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Flights of Fancy collection

August 1, 2010


Flights of Fancy - small 300

A colorful exhibit at the Goldstein Museum of Design explores the history of feathers in western fashion, the feather trade and activism against it, and the psychological appeal of wearing feathers.

See examples below


 

 

Formal dressBlack feathered dress.

USA
de la Renta, Oscar
1975-83
Donor: Kremen, Virginia

 

Boxy hatColorful feathered hat.

USA
Durand, Norman
1960-69
Donor: Stein, Mrs. Marion

 

Straw hatGray feathered large hat.

USA
1910-19
Donor: Lindquist, Joan

 

Short jacketHorse with feathered mane.

Mackie, Bob
Donor: Willard, Emily

 

Folding fanFeathered fan.

1890-99

 

Feathered coat Peach feathered long coat.

France
Sonia Rykiel
1970-75
Donor: Sylvia Markus Mohn

 

Straw hat with velvet roses Straw hat with plumes.

1890-99
Donor: Wheeler, Lola Edna Schuelter

 

Illustration, Gazette du Bon Ton Illustration of woman with feathered fan.

Pavane, Robe du soir, de Worth
Barbier, George
1921

 

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Black feather sweater  Colorful feathered hat  Brown feather hat
Horse with feathered mane  Feathered fan  Feather coat
Feather plumes  Illustration of women with feathered dress