Portfolio - Keeping Up Appearances

The series of Keeping Up Appearances tackles some of the thornier social issues of mid-20th century America, inspired by text from a 1954 book on etiquette. Imagine women chain smoking in offices, tipping 25 cents for good service, showing interest in a potential marriage partner or even giving boys names to girls.  All the work in this series incorporates heirloom linens. The text is used with permission of the Amy Vanderbilt Kellar Literary Property Trust.



 

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