Revealing Garments: A Brief History of Women’s Underwear


Revealing Garments: A Brief History of Women’s Underwear
Underwear takes the stage in this talk by H. Kristina Haugland, associate curator of Costume and Textiles at the Philadelphia Museum of Art. The history of feminine undergarments—corsets and drawers, bustles and brassieres, stockings and shoulder pads—reflects changing ideals of women’s figures and societal roles, and reveals that ideas of beauty, hygiene, modesty and respectability are both remarkably transitory and enlightening. Drawing from works of art, advertisements, cartoons, literary sources and surviving garments, this generously illustrated lecture enhances the understanding of past and present attitudes and aesthetics. Supported in part by the Art Institute of Indianapolis.

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Marcia T Lawrence

Hello, I am Marcia T Lawrence from Wakefield, VA working in Panguitchballoons from 3 years. I would like to connect more people and inhance my circle.

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