Wednesday, May 22, 2019

A fearful trip to the Wigmaker

After visiting the milliner and the silversmith, we ventured to the wigmaker.

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Wigmaker Shop at Colonial Williamsburg


My kids had been terrified the first time they visited the wigmaker years ago, who kindly suggested she'd happily shave their heads for them, in preparation to more properly wear a wig.

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Wigmaker Shop at Colonial Williamsburg


Today my kids were willing to test the waters because they were showing the sites of the historic area to my daughter's boyfriend, who as making his first journey into the 18th century.

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Wigmaker Shop at Colonial Williamsburg


Thankfully, all was well, as no threats for free shavings were offered on this day.

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Wigmaker Shop at Colonial Williamsburg


I just loved the lovely displays of more beautiful craftsmanship abounded.

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Wigmaker Shop at Colonial Williamsburg


Located near the Capitol, many a burgess could easily conduct business to update his attire before returning to his burgess duties.

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Wigmaker Shop at Colonial Williamsburg



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