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Re: [BKARTS] VICTORIAN PUZZLE PURSE (c.1790)



Great idea, Alice!

I only wonder why they keep calling it "Victorian" if it is dated back
to the 18th and early 19th centuries...

Yours,
-- 
Annabel
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annabelkina@xxxxxxxxx
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Vademecum!

On Feb 11, 2008 6:08 PM, alice Simpson <alicesimpson@xxxxxxx> wrote:
> In celebration of  Valentine's Day, Origami Resource Center has
> an interesting article and instructions for making
> a Victorian Puzzle Purse.
>
> http://www.origami-resource-center.com/valentine-puzzle-
> purses.html
>
> Included in the article is my Valentine 2005, based on this 1790
> design, which was featured in Bound & Lettered Magazine.
>
> http://www.alicesimpson.com/victorianpuzzlepurse.pdf
>
> These multi-folded pieces were the rage in the 18th and 19th
> century. Collectors value this type of Victorian tradition and an
> authentic puzzle purse dating back to 1782 was recently sold on
> ebay for almost $1700. [I need only wait two hundred twenty-
> three years!]
>
> http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?
> ViewItem&rd=1&item=290196780666
>
> Cheers,
> Alice
>
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