Foreword Reviews

Tussie Mussies

A Collector's Guide to Victorian Posy Holders

2016 INDIES Winner
Bronze, Crafts & Hobbies (Adult Nonfiction)

Tussie-Mussies: A Collector’s Guide to Victorian Posy Holders offers new insight into a world of secrets and beauty that most people in modern times have long forgotten. The book provides an overview of how and why the tussie-mussie came into use, and reveals the abundance of styles and shapes it took in various countries. Over 110 posy holders are displayed in exquisite full-color photos, with accompanying text providing detailed information about the precious materials used to fashion each.