Who’s That Girl in Assiut? Terpsichore

November 15, 2015

As many of you know, I have an ever growing collection of vintage postcards of lovely ladies, actresses, singers, and dancers lavishly dressed in assiut. However, I’ve never been able to land my hands on a hard-copy of this incredible image. I first spotted this photo of an unknown dancer many years ago during an […]

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Book Reports: Cloth of Egypt – Proof #2

September 17, 2014

The second proof arrived!  And there was much rejoicing!  Now that the proof is in my hot little hands, I’m in the middle of fixing a bunch of issues – small issues – but in a 260 page book, there are a lot of them. We’re adding commas, taking out double spaces, and using proper […]

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Vintage Assiut Fix – Poster of Hedy Lamarr as Delilah

August 1, 2014

Need a dash of vintage assiut to decorate your room?  Cannot afford antique textiles?  Well, here’s a fantastic compromise, buy a poster! In 1949, Hedy Lamarr starred in the film Sampson and Delilah, and wore a drop dead gorgeous assiut ensemble designed by Oscar award winning costumer, Edith Head. This dress made a stir at […]

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Book Report: The Cloth of Egypt Status – We’re Almost Done!

July 22, 2014

Hello Gang! The Cloth of Egypt: All About Assiut is nearing completion and I’m so happy to be closing in on the end of this project!    I’m in the final week of layouts.  Next step: Editing!   Right now, the book is sitting in that 250-260 page mark, each day that I work on […]

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