Fashion & Masters – Perfumed Gloves and Jasmine Fields

Fashion & Masters – Perfumed Gloves and Jasmine Fields

Timken Museum of Art

Fashion and Masters – Perfumed Gloves and Jasmine Fields

Sunday, January 22, 2023 at 4 PM

The Timken Museum of Art (Virtual)



$95 non-members / $85 members

Perfumed Gloves and Jasmine Fields: How France Become a Fragrance CapitalJoin us for a night of artwork and perfume! This lecture and interactive session led by artwork historian and perfume author Jessica Murphy will concentrate on France’s rise to prominence as a middle of Western perfumery. The phrase “French fragrance” evokes luxurious, high quality, and sensuality. But how did that affiliation come to be? France’s ascendance as a website of perfume manufacturing from the sixteenth century via the nineteenth century was as a consequence of a really particular mix of patronage and politics, in addition to a well timed mixture of commerce, know-how, and terroir. This lecture will hint the distinctive chain of occasions and people that ensured the success of perfumery’s specialised craft inside French tradition and society, from the “Sun King” to the Guerlain household. For the second half of the occasion, we’ll look carefully at a number of French work from the Timken’s assortment and pair them with scent, enhancing our visible expertise via the sense of odor. Charcuterie & Wine with Dessert IntermissionTimken Museum of Art on Facebook / Instagram

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