April 18–19, 2015 10am–5pm 381 North Broadway (Route 9) Sleepy Hollow, NY
From fiber to fashion, this classic spring festival celebrates all things woolly sheep! Visitors are invited to explore each step in the process of turning wool into cloth using 18th-century techniques. Hands-on activities include dyeing wool and weaving. See NYGH member Linda Sax in costume.
In the site's Manor House, experience Wearable Wealth: The Values of Cloth and Clothing in the 18th Century.
The Art of Reproduction: Recreating Period Textiles uses pieces from the HHV collection to spotlight this often overlooked area of historic study.
Learn more at www.hudsonvalley.org or call 914-366-6900.