Tuesday, September 23, 2008

Historical Images of Oilcloth

Sears, Roebuck and Co. advertised oilcloth as "dainty and durable," a product that "women everywhere are learning to appreciate."

Isaac Oliver's portrait of Robert Sackville, the third Earl of Dorset, serves as an image of Elizabethan fashion as well as oilcloth in its earliest stages.

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