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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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Sip the essence of spring in a glass

Posted on 03/14/2019

Each spring, Biltmore winemaker Sharon Fenchak handcrafts something special that captures the essence of the season. Seasonal spring release For 2019, Sharon has created a fragrant white wine that...

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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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Behind the Scenes of A Vanderbilt House Party

Posted on 01/09/2019 by Amy Dangelico

In anticipation of our upcoming A Vanderbilt House Party – The Gilded Age exhibition, we met up with Leslie Klingner, Biltmore’s Curator of Interpretation, to chat about what it took to...

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