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Date:
March 4, 2017 - April 29, 2017
Time:
All Day
Location:
2nd Floor Display Case
Address:
San Mateo Main Library
55 W. Third Avenue

San Mateo, CA 94402
Contact:
(650) 522-7818
Cost:
Free

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Exhibit: Jane Austen Society of North America

Saturday, March 4

The Jane Austen Society of North America is dedicated to the enjoyment and appreciation of Jane Austen and her writing. The Northern California chapter presents a display titled, “The mode in hats and headdresses during the lifetime of Jane Austen + 16 years. 1775-1833.” The display features caps, turbans and hats on heads with period appropriate paper hairdos. Each hat is presented and described along with its inspiration, which may include a period fashion plate, portrait or extant hat.