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March 31, 2011

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Rosemary


This selection is an interesting contrast to the embroidered 1880s smoking jacket of last week, especially when you consider the floral patterns on the "inside out" view as embroidery.

Rachel

I didn't think about the connections between these two objects until after I posted the Project Alabama dress, but you're right. The lounge jacket and this contemporary dress were born from a shared goal of supporting/invigorating the handmade object. Though it's interesting to see how different these tow objects are--the Project Alabama dress looks very handmade, while the lounge jacket looks like a machine production. The embroidery is so skillfull that it is hard to believe it was done by hand.

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