[Sca-cooks] Falling into the fire (was Re: Childsafing)

Johnna Holloway johnnae at mac.com
Mon Aug 18 17:10:07 PDT 2008

Try /Plain and Fancy/, American Women and their /Needlework/, 1650-1850, 
by Swan
This would be the needlework title I think.


Sandra Kisner wrote:
>> I had wondered about that too ... I was reading "Plain & Fancy," 
>> which is about American women's needlework in the 17th and 18th 
>> centuries, and it referred a lot to the 18th century Philadelphia 
>> Quaker diarist Elizabeth Drinker, who noted the death of a toddler 
>> who fell into the fire and died of burns (this was in the chapter 
>> about sewing for the home and for families).
> Who is the author of this?  All I can find under that title is several 
> books about a musical comedy by that name, and a catalog of an art 
> exhibition at the Hirschl Gallery.
> Sandra

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