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Head Over Heels for Hats and Headpieces

Posted on 03/19/2019 by Jean Sexton

For Edith Vanderbilt and her peers, the fashion demands of the Gilded Age included regular visits to their favorite milliners for stylish hats and headpieces to match every outfit and activity from...

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Dinner is Served

Posted on 03/04/2019 by Leeann Donnelly

The Banquet Hall table in Biltmore House has been set for dinner. Won’t you join us? For the first time in many years, the 40-foot-long table in the Banquet Hall is set with its full Gilded-...

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Too Pretty To Eat: Creating Faux Food For Our New Exhibition

Posted on 02/28/2019 by Jean Sexton

With all the glamorous details for A Vanderbilt House Party – The Gilded Age, including clothing reproduced from the Vanderbilt family’s photos and portraits, the stunning array of...

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Creating Vanderbilt House Party Hairstyles

Posted on 01/30/2019 by Jean Sexton

For the past two years, Biltmore’s Museum Services team has been hard at work to bring A Vanderbilt House Party – The Gilded Age to life. From February 8–May 27, 2019, this new...

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5 Fast Facts about Dinner with the Vanderbilts

Posted on 01/15/2019 by Amy Dangelico

Our upcoming exhibition A Vanderbilt House Party – The Gilded Age, shares stories drawn from letters and archival information about behind-the-scenes preparations for a grand dinner...

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