Monday, September 4, 2017
Textile Collages Take Center Stage in 'Encore Encapsulation' Installation by Lily Zane
“Everything a Circle” conveys the tedium and tiresome redundancy of woman’s handwork that so often adorns textiles throughout the ages — a...
Wednesday, August 30, 2017
A 1925 Flapper-Style Wedding Dress; Worn in New Hampshire
Clare Hamel ’s 1925 flapper-style wedding ensemble, included dress, hat, shoes and underslip, all of which have survived and are in the...
Thursday, August 24, 2017
Historicism in the Shoes of E.J. Costa & Sons, Paris
The Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA) has several pairs of superb E.J. Costa and Sons shoes in its rich collections. [ 1 ] Datin...
Friday, August 4, 2017
Two Views of the Same Georgian Shoes, c. 1730-40s
I have long been enamored of these cheerful, chipper shoes, housed in the collection of the Victoria and Albert Museum. They are visually...
Wednesday, August 2, 2017
Embellishments in Victorian Fashion: Exhibition, Saco Museum
On view at the Saco Museum, Saco, Maine May 13 - August 27, 2017 Sumptuous fabrics, vibrant colors and textures, masses of elabo...
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