Women’s association with such knowledge extends back to some of the earliest surviving depictions of the human form: the ubiquitous sculpted female figurines of the last Ice Age with their woven headgear, string skirts and belts made of cord.page 237, The Dawn of Everything
I googled for an image of these figurines with headgear, string skirts, and belts. I didn’t find a clear one, so I moved on. The string skirt makes me smile. I could manage to make a wearable belt and maybe the headgear, but a string skirt? I just liked this quote because it mentions clothes.
Meanwhile, on the homestead – wild blueberry picking. We harvest and freeze as much as we can so we don’t have to buy any.
I spend time in these spots only during the summer. I forget how interesting they can be.