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Annual Membership Meeting featuring Marilyn Sassi: "Those Necessary Unmentionables: A History of Ladies' Under Ware"
April 8, 2017
Those Necessary Unmentionables: A History of Ladies' Under Ware
with Marilyn Sassi
and Annual Membership Meeting
Saturday, April 8 @ 1:30 PM
at Mabee Farm Historic Site
While fashion changes from season to season with new looks becoming popular; there is nothing today like the radical manipulation of the female form that occurred through the centuries.
What was considered the perfect body in the 1680s was just the opposite by the end of the 18th century. While fashion certainly played a key role, it was the undergarments that shaped and supported the entire look.
Join underwear expert Marilyn Sassi for an illustrated talk discussing the ideal feminine figure as it evolved from the 1600s to the 1900s and the underwear beneath it all.
$5; free for SCHS members. As this is our annual SCHS membership meeting, refreshments will be served prior to the talk.