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Frances Normandin’s Bell Hanger

Frances Normandin, great-grandmother to our clients, designed and created the needlework bell hanger (ca 1930-1940) as a gift for her 15-year-old son,  Fred Louis Normandin, Jr., or “Bub.”  Fred was named after his father, the first grocer in the Mount … Continue reading

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Frances Normandin’s Beautiful Crewel Work, 2: Treatment, Colorwork

Continuing from our first post on crewelwork and cleaning Frances Normandin’s beautiful crewel-worked textile circa 1930-1940: The textile is cleaned, but I want to step back to look at some images (before cleaning) to share some surprising comparisons and talk … Continue reading

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