I adore all things Vera. Neumann that is. She is one of the strongest influences in my design work and I frequently drool over her exquisite patterns. For my birthday last week, my mom sent me one of her vintage silk scarves. I stared at it in disbelief. Yes, it was authentic down to her ladybug signature. How did she find such a treasure? I was surprised to see that there are tons of Vera treasures listed on ETSY, scarves, table linens, clothing, dishware and more. Since she was a popular designer in the 60′s, 70′s and even 80′s, I guess mass production has left many items to be scooped up by a new generation of admirers. I’d love to grab some of those queen size sheets to use as quilt backs and some of those linen table clothes for nightgowns for the girls and well, just about everything else I can find. This could be a problem.
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