BEVERLY CHICO has written five articles for the recently-published, ten-volume Encyclopedia of World Dress and Fashion (Oxford University Press). They are “The Turban and Male Headgear in Southwest Asia and the Middle East,” “Mexican Headwear,” “Central American Headwear,” “Caribbean Headwear,” and “South American Headwear.” The encyclopedia is now available to circulate from the Auraria Campus Library in Denver (303/556-2639).
BEVERLY CHICO had 80 items from her International Headwear Collection on display at the Aurora History Museum (15051 East Alameda Parkway, Aurora 80012) as part of the exhibit: “A Millinery Tale: the History of Ladies’ Hats” Museum hours are Tues-Fri 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.; Sat & Sun 11:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Entrance is free. Tel: 303/739-6660.
Beverly gave a slide lecture “Hair, Halos and Hats: Women’s History Through Headwear” on Saturday, February 19th at the museum.