Tuesday 14 June 2016

Silk Braces for Ross

Updated 21 September 2016
Ross's silk braces from Poldark Series 1 are still going strong having recently made an appearance in Series 2 Episode2.

Poldark S2 Ep2

Photo: Mike Hogan for Mammoth Screen

Photo: Tim Martindale
When you look at these pictures have you ever given a thought to Ross's braces? Well, probably not but, now I've mentioned them, maybe you might - for a moment at least.

Ross's braces are made of silk ribbon woven by Devon silk weavers Papilionaceous, who also provide the ribbon for Elizabeth's hat and hair and the taffeta for Verity's wedding hat.

Papilionaceous design and manufacture silk for ribbons, silk panels, bookmarks, braces and trimmings from their base in Dartmouth.  And if, after admiring the pictures, you fancy a pair of braces made with  Papilionaceous silk take a look at the Albert Thurston Limited Edition collection where you can buy a pair for a cool £95!

Ross's braces ribbon. Photo: Papilionaceous

Verity  Photo: Mike Hogan

Green taffeta ribbon for Verity's wedding hat
Photo: Papilionaceous

Elizabeth   Photo: Nick Kenyon

Elizabeth's ribbon  Photo: Papilionaceous

Elizabeth's hair.  Photo: Laura Viana de Silva

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