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Set of 4 Natalya Ikat Stripe Placemats Gray – Ballard Designs
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‘Inspirations’ Note Cards by Jonathan Green
‘Inspirations’ Note Cards by Jonathan Green
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MASTER PIECE JOOK JOINT GULLAH ISLANDS WALL ART, 35X35
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Whitewash Wood Draped Bead 4 Light Chandelier by World Market
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THE JOHN HOPE FRANKLIN AFRICAN AMERICAN HISTORY AND CULTURE: MAKING GULLAH: A HISTORY OF SAPELO ISLANDERS, RACE, AND THE AMERICAN IMAGINATION (PAPERBACK)
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Arthur Court Designs Sea Horse Twisted Seagrass Placemats – set of 4
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Goddesses by Synthia SAINT JAMES Canvas Wall Art 3 Piece
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Handmade Gullah Sweetgrass Drink Coasters . Traditional Hand Crafted Folk Art . Natural Woven Home Decor . Made in the USA
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Suzanne Kasler Greek Key Sham – Ballard Designs
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TALKING TO THE DEAD : RELIGION, MUSIC, AND LIVED MEMORY AMONG GULLAH/GEECHEE WOMEN
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35″” x 35″” Juneteenth by Synthia Saint James Canvas Art Print – Masterpiece Art Gallery
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Kouboo 1110141 Manhattan 2-Tier Console, Natural Rattan End Table, Brown
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GULLAH CUISINE: BY LAND AND BY SEA
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Willow Row Multi Colored Ceramic Coastal Decorative Jar – Set of 2
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MAMA DOONK’S GULLAH RECIPES (PAPERBACK)
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‘Southern Imagery’ Notecards by Jonathan Green
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carol&frank Josie Indigo Pillow
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MASTER PIECE LESSONS GULLAH ISLANDS WALL ART, 35X35
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Quilted Patchwork Cotton Throw Blanket – Indigo Blue Shibori Dye Indian Decorative Super Soft & Warm Blanket for Sofa and Couch 50 x 60 Inches
Gullah Spirit: The Art of Jonathan Green
Gullah Spirit: The Art of Jonathan Green
AFRICAN AMERICAN LIFE IN THE GEORGIA LOWCOUNTRY: THE ATLANTIC WORLD AND THE GULLAH GEECHEE (RACE IN THE ATLANTIC WORLD, 1700–1900 SER.)
AFRICAN AMERICAN LIFE IN THE GEORGIA LOWCOUNTRY: THE ATLANTIC WORLD AND THE GULLAH GEECHEE (RACE IN THE ATLANTIC WORLD, 1700–1900 SER.)
GULLAH CULTURE IN AMERICA (PAPERBACK)
GULLAH CULTURE IN AMERICA (PAPERBACK)
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RING SHOUT GULLAH ISLANDS – UNFRAMED PRINT ON CANVAS WORLD MENAGERIE
GROWING UP GULLAH IN THE LOWCOUNTRY (PAPERBACK)
GROWING UP GULLAH IN THE LOWCOUNTRY (PAPERBACK)

Images of Decoration Day – The Original Memorial Day

Images of Decoration Day – The Original Memorial Day

Memorial Day is celebrated every May but few people know that it has strong southern and African American Roots. According to SavingPlaces.org, ” Every May, the nation marks Memorial Day, the longstanding tradition we use to recognize fallen veterans. The holiday has its origins in “Decoration Day,” originally held in Charleston, South Carolina in 1865, when thousands of former slaves, Union soldiers, and missionaries honored Union soldiers who had died in a Confederate prison and were subsequently buried in a makeshift mass grave” To honor Decoration day, we are showcasing a few beautiful images representing the original celebration with strong links to the South Carolina lowcountry and Gullah heritage.  Check out these beautiful Images of Decoration Day – The Original Memorial Day and get inspired to celebrate this weekend.

Images of Decoration Day – The Original Memorial Day

Talk about a beautiful photo We adore this classic photography showcasing a traditional lowcountry home and members of the community celebrating Decoration Day The classic attire and use of shadow and light makes this a piece to add to your gallery wall collection for sure
These black and white photo is a beautiful memory of Decoration Days of the past We love seeing this large crowd shown in classic vintage photography This piece would be beautiful in a gold antique frame with red and blue matting
We cant get enough of this beautiful Decoration Day art done by Beaufort based artist Dianne Britton Dunham The bold colors of this photo are absolutely gorgeous Definitely a piece a Black Southern Belle should have in her collection
This classic piece by Jonathan Green a lowcountry native and world famous Gullah artist is a perfect representation of a classic Decoration Day celebration We just adore the beautiful fashion showcased in this piece

Be sure to share images of your Decoration Day celebrations on social media with the hashtag #blacksouthernbelle

Michiel Perry

Michiel is a Black Southern Belle living a lowcountry life. I love all things fashion, home decor and southern! When I am not running around doing fun stuff for Black Southern Belle, I live in antique stores and have a minor obsession with historic homes 🙂

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