18th Century French Fashion.

Artist-At-Work: French Fashion


Museum Entrance Hall

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Dressing a live model, costume historian Maxwell Barr demonstrates the extraordinary craftsmanship and virtuosity involved in creating the daily wardrobe required by fashion icon Marie-Antoinette and other elite households of the 18th century in this free, drop-in program. Complements the installation and exhibition: A Queen's Treasure from Versailles: Marie-Antoinette's Japanese Lacquer and Eighteenth-Century Pastel Portraits.

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