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Making Stays

Making Stays


Included with Admission


No Event Ticket Required

Discover the trade of stay-making as it was practiced in 18th-century Williamsburg. Join the milliners at the Milliner & Mantua-makers Shop in the morning to get a behind the scenes look at the research that informs our interpretation of making these essential undergarments that formed the torso into a conical shape. Then, visit the Tailor's shop to see how we put this research into practice.