The Winter Dress : Two women separated by centuries drawn together by one beautiful silk dress


Author: Chater, Lauren Published 23/03/2023 | Paperback / softback
129 x 198 x 28 | 268g

ISBN: 9780749029159 Category:

TWO WOMEN SEPARATED BY CENTURIES, THEIR LIVES DRAWN TOGETHER BY A BEAUTIFUL SILK DRESSTextiles historian Jo Baaker returns to the Dutch island where she was born, to investigate the provenance of a valuable seventeenth-century silk dress retrieved from a sunken shipwreck. Her research leads her to Anna Tesseltje, a poor Amsterdam laundress who served on the fringes of the Dutch court.

But how did Anna come to possess such a precious dress? Jo is convinced the truth lies hidden between its folds, but as she gets closer to Anna’s history, haunting details of her own past emerge.

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