pretty pleats

PRETTY PLEATS

Friday, June 28, 2013 (All day) to Sunday, June 29, 2014 (All day)

Stager and Blum Galleries | Sara Hume, Curator Pleating is one of the most basic fabric treatments as it serves to create three-dimensional clothing out of two-dimensional cloth. Folds and draping occur naturally when cloth is wrapped around the body. As tailored clothing developed in the West, these folds were stitched down, creating pleats. Pleats can also be produced through heat treatment of fabric to form intentional, lasting creases.  Box, inverted, kick, knife, sunburst, accordion, cartridge, tuck…

vestments

RAIMENT FOR LITURGY: VESTMENTS IN THE KENT STATE UNIVERSITY COLLECTION

Friday, March 8, 2013 (All day) to Sunday, April 13, 2014 (All day)

Higbee Gallery | Jean Druesedow, Director "Raiment for Liturgy: Vestments in the Kent State University Collection" will highlight a variety of religious garments and textiles from the KSU Museum's permanent collection, many of which are made from lavish materials.

Fandemonium

FANDEMONIUM

Friday, November 16, 2012 (All day) to Sunday, October 6, 2013 (All day)

Alumni Gallery | Sara Hume, Curator 

Undress: Shaping fashion and private life

UNDRESS: SHAPING FASHION AND PRIVATE LIFE

Friday, September 28, 2012 (All day) to Sunday, September 1, 2013 (All day)

Broadbent Gallery | Jean L. Druesedow

Resist dye techniques

RESIST: A WORLD OF RESIST DYE TECHNIQUES

Friday, April 6, 2012 (All day) to Sunday, June 9, 2013 (All day)

Stager and Blum Galleries | Sara Hume, Curator

LINDA ÖHRN-MCDANIEL

LIFE, THOUGHTS & GARMENTS: LINDA ÖHRN-MCDANIEL RECENT WORKS

Friday, March 2, 2012 (All day) to Sunday, February 10, 2013 (All day)

Higbee Gallery | Linda Öhrn-McDaniel

A Day at the Beach

A DAY AT THE BEACH

Friday, November 18, 2011 (All day) to Sunday, October 28, 2012 (All day)

Alumni Gallery | Sara Hume, Curator

Civil War fashions

ON THE HOME FRONT: CIVIL WAR FASHIONS AND DOMESTIC LIFE

Friday, September 30, 2011 (All day) to Sunday, August 26, 2012 (All day)

Broadbent Gallery | Sara Hume, Curator  You refer to Annie’s mourning dresses. She wore black at the funeral, but so many deaths are now occurring at home and in the army, that black apparel is not so generally worn as formerly. It is not pleasant to wear somber black for long periods, and besides it is far costlier than before the war.  — Mrs. Thomas J Anderson to Mrs. James H Anderson. Marion Ohio, Dec 8, 1863  

Sustainable fashion

SUSTAINABLE FASHION: EXPLORING THE PARADOX

Friday, April 8, 2011 (All day) to Sunday, March 18, 2012 (All day)

Stager and Blum Galleries | Noël Palomo-Lovinski, Guest Curator 

Beyond fashion

BEYOND FASHION: FIBER AND FASHION ART BY VINCENT QUEVEDO

Friday, March 4, 2011 (All day) to Sunday, February 12, 2012 (All day)

Higbee Gallery | Vincent Quevedo 

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