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The Queen's Gallery, Palace of Holyroodhouse

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Short Talk - Pretty ladies dressed like men

Tuesday, 22 April 2014
The Queen's Gallery, Palace of Holyroodhouse

Join Anna Reynolds, Curator of Paintings, as she explores how clothing that blurred gender boundaries was a popular subject for social comment during the seventeenth century. This talk will compare the fashionable masculine-inspired riding habit worn... Read more about Short Talk - Pretty ladies dressed like men

In Fine Style - Meet the Curator

Tuesday, 22 April 2014
The Queen's Gallery, Palace of Holyroodhouse

Fabrics woven with precious metal thread, gowns embroidered with symbolic flowers and linen ruffs set into gravity-defying pleats – the expense, complexity and precious nature of clothing during the 16th and 17th-century made dress a powerful symbol... Read more about In Fine Style - Meet the Curator

Study Afternoon in Partnership with National Galleries Scotland

Thursday, 5 June 2014
The Queen's Gallery, Palace of Holyroodhouse

This joint study afternoon explores aspects of 16th and 17th century fashion.  Topics include the process of constructing clothes, changing elements of dress throughout the 200 years and the representation of clothing in portraiture.  Speakers: Anna... Read more about Study Afternoon in Partnership with National Galleries Scotland

Short Talk - Pretty ladies dressed like men

Thursday, 5 June 2014
The Queen's Gallery, Palace of Holyroodhouse

Clothing that blurred gender boundaries was a popular subject for social comment during the seventeenth century. This talk by exhibition curator Anna Reynolds, will compare the fashionable masculine-inspired riding habit worn by Mary of Modena with... Read more about Short Talk - Pretty ladies dressed like men

In Fine Style with Edinburgh International Fashion Festival

Saturday, 19 July 2014
The Queen's Gallery, Palace of Holyroodhouse

Explore 'In Fine Style' as part of Edinburgh International Fashion Festival, with an introduction by exhibition curator Anna Reynolds. Paintings, drawings and rare surviving examples of clothing and accessories explore fashion in the 16th and... Read more about In Fine Style with Edinburgh International Fashion Festival