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Curator’s Insight—Fabricating Fashion: Textiles for Dress, 1700–1825

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  • Registration for this special event is $75 per person
    Advance registration is required. Please call the Office of the Sustaining Fellows at (312) 443-3188 or email sustainingfellows@artic.edu to register.

A work made of silk, compound weave foundation; embroidered with silk threads in satin, stem and straight stitches; french knots, needle lace fillings, and slanted satin border block shading.
Man’s Coat, 1780s
France

Join us for this afternoon lecture and luncheon and explore the exhibition Fabricating Fashion: Textiles for Dress, 1700–1825 with Melinda Watt, chair and Christa C. Mayer Thurman Curator of Textiles. Following the lecture and luncheon, visit the exhibition, which illuminates the artistry and technologies that enabled the creation of delicate, handmade fabrics in Western Europe during the long eighteenth century.

Please note that this event is only open to current Sustaining Fellows. Learn more about the Sustaining Fellows here.

Advance registration is required. Please call the Office of the Sustaining Fellows at (312) 443-3188 or email sustainingfellows@artic.edu to register.

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