Tuesday, June 15, 2010

Dual Exhibition at the MET and Brooklyn

Heiress Gallery
Flapper Gallery

Dual Exhibition:
Metropolitan Museum of Art
Brooklyn Museum of Art

Both through August 1, 2010

A dual exhibition to celebrate the Met's acquisition of the Brooklyn Museum's entire costume collection. American Woman & American High Style consists of approximately eighty-five dressed mannequins and a selection of hats, shoes, sketches, and other fashion-related material that will reintroduce the collection, long in storage, to the public. Featured designers are Frederick Charles Worth, Poiret, Vionnet, Lanvin, Chanel, Schiaparelli, Dior, Balenciaga...etc.

To learn more and see a YouTube video of the exhibition, follow the link...
Costume Institute

To learn about the Brooklyn Museum's exhibition, follow the link...
Brooklyn Museum of Art

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