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Defying Labels: New Roles, New Clothes


Jun 15, 2017 to Sep 24, 2017
10:45 AM until 04:00 PM

This event occurs weekly, on Sunday, Monday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday.


This year’s re-staging of Lyndhurst’s special exhibition Defying Labels: New Roles New Clothes includes new additions on loan from major museums. The exhibition tells the story of the revolutionary changes in women’s roles from 1880s to 1940 as reflected in their clothes. See the evolving wardrobes of three remarkable women, philanthropist Helen Gould, Anna Gould, Duchess of Talleyrand, and former actress Edith Kingdon Gould, the daughters and daughter-in-law of railroad baron Jay Gould.  With a focus on day wear, the exhibition highlights the development of the design attitudes and vocabulary that are direct precursors to modern dressing.

Admission included with tours of the mansion, or purchase tickets separately at the Welcome Center. Exhibition is general admission.  Exhibit entry hours are 10:45 am – 4:00 pm, Thursday through Monday.  Last entry at 4:00 pm.


Free with mansion tour ticket


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635 South Broadway
Tarrytown, NY

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