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What is a Tidy?

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Apple leaf tidy from Home Work, published 1891

(Above) Apple leaf tidy from Home Work, published in 1891

Tidies were popular in the Victorian era. They consisted mainly of a large rectangle of knitting, commonly worked in a lace stitch.

Tidies were used in the same manner as antimacassars, as decorative pieces to protect chairs and couches from day to day grime.

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