Object of the Month: Katharine Reynolds’s Riding Habit

Date: Wed, April 03, 2019
Time: 1:00pm

Reynolda House Museum of American Art


Free with Museum admission

A distinctive style of equestrian clothing first introduced in the 17th century, the riding habit was a must for any high-class woman of leisure, including Katharine Reynolds.  Director of archives & library, Bari Helms presents. 

This series on the first Wednesday of the month features Reynolda House curators, educators, and guests sharing a one-hour, in-depth look at one object in the collections of Reynolda, plus a few surprises. Join us for the entire season:

May 1: Chinese Palace Jars, with Allison Thompson, public programming fellow

June 5: Reynolda’s Roof, with Phil Archer, Betsy Main Babcock Deputy Director

July 3: Dem Was Good Ole Times by Thomas Hovenden (1882), print, with Allison Slaby, curator

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