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Introduction: Dress and Fashion in the Context of the Museum

Berg Encyclopedia of World Dress and Fashion Volume 10 : Global Perspectives

Berg, 2010

Encyclopedia entry

...Until very recently many collections of dress and fashion were generically described as costume. With reference to fashion (the creative expression of designers that can form a trend) and style (the individual look styled by the wearer...

Permanence and impermanence: curating Western textiles and fashion at the Royal Ontario Museum

Alexandra Palmer

Alexandra Palmer is the Nora E. Vaughan Fashion Costume Senior Curator at the Royal Ontario Museum, Toronto, Canada. She also teaches at the University of Toronto. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Fashion Curating : Critical Practice in the Museum and Beyond

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2017

Book chapter

...The rise in fashion studies and fashion curation, along with the plethora of websites from Pinterest, 1stdibs and Instagram enables everyone to “curate,” with the result that the old-fashioned role of curating within the museum is less...

Perfumed Dress and Textiles

Berg Encyclopedia of World Dress and Fashion Volume 10 : Global Perspectives

Berg, 2010

Encyclopedia entry

...Perfumed dress and textiles are standard in every culture, yet virtually none have been preserved. Fragrances were once considered to be the souls of objects and therefore sacred. Incense, used worldwide in religious ceremonies, is often...

Appraised, Displayed, and Concealed: Fashion Photography on The Swedish Museum Stage

Fashion and Museums : Theory and Practice

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

Book chapter

...Over the last twenty years fashion photography has been increasingly embraced by museums worldwide and its link to glamor, sex, and celebrity culture has attracted large audiences and considerable media interest (Williams 2008: 204...

From Museum of Costume to Fashion Museum: The Case of The Fashion Museum in Bath

Fashion and Museums : Theory and Practice

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

Book chapter

...The Fashion Museum in Bath, UK, is one of the world’s great museum collections of historic and contemporary fashionable dress, with objects ranging from exquisite pieces of seventeenth-century embroidery to cutting-edge twenty-first century...

Museum Collections of Dress and Fashion

Berg Encyclopedia of World Dress and Fashion Volume 10 : Global Perspectives

Berg, 2010

Encyclopedia entry

...Dress has achieved a high profile in museums around the world. There are hundreds of collections of varying quantities cared for in museums of fashion, decorative art, history, natural science, and anthropology. They are curated within...