, September 15, 2011

Goodies from Ohio

Ok, at least one more post today :) I thought you would enjoy my spoils from the Fair at New Boston. I made off like a bandit and thoroughly enjoyed shopping in period clothing in a period setting. It was amazing!

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Brass ink well and quill from Daniel Boone. I do a lot of writing and I am always trying to hone my 18th century handwriting, as well as have beautiful writing implements to use.

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Cobalt inkwell. I actually purchased two of these. They are so pretty and handy.

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Portable writing box from Daniel Boone.

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It is an ingenious little box that folds away to reveal little storage compartments for pens, pencils, and an inkwell.

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Another portable writing box. I originally purchased my antique box with hopes of taking it to events, until I discovered it is an original. So, I’ve been looking for a box I can travel with and not worry about destroying or losing my precious antique box. This one fit the bill.

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This box is from Spencer’s Mercantile.

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Painted silk fire screen/ fan. I can’t remember the name of the shop I purchased it from. I plan to paint Sir Thomas’s silhouette in the center.

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Sewing box, also from Daniel Boone.

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I love all of the compartments. I still need to “move” into it.

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Block printed silk shawl from Regency Revisited.

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Linen and velvet for Sir Thomas, from WM Booth Draper. Yes, my husband picked these out himself. I think a summer suit will be made out of the linen and a waistcoat out of the velvet.

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Chintz, also from WM Booth Draper. I put my hand in the pic so you get an idea of scale. I have no idea what style this will become, but I’m excited to create it. I’m thinking another open robe will be in its future.

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Block printed sheer cottons from Regency Revisited. I love these fabrics and I have nothing like them, so that makes it more exciting.

The End :)

7 Witty Sentiments:

Melissa said...

What lovely goodies. Looking forward to seeing what you create from the fabric.

Issy said...

Ooh I am so jealous, such wonderful items. I love the writing box, I have always wanted one. :)

Lauren said...

Lovely things! I had never heard of some of these shops. Thanks for the links! I especially love your printed cottons.

Kleidung um 1800 said...

**ENVY**...heeheehee...

Alisa said...

Absolutely gorgeous! Lucky you!

Lucia said...

The Fabric is gorgous!

Laura Morrigan said...

All those boxes are so beautiful! I long for the day when everything in my house will be old and beautiful looking! That is a very long way away!

Those materials are wonderful! I need to keep an eye out for material like that!