pen and ink
This is a portrait of my oldest terrier, Kate (who’s a lovely dog)….from when she was about six months old.
I’ve been continually delighted, since I first made this picture, when visiting (and, to be frank, invariably OLDER) ladies see it and exclaim “Why!…You have got yourself a Martha Washington bedspread!”
I had no idea, until fairly recently, that these mass-produced (to be frank, once again) old, tufted, cotton bedspreads were considered quite **CHIC** in the 40’s and 50’s…….
Who knew that they actually had a danged NAME among Southern Ladies aspiring to post-WW2, middle-class respectability?…..