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A lady never tells: 19th century undergarments

How did women achieve a bell-shaped silhouette in the mid-19th century? By wearing many, many layers of undergarments! Join curator of history Erika Holst on a walk through the Fashioning Illinois exhibition to learn about Victorian undergarments and the proper order in which they were worn. As a special bonus, you'll go behind the scenes into the textiles storage area to see the undergarments that did not make it into the exhibit. Hosted by the Illinois State Museum.

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