I plain forgot to put the tassels on the bag, but I liked it very much anyway.
It was a masked ball, and there were some rather awesome costumes. I’m very annoyed that I missed Anna, who evidently had been abducted from a seraglio and brought to cold Sweden. I did have a masque, but I removed it when we did the play, and then it never went on again.
Annali took her profession back in time and went as an 18th century shoemaker.
Madeleine as a lovely maid.
The glorious sun, embodied by Carina.
Captain Lejon with his parrot, Polly Sture. The bird had evidently much in common with the one in Monty Python and kept trying to fall off.
Lithia Black in the stairways. We took our coffee there, to the annoyance of those who wanted to use it for its actual purpose. For some odd reasons more people went downstairs than up, and we sat there for some time…
This is a very bad pic, but I wanted to show it anyway, as it’s another version of Gustaf III’s national gown. This version was worn at the castle Ekolsund and as you can see it’s a riding habit, and not a gown.
You can also see that it borrows some elements from the men’s suit:
Looking lovely by the Christmas tree.