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Start Date: 2/8/2014
End Date: 2/8/2014
Event Times: 1–2 pm and 2:45–3:45

Contact Info

E-mail: museum@
wisconsinhistory.org

Phone: 608-264-6555
Fax: 608-264-6575

Wisconsin Women of Style: Victorians' Secret


Learn more about fashion throughout history and explore the exhibit, Wisconsin Women of Style, with these events. Join Leslie Bellais, the Wisconsin Historical Society's curator of costume and textiles, as she shares the Victorians' secret for tiny waists, the origins of underwear, and how Victorian undergarment styles changed over time. Bellais will explore how women's undergarments reflected societal values and will share examples of Victorian underwear from the Wisconsin Historical Society's collection. After the lecture, view the beautiful dresses on display in the exhibit for Valentine's Day style inspiration.

Ticket Info: Suggested donation of $2 per person

Location Description: Four floors of changing exhibit galleries, permanent exhibits and the museum store — located on Madison's Capitol Square

Venue: Wisconsin Historical Museum

Address: 30 N Carroll St

City: Madison

Accessibility Info: The site is fully accessible to visitors requiring a wheelchair for mobility.

Event Location URL: http://historicalmuseum.wisconsinhistory.org

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