#209 I miss corredo – 1

Corredo ‘trousseau’ is an ancient tradition.

In the Middle Ages and the Renaissance the most important Italian artists made and decorated wonderful nuptial chests…

At the times of our great-grandmothers a good corredo includes dozens of tablecloths, bedsheets, towels…

Mothers and grandmothers used to gave you a tablecloth as a birthday present, instead of a doll, when you where 10 y.o.

Women used to meet to sew and embroider items for the corredo,

My mom still has an entire closet full of white bedsheets and towels.


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