The Game of Graces
Opponents send ribboned hoops whirling towards each other to be caught on the tips of slender wands in this exciting and elegant outdoor game.
The game of Graces was considered proper and beneficial exercise for young ladies in the early 1800’s, and it was proper as well for boys to join in the game as a “lark.
Judging by children’s books and store advertisements, the game of Graces remained as popular throughout the 19th century as it is today.
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