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Behind the Seams: The Miracle of American Fashion

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Get a peek into MOHAI’s textile collection and view treasures rarely seen. After WWII the American ready-to-wear industry boomed, churning out everything from the couture-like artistry of Norman Norrell, to the affordable simplicity of Claire McCardell, to the casual practicality of local companies like Foster-Hochberg. These intimate one-hour session, led by MOHAI’s Costume and Textile Specialist, allow viewers to discover garments in detail and hear the stories that make them special.

Location: Norcliffe Conference Room

Cost: $10 for MOHAI members / $15 students / $25 general public; includes museum admission

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