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Thinking of Grammy

Fairy whimsy....

Murano Hand blown paperweight I remember one like this in blue.

English Tufted Library Chair

Her mocha chocolate frosting, yum.


Silouette Picture: Take profile pic, print out, cut out very exact, then put on black posterboard and cut out exact again. Frame!

Black-capped Chicadees - used to see them all the time in New England. Fall visitors here, they are beautiful little songbirds that are very friendly, not shy, and fun to watch.

Worth & Bobergh gown Worth & Bobergh Evening gown, 1861 Silk satin, silk ribbon, handmade "Point de Gaze" lace Charles Frederick Worth and Otto Bobergh founded Worth & Bobergh in Paris in the fall of 1857 or 1858. In 1860, the business appeared in the local trade directory under “couturiers et nouveautés confectionnées” (designers and prepared novelties). By the 1870s, Bobergh was no longer involved with the company, and the House of Worth was well established as the arbiter of fashionable dress. This gown is one of more than 60 couture pieces featured in the exhibition Chic Chicago: Couture Treasures from the Chicago History Museum.