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  • Short Summary

    Processes involved in making potpourri then the "vanity bags" which contain it.

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    A group of women dressed in old-fashioned clothing make scented bags. First they make potpourri by mixing rose petals, lavender, cinnamon, cloves, rare spices and orrisroot. Includes C/U of spices being crushed with a pestle and mortar. The women then make "vanity bags" from silk, satin and lace which contain their scented mixture. These are displayed on a table and an elaborately dressed woman wanders by and chooses one. All scenes are filmed in what appears to be the garden of a large country house.

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    Film ID:
    756.06
    Media URN:
    35286
    Group:
    Eve pictorials
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:03:11:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:09:26:00 / 01:12:37:00
    Canister:
    EP 010

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