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Zara Kesterton

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MPhil student in Early Modern History, University of Cambridge | BA in English Literature and History, University of Durham

‘He saw that it was the gaps that were important, the spaces between the threads which made the pattern, and not the threads themselves’ – Hilary Mantel, A Place of Greater Safety.

Current Research: Marie-Jeanne Bertin, fashion merchant to Marie Antoinette, and the marchandes de modes of late eighteenth-century Paris.

Interests: Dress History| Gender| Visual and Material Culture| French History | Fashion

Email: zlk21@cam.ac.uk| Twitter: @ZaraKesterton

 

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