1719 William Trent House

Historic Home and Museum

Today’s Colonial History Bits for New Jersey and Mercer County

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Women’s Fashionable Hair in Colonial America in the 1700’s.


photo from the article referenced above

The article talks about women using feathers, other decorations, and putting a colonial version of “bumpit” to raise their hair up high!!




Visit the William Trent House Museum!  Beautifully restored to the 1719 condition.


Written by sallykwitt

August 9, 2011 at 9:17 pm

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