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  • Delft Heart Inkwell

    This romantic piece is reproduced from a French faience inkwell, circa 1800. Makes a wonderful gift for writiers, or a sweet piece to add to your décor. Features Reproduction of circa 1800 French Faience Inkwell Tin Glaze Earthenware 1 7/8”H x 2...

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  • Pineapple Bookend Set

    In colonial times, the pineapple was a symbol of hospitality. Our Brass Pineapple Bookend Set still conveys this message. The pineapple shape is sand cast in solid brass and then polished to a lustrous finish. A final coat of clear lacquer maintains...

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  • Silversmith Of Williamsburg DVD

    Part 6 of The Colonial Williamsburg Foundation Archive Series: The Trades of Colonial Williamsburg The colonial silversmith produced items both functional and beautiful. In this 1971 docudrama, silver scraps are transformed into a magnificent new...

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  • The Cabinetmaker DVD

    Part 11 of The Colonial Williamsburg Foundation Archive Series: The Trades of Colonial Williamsburg The Cabinetmaker Crafting a Card Table Antique furniture produced in 18th-century Williamsburg serves as patterns for work produced today in...

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  • The Colonial Naturalist DVD

    Part 3 of The Colonial Williamsburg Foundation Archive Series: Colonial Life through a Lens. Filmed in 1965, this docudrama highlights Mark Catesby's first visit to the colonies, where the self-trained naturalist spent time observing his natural...

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  • A Rollick of Recorders Book

    The pieces in this collection have been arranged for the recorder, an instrument that in the eighteenth century was known as the English or common flute.  Included are thirteen tunes that our colonial forebears used for lighthearted music making...

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  • Lion and Shield Bookends

    Choose these lion and shield bookends for a stately accent to any bookshelf, desk or side table. In Colonial Williamsburg's Historic Area, a chiseled stone lion stands guard at the gates of the Governor's Palace, representing the British crown with a...

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  • Salt-Glazed Stoneware in Early America - Cover

    Salt-Glazed Stoneware in Early America

    Stoneware was ubiquitous in colonial and early American homes. In the first comprehensive book on the topic, Colonial Williamsburg curators Janine E. Skerry and Suzanne Findlen Hood chronicle the traditions of stoneware imported from England and Germany...

    $75.00
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  • Somerset Rug Mouse Pad

    In celebration of the best in classic design, toss this mouse pad on your desk to offer a little color and a lot of protection. The design is straight from an 18th-century crewelwork coverlet in Colonial Williamsburg's collections featuring the scrolling...

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  • The Storymatic: Williamsburg Edition

    What is The Storymatic? It's a game, a writing prompt, a teaching tool, and a great way to encourage creativity. Draw two gold cards and combine the information to create a character. Then draw a blue card, and let the information lead you into a story...

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  • Blue Pineapple Note Cards

    What better way to say "thank you" than with the traditional symbol of hospitality? Each notecard features an illustration of a ripe, plump pineapple in blue and white surrounded by swirling vines. The inside is blank so you can craft your own unique...

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  • Caesar's Story: 1759

    The Young Americans Book Series by award-winning author Joan Lowery Nixon Why do things have to change? Caesar lives with his family, but he is an enslaved person, and when the master selects him to be a personal servant in the big house, Caesar has to...

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  • Nancy's Story: 1765

    The Young Americans Book Series by award-winning author Joan Lowery NixonVirginians are protesting the Stamp Act and Nancy Geddy is afraid the uncertain times will harm her father's business. And if that worry is not enough, Nancy's stepmother is making...

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  • Organic Fiber Dyeing

    Traditional Dyes for Modern Fabric Lovers. Color, color, and more color-dyeing fabric was just as important to the citizens of 18th-century America in places such as Williamsburg, Virginia, as it is to today's quilters and fabric artists. Using...

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