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      DISCOVER THE HISTORY OF BURIAL GARMENTS in New York


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      July 27, 2019

      Saturday   3:30 PM - 5:00 PM

      500 25th Street at 5th Avenue, Brooklyn
      New York, New York

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      DISCOVER THE HISTORY OF BURIAL GARMENTS

      The rule of simplicity that works so well in life also works great after death. Many families are now opting for burial shrouds instead of caskets to bury loved ones, asserting greater creative control over the aesthetics of the traditional American funeral. Join death educator Amy Cunningham for an engaging discussion of how shrouds and garments have been used for over a millennia in cultures across the globe. She’ll also explore present-day, eco-friendly shroud making, including the work of several clever designers who hope we’ll start taking our final outfits as seriously as we select what we don every day.
      This talk is free. Reservations are recommended. If the event is not sold out, walk-ups will be accommodated on a first-come, first-served basis. To make an online reservation or to find out more information, visit www.green-wood.com/toursevents or call 718-210-3080

      Cost: Free -

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