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The Day of the Big Crinolines...

... or the Great Crinoline Day, depending on which word in Stora krinolindagen that you stress, I thought it was the latter, but Big Crinolines make more sense, when you think about it. Anyhow, it was an event that took place the 13th of June that I helped to organize, and it was a great day, even though it has taken me some time to write anything about it. The era of the day was 1840-1860, and it took place here in Linköping. I'm very glad that there were so many that thought it would  be worth the trouble of travelling to come and join us, and hopefully they enjoyed the day as well. We had a picnic, and of course I brought all plastic containers, but I was running out of time, so I used what I had at home. I'm sure the victorians would've too, if they'd had plastic. There was also a dance recital by Folkungagillet that showed us some 19th century dances and held a short lesson with us. About my outfit I'm a bit disappointed with myself for not completing an en