Traces of the past

It’s Traces of the Past at Paula’s black and white Sunday this week, so I thought I’d bring this old weaving loom. I believe it’s from the early 1960’s.
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It can be seen at Coldharbour Mill, in Devon.

The Weavers Song
The loom goes click and the loom goes clack
The shuttle flies forward and the shuttle flies back
The weaver’s so bent that he’s like to crack
Such a wearisome trade is the weaver’s

Now that it’s made into cloth at last
The ends of work they all make quite fast
The weaver’s labours for now have passed
Such a wearisome trade is the weavers.

Anon, circa the Industrial Revolution.

Paula’s Black and White Sunday, Timeless

Timeless: eternal, everlasting, perpetual, unchanging, unaffected by time or changing fashion.

Timeless is Paula’s theme for Black and White Sunday, and this is my entry.

wm morrisThis is William Morris wallpaper, that I saw in the dining room at Lanhydrock, a National Trust property in Cornwall. It’s actually two shades of blue, cream and with a tiny bit of pink. A timeless, classic design.