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Past AGSAS Events > 2003 Events > Impression Workshop

Spring Meeting & Impression Improvement Workshop - April 2003
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Group participating in the small living history on Saturday afternoon for the Surratt Society bus tour:
L to R (standing) Emmanuel Dabney, Stacy Hampton, Colleen Formby, Abigail Walker, Jennifer Meadows (47th Va)
(seated) Laurie Brown, Kathryn Coombs, Cheryl Parlati
(foreground) BobDog


Original men's dressing gown or banyan

Original corded sunbonnet, with black silk quilted bonnet in background

Books on display for browsing through: Godeys', Petersons', and various modern books on period clothing and textile related topics

Another view of the corded bonnet, with original straw bonnet at left

In addition, Colleen Formby brought her extensive collection of cartes de visite and Laurie Brown brought a collection of original underpinnings with amazingly detailed whitework embroidery and Kathryn displayed a number of original dresses and wrappers for study.

Original wool challis quilt with wonderful 1860's prints, which has been in Laurie Brown's family since it was made.