Amelia Rauser, White Muslin: Veiling the Body in the 1790's (3/7)


Contributed by Mara Baldwin

White Muslin: Veiling the Body in the 1790s
Amelia Rauser, Associate Professor of Art History, Franklin & Marshall College
Thursday, March 7, 4.00 p.m.
Handwerker Gallery, Ithaca College

Rauser's lecture will discuss the physical design, societal thought, and cultural trade that came together in 1790's European fashion to develop a uniquely contradictory style combining simultaneous contortion, veiling, and enunciation of the female body. 

All Handwerker Gallery events are free and open to the public. Gallery hours are Monday, Wednesday, and Friday, 10.00 a.m. to 6.00 p.m.; Thursday, 10.00 a.m. to 9.00 p.m.; and weekends, noon to 5.00 p.m.. The gallery is closed to the public on Tuesdays unless otherwise specified for an event but can accommodate group or class visits by appointment.

For further information or individuals with disabilities requiring accommodations contact Mara Baldwin at or 607.274.3548. Please make requests for accommodations as far in advance as possible.