Join this informative and entertaining talk 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.
WHEN: Thursday 20th of September, 2018
WHERE: Elizabeth Gaskell's House, 84 Plymouth Grove, Manchester
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