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Virtual Tuesday Talk: Showcasing 18th Century, Victorian & Jazz Age Fashions
September 14 @ 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM$20
Diane Shewchuk, Curator at the Albany Institute of History & Art will provide a glimpse into what is involved in the creation of exhibitions featuring historic clothing. In this lively behind-the-scenes presentation, Shewchuk will discuss how dresses made of fragile silks and beaded chiffons are carefully put on mannequins. She will also talk about creating the proper silhouette and show you secrets of the dress trade by looking inside dresses from the 18th, 19th and early 20th centuries with an emphasis on Victorian dresses made by Charles Frederick Worth.