Thoughtful musings on various topics by interesting people at Blithewold
12-Year-Old Marjorie Van Wickle’s Dress, c1895
Wednesday, May 30, 2018 |
This pale green child’s dress was worn by Marjorie Van Wickle when she was 12 years old. The dress was made by B. Altman Co., New York. It has a high-waisted lined bodice with a … Read more.
Teatime in England
Tuesday, November 27, 2012 |
The decorating of Marjorie’s Bedroom in the Mansion, which has an English theme for Christmas at Blithewold’s “A Grand Tour of Europe,” fell to Betty Durfee, a sixth-year decorating volunteer, who teamed up with volunteer Nancy … Read more.
A Blue and White Swedish Christmas
Monday, November 26, 2012 |
When Nancy Rosner learned that this year’s Blithewold Christmas theme was A Grand Tour of Europe, she drew inspiration for her “Christmas in Sweden” theme in the loggia from the colors Sweden is known for. … Read more.