Sun, Mar 24 | 5 Church St

Getting Dressed in 1900 with Abigail Field

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Getting Dressed in 1900 with Abigail Field

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Mar 24, 2019, 2:00 PM
5 Church St, 5 Church St, Mattapoisett, MA 02739, USA

About the Event

Clothing historically has been indicative of the socio-economic sphere of the time, and from it we can learn an awful lot about the lives of people throughout history. There are many of myths associated with women’s clothing up until the 1920s, including wild statements like “women broke their ribs with corsets!” and “they wore so many layers they simply could not move with any degree of ease!”, and the classic “oh well, people were just smaller back then.” How much truth lies in these statements? Join me to find out.

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