Robert Herrick asked that daisies should,
They remind me strangely of the mother of pearl discs
one of my jumior school teachers brought in for us
use in an art class.
I never knew what these lovely things were
until I saw some on Antiques Road Show
and learned that they are Chinese silk winders.
Wouldn't you have loved to be the lucky lady who had these in her work box?
P.S. Perhaps you would like to take a walk around the park with me in the next post?