On Thursday, July 13, join Neal Hurst, Associate Curator, Costumes and Textiles, Colonial Williamsburg Foundation for an illustrated lecture, entitled "'For the heat is beyond your conception:' Dressing for the Heat in the Eighteenth Century"
Held at Historic Deerfield Community Center. Free.
Sponsored by Bank of America
For additional information, see: http://www.historic-deerfield.org/event/lectures/2017-summer-lecture-series-summer-living-early-america/?eID=23317
Image: Natural cotton breeches, Tazewell, 1770-1810
Origin: America, Virginia
Waist: 37 3/4" to 41" OL: 29" Inseam: 17" Selvage width of textile: 13 3/4"
Cream tabby weave cotton, lined with tabby linen.
@Colonial Williamsburg Foundation, Museum Purchase, Acc. No. 1991-563