HNW - colors and dyes

Mary Denise Smith costumemag at
Sun Aug 23 03:09:31 PDT 1998

<Cynthia J Ley wrote:
 There are also records of women in Renaissance times who, when their
husbands died, took over the business. As they could not write but could
read, and they could stitch, they stitched the business records!>

I would love to see the primary documentation for this!

Mary Denise Smith

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