We are delighted to repeat this wonderful talk within Newhailes House.
Lilja is a costume designer specialising in 18th and 19th century dressmaking with a passion for Viking and Iron Age clothing. Originally from Norway, Lilja moved to Scotland to study Costume Design and Construction at Queen Margaret University where she graduated with First Class Honours. Through both her degree and personal projects Lilja has experienced researching, designing, and supervising positions in a wide array of projects. Recently Lilja has created several historical costumes, including: a Viking Costume based on the findings at a Birka Grave; a 1790s gown for Miss Dalrymple of Newhailes House; and a 1760s gown for Elizabeth Dawson of Gladstone’s Land’s draper’s shop.
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