Thursday, September 29, 2011

New Exhibit: Civil War Fashions and Domestic Life

On the Home Front: Civil War Fashions and Domestic Life
Kent State University Museum
September 30, 2011 - August 26, 2012
In addition to displays of women's and children's costumes, this exhibit includes photographs, decorative arts, and women's magazines. See Kent State University Museum's blog for details about the preparation of the exhibit: choosing pieces for the exhibit; photographing the pieces; and dressing mannequins.

Don't miss overviews of the Museum's past exhibits, such as Fashion on the Ohio Frontier to "Raiment for Receptions: A Japanese Bride's Last Furisode.

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