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Luxury Scavenger Hunt



Shakespeare for Kids
 

This picture shows some luxury goods that were popular in England in 1647. How many different things can you find in this picture? (Click on it to see a larger view.)

 



Wenceslaus Hollar.  A Group of Muffs. Etching, 1647

Now look at the list of luxury items on the right from seventeenth-century England.

 

How many of these are still popular today?

 

Do we still think of them as luxury goods?

 

Can you find any of them in your home?

 

  Additional Information

chocolate
jewels
silk
coffee
lace
silver
crystal
lacquered
furniture
sugar
fans
leather
tapestries
fur
marble
tea
glass
paintings
tobacco
gloves
pearls
velvet
illustrated books
porcelain
watches





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