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Dressing the Victorian Lady – The Dress

Join us for an informative and entertaining talk from Margo Singer and Polly MacLeod on Dressing the Victorian Lady, focusing on the dress itself.

In this session, Margo and Polly will talk through and show examples of day and evening dresses worn by Victorian ladies. You will have the opportunity to look at how dresses were constructed, adapted and the materials used, and closely examine a printed silk dress and a silk satin bodice. Ticket price includes tea and cake.

Other talks in this series include:

Dressing the Victorian Lady – outerwear and accessories
Dressing the Victorian Lady – keeping warm in bed

Tickets £8 or £12 with house entry valid for 12 months.

20th Sep 2018

1.30pm - 3pm


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