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Corn Husk Chair Bottom Weaving with David Russell

May 24 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm

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Corn Husk Chair Bottom weaving with David Russell – During the week of May 24th, traditional craftsman David Russell will demonstrate how to weave seat bottoms using cornhusks on the front porch of the Etheridge homestead. For centuries, country folk created simple chairs with seats woven with corn husks. Today, these charming chairs and people who can weave the seats have become truly rare. David Russell of Washington Georgia is one of them! Stop in to learn about the history and watch as David weaves one of Island Farm’s chairs.

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Date:
May 24
Time:
9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Event Category:

Venue

Island Farm
1140 N. US Hwy 64
Manteo, 27954 United States
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Organizer

Island Farm
Phone:
252-473-6500
Email:
islandfarm@obcinc.org