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    Costume Symposium: Petite

    Title:Costume Symposium: Petite
    Date & Time:Sat Sep 27, 2014 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
    Location:Gadsby's Tavern Museum, 134 N. Royal St. (Map This)
    Event Details:As the Washington DC region concludes the Bicentennial Commemoration of the War of 1812, join us for an immersive day in the fashions of the Federal City of Washington.  Speaker’s will explore the influences on fashion in 1814, the cut and construction of 1812 military uniforms, the creation of race-based fashions in the new nation, and a detailed look at one fashionable wardrobe.  Sessions are offered a-la-carte and a special 1814 inspired menu will be offered by Gadsby’s Tavern Restaurant.  Once again, the museum is pleased to offer a symposium shop with a selection of gift items and scholarly publications.

    For full list of speakers, visit
    Fees:$50 for morning session, $50 for afternoon workshop, $25 for lunch. Tickets can be purchased online at The Alexandria Shop, at the Event Link above.
    Audience:Anyone may attend
    Tags:Gadsby's Tavern

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