‘ Tailoring the Image: Costume and Accessories in Art’- Speaker: Dr Lois Oliver; 4 November 2016

Come and enjoy an evening with Purley Lit on 8 November 2016:

Speaker: Dr Lois Oliver:

Talk: ‘ Tailoring the Image: Costume and Accessories in Art’

Background: ‘Lois explains how clothing and accessories play a significant role in art. For artists; fabrics, lace, embroidery and jewellery provide a showcase for their virtuosity. Based on research from 1500 to 1900, exploring the significance of everything from armour to silk slippers. Featuring works by the masters and close-up details of paintings and historic costumes’ (from the Purley Lit Programme).

Time: 8pm

Venue: Purley United Reformed Church

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