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 botanicals 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.