A Victorian Dress

A replica in the making Our latest exhibition, ‘A Victorian Silhouette’, features original 19th century garments and accessories alongside reproductions created by Sovereign Hill’s Costume Department. Production Assistant Megan Anderson writes about the process of creating a replica prototype (toile) using an original 1840s dress from the Gold Museum collection. The starting point in creating a […]

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Inspired By … Chinese Interpretations of Victorian Era Fashion

Chinese fashion designs on display at the Gold Museum. The Gold Museum’s latest exhibition Inspired By… features the top ten designs from Sovereign Hill’s 2016 fashion show held in Shanghai, China. Students from China, Hong Kong, Taiwan and Italy were asked to sharpen their sketching pencils and scissors, and bring on the frills and furbelows […]

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