By Stephanie Laurens
Unique book: 1997
Antonia Mannering refused to turn into an previous maid!
She used to be a tender girl with plans, and Lord Philip Ruthven performed a wide half in them. notwithstanding the youth pals had now not obvious each other in years, she was once completely conscious that Philip had no loss of lady companionship. yet he had by no means married, and it used to be excessive time he did. If she may turn out to him that she used to be able to working his domestic and wouldn't shame him in society, Antonia used to be definite he could suggest a comfy association. yet by no means had she anticipated that their hearts might someway locate their method into the bargain!
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Is The low flat lidded tankards are amongst the most characteristic of thepewter drinking vessels,itheir lids wereuseful because beer was appreciated as a hot drink, either plain or spiced. KNIVES and FORKS were now beginning to be provided by the host for the use of his guests, though it was not universally done. The knives had pointed blades, and the prongs were of bone, ivory or agate handle. Imported damask LINEN for table use was not so general as the home spun and woven fabric, decorated with fine steel, set into a designs in drawn and cut-work.
The patterns of the drawer fronts, both of dressers and chests of drawers, are diversified, sometimes three or four arrangements of moulding being shown on one piece. baluster ornament is not uncommon. A split Oak gate-leg tables of this period abound they are generally made with plainly turned legs and plain square blocks at the ; base of each leg with no attempt at a foot, though sometimes they finish with a kind of ball. The simpler chairs are generally built with turned legs and stretchers, and often with turned uprights with a slightly carved cresting rail.
It consists of figures, animals, insects and flowers worked over a mould so that they stand out in high relief from the ground. In some examples they are almost in the round, in others the relief is slighter. There is an entire absence of proportion, and a snail many be larger than the head of a lady. The stitch is a kind of Venetian point, and is generally worked in silk on a ground of cream or buff silk or satin. Flat work in Italian satin stitch is often used in conjunction with this work, and, curiously, is often in very good taste, while the stump work is simply curious, and interests by its naive design rather than by its beauty.