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A Gambit, The Queen, and The Brooklyn Museum

N etflix just gave us the gift we didn't even know we needed! This past weekend I fell in love with a new limited series show. Netflix's The Queen's Gambit might be my favorite thing to come out of 2020. Second, only to I May Destroy You. The story was so well rounded, and each character felt like a real person. The character of Jolene was wonderful (you'll see what I mean when you watch it). But more than anything, the costumes of this show were spectacular, particularly the knitwear and embroidery work.  If you enjoy period pieces and particularly The Crown, you will probably enjoy The Queen's Gambit. Ok, you can go watch the show and then come back for this next part.  I'll wait So glad you're back! What did you think??? If you really did go and watch the show before finishing this post, then you get a gold star. The reason I'm writing this post today is that Netflix just released a virtual exhibit with the team at The Brooklyn Museum that includes c