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Tailoring the Medieval Festival, one costume at a time

A taffeta dress with a metallic sheen to it swishes by. Flowers line the women’s hair. Men saunter around in faux armor. Silk, sheer scarves, and ribbon laced-up bodices are a blur across the green lawns. On Sun., Oct. 3, approximately 40,000 people will converge at Fort Tryon Park for the 26th annual Medieval Festival….