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Victorian Lady visits the New Canaan Historical Society

Published 11:17 am, Thursday, February 21, 2013

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  • Kandie Carle delighted the audience at the New Canaan Historical Society's annual Valentine Tea Thursday, Feb. 14, 2013. Above, she shows a bundle of hair that Victorian women would collect each night after brushing their hair. Once the bundle became large enough, women would ball it up and stuff it into a bun to make it look like they had more hair than they actually did. Photo by Jeanna Petersen Shepard Photo: Freelance Photo
    Kandie Carle delighted the audience at the New Canaan Historical Society's annual Valentine Tea Thursday, Feb. 14, 2013. Above, she shows a bundle of hair that Victorian women would collect each night after brushing their hair. Once the bundle became large enough, women would ball it up and stuff it into a bun to make it look like they had more hair than they actually did. Photo by Jeanna Petersen Shepard Photo: Freelance Photo

 

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Kandie Carle, known as the Victorian Lady, visited the New Canaan Historical Society for the annual Valentine's Tea, where she brought examples of fashion, lifestyle, manners and etiquette of the 1860s.