This 1830s day dress is made of challis printed with a realistic design of wild strawberries, bamboo, pinks and anemones. Technical improvements to the printing process and advances in dye chemistry meant that floral prints could be mass-produced at low prices, and the repeal of excise duty on printed textiles in 1831 helped to reduce costs.
Let’s celebrate the birthdays of - Joseph Henry inventor of electromechanical relay. Willard Libby Nobel Prize Winner in Chemistry for developing carbon-14 dating (radiocarbon dating). John Abraham, Indian actor Riteish Deshmukh, Indian actor