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  • A Closer Look at an 18th-Century Gown
    We just completed photography of several of the pieces in our “Fashion Timeline” exhibition, and this dressed photographed so beautifully (well, because it is so beautiful) that I felt it deserved a blog post of its own. This dress is … Continue reading
  • A Closer Look at an 18th-Century Suit
    This magnificent red silk velvet suit from the 1770s had been in our Fashion Timeline exhibition for the past several months but, we recently took it off exhibit. The textile is a remarkable textured velvet and it is  trimmed with … Continue reading
  • Researching and mounting a Czech folk costume
    The Kent State University Museum includes a collection of European folk costumes, with a significant number of Czech, Slovak, and Romanian pieces. However, many of these pieces come with very little identifying information. For our most recent exhibition, Pretty Pleats, … Continue reading
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