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Tenacious Women Lecture: "Gilt and Silk: Early 17th-Century Costume"

October 10 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

In conjunction with the “TENACITY: Women in Jamestown and Early Virginia” special exhibition, Dr. Rebecca Quinton, Curator of European Costume and Textile at Glasgow Museums, explores Jacobean dress and the textiles used to make it, with particular reference to women’s wear and surviving items in the Burrell Collection in Glasgow, Scotland. The public lecture begins at 7 p.m. in Jamestown Settlement’s Robins Foundation Theater. Free admission. Advance reservations required at rsvp@jyf.virginia.gov or (757) 253-4572.