Textiles and Trimmings at the Asa Knight Store

Friday, July 27, 2018 - 10:00am

Luxurious silks, colorful cotton, delicate lace, and shimmering ribbons… the latest fashions were available to women in rural communities through their local country stores. Join a member of the curatorial staff for an in-depth look at the variety of fabrics, patterns, and trims available to rural New England women in the early 19th century. Explore how fashions and trends spread from European fashion centers such as Paris and London to American cities and rural communities.

Meets at the Asa Knight Store.The program will last 45 minutes.
Free with Village admission.

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