Colonial Williamsburg marks 75 years of costumed interpretation in 2009. Costume Design Center Director Brenda Rosseau describes the metamorphosis from 1934.
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A corset’s engineered strictness defines the shape of the 18th-century woman. Journeywoman Brooke Welborn explains the trend.| Transcript
Translating a man’s measurements into suits for all seasons is the task of the skillful tailor, says apprentice Neal Hurst.| Transcript
Clothing says what words do not, in the 18th century as well as the 21st. Textiles and costumes curator Linda Baumgarten explains.| Transcript
Janea Whitacre has been creating beautiful dresses in the Margaret Hunter Shop for 24 years.| Transcript
Brenda Rosseau, supervisor of Research and Design at Colonial Williamsburg’s costume center, dresses interpreters in the right clothing “from the skin out.”| Transcript