Picture a woman working diligently in solitude on a task that requires great patience and skill to produce an object at once useful and beautiful, pragmatic and pleasing. This job requires a thorough knowledge of the methods needed to accomplish it well, and it draws on various materials to obtain its end result.
"Spinning a Rich Tapestry of Changes: Weaving, Sewing and Spinning Represented in French Female Writing,"
Colgate Academic Review:
Vol. 2, Article 9.
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