Tuesday Treat

As a birthday gift to myself, I did something I often do: buy a new book.  This time, browsing for design inspiration, I ended up ordering Textiles of the Arts & Crafts Movement, by Linda Parry.   It’s interesting and beautiful.  And here’s a little tidbit worth sharing, just for the smile.  This watercolor, called “The House that Jack Built,” was designed in 1929 for a child’s nursery.  It’s charming.  But — whoa! — wait a minute!  Does anything about it grab your attention?!

The text under the photo put my mind at ease: “When Morton Sundour produced the printed fabric the rats were left out of the pattern.”  Resulting in far better nights of sleep for the babies, I’m sure.

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