Embellishments Exhibition Highlights

Exhibition photos by Lisa Nugent.
Embellishments: Constructing Victorian Detail debuted at the University Museum at the University of NH in Durham in 2012, then traveled to the New England Quilt Museum in Lowell in 2014 and the Portsmouth Athenaeum in 2015. Featuring garments and accessories from the Irma Bowen Costume and Textile Collection at the University of NH, the exhibition presented nine core design principles used to create 19th century fashions.