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April 2, 2022

History Wardrobe presents: The Gentlewoman’s Wardrobe

Venue:
Skipton Town Hall, High St
Skipton, BD23 1AH

Join popular dress historian Lucy Adlington for a delightful talk on clothes and customs of the 1790s – 1830s, celebrating the 231st birthday of remarkable Yorkshire diarist Anne Lister. In true History Wardrobe style there will fascinating stories of how a gentlewoman was dressed, and a beautiful array of original treasures to admire close-up, from boots and stays to frocks and fashion plates. It’s a unique opportunity to see garments and accessories from the era, and to discover more about Anne Lister’s world.

History Wardrobe presentations feature beautiful displays of original fashions and accessories. Using fashion as a medium they explore a wide range of fascinating topics including history, politics, art and literature. Words can’t quite describe… Come and see them in action!