Thanks to those of you who made last week’s post on Christmas decorations at Colonial Williamsburg so popular, I’m posting some more pictures here.
The horn shape is a sign of prosperity:
Real ribbon, an 18th-century luxury item, is used to hang these simple wreaths at the milliner’s shop:
This wreath is a horse’s collar:
The wreaths at the Raleigh Tavern feature pipes:
This shop displays several of its wares:
The white rosettes at the post office are formed out of a Virginia Gazette: