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Dior in Ohio: 1947-1997

Description

This exhibition celebrates the fashion arts of Christian Dior in recognition of the 70th anniversary of his post WWII “New Look”. Featured garments include ball gowns, daywear and suits exclusively from Ohio museums or worn by Ohio women. In addition to Diors from our collection, are evening gowns and day dresses worn by Elizabeth Parke Firestone of Akron from The Henry Ford Museum as well as the Western Reserve Historical Society, which is also lending day and evening wear belonging to Mary Peters Bolton from Lancaster and Cleveland. Kent State University Museum is also lending garments, and other Ohio women represented in the exhibition include Dorothy Peters from Lancaster and Marilyn Maxwell from Cincinnati among others.

Duration

September 14 – December 15, 2017 and January 16 – April 28, 2018

Event Type

Exhibition

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Collection

Citation

“Dior in Ohio: 1947-1997,” Fashion2Fiber, accessed November 22, 2019, https://fashion2fiber.osu.edu/items/show/5055.

Item Relations

This Item depicts Item: Dior Dress with Short Jacket
This Item depicts Item: Dior Double-Breasted Green Suit
This Item depicts Item: 1961 Dior Black Dress
This Item depicts Item: Dior Jersey Pants Ensemble
This Item depicts Item: 1960s Dior Brown Wool Suit
This Item depicts Item: Dior Houndstooth Skirt Suit
This Item depicts Item: Black Knit Dior Dress with Fringe
This Item depicts Item: Two-Piece Dior Wool Dress
This Item depicts Item: 1950s Brown Dior Suit
This Item depicts Item: 1997 Dior Black Coatdress
This Item depicts Item: 1950s Dior Gray Evening Gown
This Item depicts Item: 1975 Dior Navy Chiffon Dress

This Item depicts Item: Dior Black Wool Sheath Dress
This Item depicts Item: Dior Black Velvet and Purple Satin Dress
This Item depicts Item: Dior Orange Skirt Suit
This Item depicts Item: YSL for Dior Black Satin Dress
This Item depicts Item: Dior Light Blue Plaid Ensemble