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a very Tudor Halloween: the English Hood

In case you’ve forgotten the trés obvious lead-in from the Monday’s post on the French hood] its cross-Channel-cousin was (oh, irony of ironies) the English hood. An angular contraption of bird-housy, geometric sensibilities that seems to imply self-castigation or taking … Continue reading

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A very Tudor Halloween: the French Hood

The crescent-shaped French hood, made popular in the cultural zeitgeist again thanks to the popularity of the Tudors in film and on TV is an easy Halloween hairpiece. Continue reading

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