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More Colonial Christmas Decorations

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:

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