1800s Regency and Victorian

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  By Shari Fuller By the 1700s, European colonists in America began making their way across the Blue Ridge Mountains, stretching from Pennsylvania through North Carolina, where they began forging respectful, albeit tenuous, relationships with the Native American population. Isolated from the eastern colonies in what became known as the […]

18th Century Hunting Frock

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By Shari Fuller As the world  entered the 19th century, the Industrial Revolution went into full swing and with it the new branch of science called chemistry.  As early chemists began isolating and identifying elements they were able figure out ways to reproduce natural dyes from other other sources.  These […]

Judging a Cloth by its Color…. part 3