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16.23 10 Jun 2019


Pencils, a sketchbook, cake, yards of stolen ribbon, thimbles, snuff boxes, a picture of a lover, two live ducks: these are just some of the fascinating things carried by women and girls in their tie-on pockets, an essential accessory throughout the 18th and 19th centuries.

Historian and Co-Author of The Pocket: A Hidden History of Women’s Lives, 1660–1900 Ariane Fenneteaux tells Sean about this first book-length study of the tie-on pocket, and the insight into women's lives that the pocket provides.

 


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