You two have been very amusing! (nfm)
Posted by Patricia Bingham on January 28, 1998 at 12:21:07:
In response to Fruity hats?, written by Joyce on January 27, 1998 at 00:11:17
] Thank you to the people who answered my question about sprigged muslim. It is much appreciated.
] In yet another anecdote from Jane's letters she mentions ladies decorating their hats/bonnets with fruit eg strawberries as oppossed to flowers.
] She mentions amusingly that she has seen nuts and larger fruit at the greengrocer's but not on hats ....yet.
] Question: is she serious? How long did this trend last? How did ladies stop birds from pecking at the fruit?
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