“Tailoring the Image: Costume and Accessories in Art”

Dr Lois Oliver

Lois explains how clothing and accessories play a significant role in art. For artists; fabrics, lace, embroidery and jewellery provide a showcase for their virtuosity. Based on research from 1500 to 1900, exploring the significance of everything from armour to silk slippers.

Featuring works by the masters and close-up details of paintings and historic costumes.


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