Southerners adapt to summer temperatures in every century. Curator Linda Baumgarten tells us how to dress for the heat in colonial style on this week’s podcast.
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The tailor’s art is all in the cut. Journeyman Tailor Mark Hutter threads the needle of historic fashion.| Transcript
You can call him a shoemaker, you can call him a cordwainer; you can even call him Al. But one thing you must never call him is a cobbler.
Master boot and shoemaker Al Saguto discusses his trade in this week’s show.| Transcript
Attaining ideal beauty in the 18th century might require hog’s lard, mousehide, toxic lead, and daily application of gin. Historical Interpreter Meg Brown shares her favorite discoveries.| Transcript
The accessories that graced the ensembles of history are on display at the Colonial Williamsburg Art Museums in “Fashion Accessories from Head to Toe.” Curator Linda Baumgarten introduces the collection.| Transcript
Growing up colonial meant babies in crash helmets and boys in dresses. Program developer Kristin Spivey compares childhood now and then.| Transcript