Saturday, March 24, 2012

In Linen

Isn't this lovely. Thank you so much to Lee Ann from Florida who sent me these photos of her precious Ada Lum linen.  This little tea towel clearly demonstrates the beauty and sweetness of Ada Lum's design and the special attention she gave to fabric and details. In an article for McKay's Guide to the Far East and Hawaii‎, Eleanor Cowles Gellhorn writes "Ada Lum has an entrancing collection at her shop at 142 Boundary Road, ... miles out but worth the taxi fare there. She carries exquisite linen, cotton, ...." (Page 101, 1965)  Don't you wish her shop was still there.

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