Bringing Literature to Life: Tiny Waists and Big, Fat Lies

Saturday February 8, 2020 03:00 pm EST
Cost: Free

From the venue:

Categories: Education; History
Are you fascinated with Victorian era clothing? This lecture is tailor-made for you!
Pantaloons, petticoats, and peplums galore! Learn about all the fashion phases and the many layers of the "properly" dressed lady. A feast for the eyes and some truth for the soul: What's the secret behind Scarlett's 17-inch waist? Did women really die from "arsenic" dye? Did corsets really cause permanent deformities? This is your opportunity to look under the Victorian skirt without getting a slap to the face!

This program is made possible through your support of the Forsyth County Public Library Friends & Advocates.

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