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A Few Photos From Bygone Days January 4, 2016

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I continue to find photos in the various archives that I am sorting through.  Here are a few snippets.

  1985 or 1986, at my loom Glimokra loom which I had included in our shipment to Bhutan – this was a lovely spot  for the loom in our house.  Look at that sunshine, and note the sweater I am wearing – nice and warm, handknit from Nepal.  ( The sweater was purchased for me by a friend in Bangladesh who travelled to Nepal and brought it back for me.  It was only a couple of years later that I got to wear it in Bhutan)     Our living room there in Bhutan was very big – and very cold in the winter unless the sun was shining or we were nestled near the Bukari, the woodburning stove

a postcard of a painting in the Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam.  Vincent Van Gogh (1853-1890), Wever en weefstoel, 1884, The…

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One Response to “A Few Photos From Bygone Days”

  1. I am so impressed to see you weaving at such a loom. I only wish I had seen these photos when I was writing Unseen Unsung (back in 2004). I had books, and I saw some smaller looms and I had to imagine one that might fill a room in London. This is what I had in mind.

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