Corn Husk Chair Bottom Weaving with David Russell
May 27 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
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One event on May 27, 2022 at 9:00 am
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.