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|Hands and femininity
Written by Maisy
(9/30/2005 1:06 p.m.)
in consequence of the missive, Yes...and, penned by Peg
Yes, this point is brought out in the novel The Age of Innocence by Edith Wharton. There is reference to having one's hands "modeled" in Paris by some great sculptor. (And when May's granny examines her hands, she comments how "modern sports" cause the joints to spread.)
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