FLORA AND FASHION: GARDENS BECOME US!
January 26, 2000 - January 28, 2001
Stager Gallery | Jean L. Druesedow, Director
Flora & Fashion: Gardens Become Us! features a range of fashions influenced by botannicals and florals including 18th century costume, 19th and 20th century ballgowns, garden party dresses, floral hats, textiles, accessories, and elegant examples of couture from Dior, Balenciaga, Norell, and Chanel, among others. The exhibition also showcases decorative art from the collection with a special section devoted to the newly acquired Paige Palmer Collection of Ohio Pottery, including beautiful examples of Roseville, Weller, and Rookwood pottery.