HILLESTRÖM Pehr, Snr, 1733-1816 (Sweden), ETT FRUENTIMMER SOM STRYKER , 1795

HILLESTRÖM Pehr, Snr, 1733-1816 (Sweden), ETT FRUENTIMMER SOM STRYKER , 1795

Václav Dvořák: Laundresses / Pradleny, 1716 - 1717, zámek Manětín, Česká republika

Václav Dvořák: Laundresses / Pradleny, 1716 - 1717, zámek Manětín, Česká republika

1803 'Camp Scenes', etchings by and after W H Pyne, published by Pyne and Nattes nam.ac.uk

1803 'Camp Scenes', etchings by and after W H Pyne, published by Pyne and Nattes nam.ac.uk

Welsh washer women doing their washing in a stream at the public washing place. From 'Costume of Great Britain' by William Stock Photo

Welsh washer women doing their washing in a stream at the public washing place. From 'Costume of Great Britain' by William Stock Photo

Titre :  La Blanchisseuse : [estampe] / [Louis-Marin Bonnet]  Auteur :  Bonnet, Louis-Marin (1743-1793). Graveur

Titre : La Blanchisseuse : [estampe] / [Louis-Marin Bonnet] Auteur : Bonnet, Louis-Marin (1743-1793). Graveur

For those who don't know about pressed linen- glass calendars were used for freshly laundered linen since Roman times at least and were once a common object. No high status linen would have been worn crumpled, no table cloth spread with creases. This is an almost complete glass calender with handle from the MOL blog.

For those who don't know about pressed linen- glass calendars were used for freshly laundered linen since Roman times at least and were once a common object. No high status linen would have been worn crumpled, no table cloth spread with creases. This is an almost complete glass calender with handle from the MOL blog.

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