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Sentimental Strands: Victorian Hairwork

Date:  - 12:00 PM

Location: Morris Center for Lowcountry Heritage 10782 S. Jacob Smart Blvd., PO Box 1116, PO Box 1116, Ridgeland, SC 29936

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Discover the sentimental endearments of the 19th century through ornamental hairwork such as friendship albums, mourning practices, and love tokens and how these practices have influenced us today. Kim Poovey shares the history of ornamental hairwork as well as displays of antique items followed by a demonstration of the intricate gimp work done to create hair wreaths. Book signing to follow.

Admission Details: Suggested $5.00 donation

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