Many of the bouts were watched enthusiastically by Frank and Phil's grandmother who would often be seen sitting at the ringside in her black bombazine
dress, black hat and her hair tied in a tight bun at the back, waving her walking stick menacingly at anyone who was brave enough to be fighting one of her grandsons.
Hesitantly I approached, my heart pounding, and as I drew closer I saw the figures were dressed in archaic mourning clothes, dresses of bombazine
trimmed with crepe, black woolen suits with cravats and gloves.
Margaret's labor, her meticulous needlework fashioning bombazine
mourning, gradually robs her of sight.
, bloomed pomegranate, & there was more,
Nineteenth-century photographs of black-African middle-class urban-dwellers (there were not many) show women and men dressed in local versions of European fashions, in the same sweltering bombazine
and shot silk as their European colonial "neighbors." So, too, did Victorian fashion at home eagerly accommodate the spoils of conquered countries--many an India-based colonel gratified his London wife with a Kashmir Paisley wool shawl.
She has released two albums of spoken word pieces, Angel Food For Thought and Bombazine
. She continues her artistic exploration and has put out a third album of songs, 6 blocks.
In the persona of the autocrat, he assembles a number of imaginary residents in an imaginary boarding house (among them a student of divinity, an old gentleman, and an "angular female in black bombazine
"), and over an indefinite period of time, permitting only the occasional luxury of an interruption, he bestows on those present the benefit of his conversation.
A large painting records Madame Caillebotte meanwhile reading in her manicured 'English' garden - massed flowers in domed island beds in the accepted Victorian style - while a little way off two elderly women in black bombazine
sew beside a shaded table, and a young woman in a lovely blue dress sits also absorbed in her needlework.
You can smell wet bombazine
, wet gabardine and serge, and the wet leather of hymnbooks.
4f Pivotal - Bombazine
Sarah Leigh 01118-1 RPR 111 She couldn't have made a better start than by winning as she did at Goodwood.
She dressed like all grannies did then, in a black bombazine
ankle length dress with a cameo brooch at her throat and a black hat trimmed with a white silk daisy; though she looked ancient she wasn't much older than I am now.
She may even have worked for a time as a weaver of bombazine
, a mixed cloth of silk and worsted, which was popular for a time and then fell out of fashion in the 1830s.
You could call them guerrilla fighters in black bombazine
dresses and huge floral hats who fought and starved, suffering real torture for their cause.
- a fabric of silk mixed with wool or cotton - often dyed black.
What is bombazine
- a semiprecious mineral, a dress fabric or a type of explosive?