[Herbalist] roses

Jenne Heise jenne at mail.browser.net
Sun Jan 26 17:23:27 PST 2003

> Below is a snip from sca arts, It is the first time I have heard of the idea
> that rose petal paste beads are not period. Do we have any proof this is a
> period practice?

I haven't found any evidence of rose-petal beads in period, though damask
powder was apparently sometimes used in pomanders as was rose oil.

Jadwiga Zajaczkowa, mka Jennifer Heise	      jenne at mail.browser.net
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