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Monogram Linen Pillowcases, the comeback of the Trousseau

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Monogram Linen Pillowcases, the comeback of the Trousseau

Dating from the 14th century the towering Armoire of a traditional bridal linens has practically disappeared from modern day life but in the age of 'throw away and buy another' mentality, I am drawn to the beauty of quality linens embroidered with a couple's monogram which i understand is making a comeback. 'White on white' needlework first appeared during the Renaissance and was added to sheer cloth, through which the skin could be glimpsed.  This type of work was confided to the agile fingers of women including French Queens such as Catherine de Medici and Margaret of Valois, who were known as magnificent...

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