This week's "This and That" features conversations with Sue!
On Monday, Sue emailed me and pointed out something really important.
Note the colors of the children's clothing:
The boys ware donned in pink, the girls in blue as was the style. I know I've written about this before but this is such a great example! Sue pointed out that the boys are donned in pink, the girls in blue as was the fashion in the 19-teens and 1920s. In fact, a 1917 Ladies Home Article article pointed out that pink was appropriate for boys because it was such a strong color while blue was more "delicate and dainty" and suitable for girls.
The embroidered pieces I originally featured are from the 1930s and feature opposite colors: