Sunday, 18 July 2010

Steampunk Scarves

Steampunk Scarves
Originally uploaded by MadeleineS.

Here are the scarves to go with the postcards in the last post. There are five of them, all long narrow rectangles of fine silk chiffon with hand rolled edges.

I call them Steampunk Scarves because the printing technique is an early photographic process invented by John Herschel and used by Anna Atkins to create the first ever published book of photographs (1843). Surely they are the perfect steampunk lady's accessory.

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