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Historic Clothing Conference

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2110 Jamestown Rd, Williamsburg, VA 23185, United States


June 24-26, 2016

Come to Jamestown Settlement for a weekend focused on the study and recreation of late 16th- and early 17th-century clothing. “Tailored to a New World, June 24-26, 2016, brings together The Tudor Tailor team from England and historical clothing scholars from around the United States for a truly unique learning experience that combines hands-on workshops with traditional lectures. Participants also will enjoy field trips, behind-the-scenes tours, and an evening reception in the Jamestown Settlement’s re-created colonial fort.

• Four hands-on workshops with The Tudor Tailor
• A special presentation by The Tudor Tailor followed by a question-and- answer session and the opportunity to examine re-created garments, take photos, and buy from The Tudor Tailor shop
• A private archaeological tour of clothing-related artifacts from Jamestown Rediscovery archaeological excavations at Historic Jamestowne
• A behind-the-scenes tour of Jamestown Settlement’s costume shop, highlighting the role of historic clothing in the museum’s living-history interpretive areas
• An exclusive embroidery pattern taken from a blackwork coif circa 1600 in the collections of Jamestown Settlement
• An evening reception where participants are encouraged to wear their finest historical clothing and enjoy food and period music in the re-created colonial fort
• Boxed lunches and refreshments provided between workshops and lectures

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