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Väv, Karelsk spets - Karelsk spets – Wikipedia

Väv, Karelsk spets - Karelsk spets – Wikipedia

Queen Annes Lace by Bernie Kasper on Flickr.-----so many people bypass this lovely flower as 'common.' but for the cost of a packet of carrot seeds, you can have billows of thes delicate flowers in the second year. Just leave the carrots alone the first year and the next will produce queen Anne's Lace, aka the not-as-pretty name of 'cow parsley.'

Queen Annes Lace by Bernie Kasper on Flickr.-----so many people bypass this lovely flower as 'common.' but for the cost of a packet of carrot seeds, you can have billows of thes delicate flowers in the second year. Just leave the carrots alone the first year and the next will produce queen Anne's Lace, aka the not-as-pretty name of 'cow parsley.'

Elizabeth in a French Farthingale - notice how the skirt does not go all the way to the floor, but goes to the ankle. She has a standing ruff, conch, fan, and slashed shoes as well.

Elizabeth in a French Farthingale - notice how the skirt does not go all the way to the floor, but goes to the ankle. She has a standing ruff, conch, fan, and slashed shoes as well.

Duchesse:  Belgian bobbin #lace with needle lace inclusions, named for Marie-Henriette, duchess of Brabant. / Belgische #kant

Duchesse: Belgian bobbin #lace with needle lace inclusions, named for Marie-Henriette, duchess of Brabant. / Belgische #kant

Gown and fichu detail from Self-portrait with a Harp, circa 1791, Rose-Adélaïde Ducreux (1761 – July 26, 1802). Note how the lace at the elbow has been folded up over the sleeve, out of the way of the harp strings for ease of play.

Gown and fichu detail from Self-portrait with a Harp, circa 1791, Rose-Adélaïde Ducreux (1761 – July 26, 1802). Note how the lace at the elbow has been folded up over the sleeve, out of the way of the harp strings for ease of play.

Laurel and Hardy I was three and couldn't understand why none of my friend knew of them! No wonder I'm in Hollywood lol

Laurel and Hardy I was three and couldn't understand why none of my friend knew of them! No wonder I'm in Hollywood lol

1923, Dress by Molyneux Spectacular moth-dress or bat-wing lace caftan with slip dress underneath...thrilling!!

1923, Dress by Molyneux Spectacular moth-dress or bat-wing lace caftan with slip dress underneath...thrilling!!

Elizabeth the first.  Tudor queen of England and Ireland, nicknamed 'Gloriana' and the 'Virgin Queen' who overcame many challenges and threats at home and from abroad to preside over a perceived 'golden age' in English history.

Elizabeth the first. Tudor queen of England and Ireland, nicknamed 'Gloriana' and the 'Virgin Queen' who overcame many challenges and threats at home and from abroad to preside over a perceived 'golden age' in English history.

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