May 23, 2021
2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
7315 Ox Rd., 7315 Ox Rd., Alexandria, VA 22312
Virtual Afternoon Tea: Private Matters
(Adult) Personal grooming was a public affair for centuries. Explore the history of washing and dressing, from medieval bathing habits to the 18th century ritual of the lady’s toilette. Hear about the intimate and public elements of these necessary aspects of everyday life and how, eventually, privacy prevailed!
Lecture only: $12/ Optional tea box: $24