Tricoteuses


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Tricoteuses

sobriquet of battle-exhorting women at French Convention. [Fr. Hist.: Brewer Dictionary, 1100]
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Unframed prints of this painting are on sale for PS550 at Havill & Travis, while two original, large format tableau vivant works (translated as living picture) are priced at PS5,590 for The Blood of les Tricoteuses and PS6,750 for Freak (Minturnae).
Emily Sparkes' Freak (Minturnae) and The Blood of les Tricoteuses
were the tricoteuses said to sit in the French |Revolution?
Le Franc-parleur thus observed that "il y avait en France sous le regne de la terreur des femmes sans culottes auxquelles on donna le sobriquet de: Les tricoteuses.
Il y a quelques annees, ce magasin etait particulierement sollicite par les couturieres qui tissaient et brodaient, ainsi que les tricoteuses qui fabriquaient des vetements en laine.
A couple of cackling harpies, looking like tricoteuses knitting in front of the guillotine, applauded and gave me an encouraging smile as though to say "there's life in the old dog, yet".
260 years later hags known as tricoteuses knitted beneath the guillotine as nobles' heads were lopped off
In her husband's self-defence, in the same magazine's issue of March 19, 2007, he characterized his detractors as "braying, hideous tricoteuses," casting himself as a hapless aristo losing his head while the citoyens of the French Revolution did their ominous knitting.
Les tricoteuses qui realisaient des merveilles grace a leur savoir-faire ont vraisemblablement d'autres preoccupations ou ont opte pour d'autres activites.
WHERE were the tricoteuses said to sit in the French Revolution?