"Fashion in Colonial Virginia" Theme Month at Jamestown Settlement

Sewing with a bone needle in Jamestown Settlement's Powhatan Indian village.
Trying on a silk doublet in Jamestown Settlement's re-created fort.
Sewing with a bone needle in Jamestown Settlement's Powhatan Indian village.
Jamestown Settlement
2110 Jamestown Road
Williamsburg, VA 23185
Region Hampton Roads
Locality James City
Monday, June 01, 2015 - Tuesday, June 30, 2015 (9:00 AM-5:00 PM)
Main Number: (757) 253-4838
Toll free: (888) 593-4682
Fax: (757) 253-5299
Website www.historyisfun.org

From leather to linen, explore how clothing of the period was fashioned, learn how dyes were made from plants and natural fibers processed into cloth, and observe the stitching of simple apparel and accessories. Discover types of clothing worn by 17th-century English sailors and colonists and Powhatan Indians at Jamestown Settlement and, at the Yorktown Victory Center, 18th-century Virginia farmers and Continental Army soldiers.  

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Admission Fee: 2015 admission: $16.75 adults; $7.75 (6-12). Children under 6 are free. Save 20% with combination ticket to Yorktown Victory Center, a museum of the American Revolution: $21.00 adults; $10.50 (6-12).

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Last Updated: 7/29/2014 11:48 AM
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