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UnderWhere? 1905


Join costume historian Kijrsten Gustavson to discover the layers of undergarments beneath an Edwardian woman's fashionable dress. This lively talk will include reproduction corsets, bum pads, and petticoats on a live model to uncover what it felt like to wear all those clothes. Gustavson will also use period newspaper articles and fashion magazines to explore the impacts of mass production in the New York fashion industry from the factory, to the store, to the home.