Title: Falstaff and Eringoes | Artist: Seona Anderson | Organisation: Plantlife | Country: Uk
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This square show eringoes (sea holly) snowing on Falstaff. The image is inspired by Falstaff\'s speech in the Merry Wives of Windsor 'Let the sky rain potatoes; let it thunder to the tune of Green Sleeves, hail kissing comfits and snow eringoes'. Candied sea holly roots were a delicacy and Colchester was the the centre of Eringo production in the 18th century. The green material for the sleeves co more...
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