by Obie Linn, Associate Conservator of Textiles
How would you like to travel in a custom “sleeping bag”? These three dresses designed by Ann Lowe (American, 1898–1981) are headed to the Winterthur Museum in Delaware for the exhibition Ann Lowe: American Couturier, snuggled in soft surrounds for a safe and comfortable trip.
by Cynthia Amnéus, Chief Curator and Curator of Fashion Arts and Textiles
Born in Clayton, Alabama in 1898, Ann Lowe was an African American fashion designer, but few know her name.
A bird's eye view in the textile conservation lab workbench this week brings us these pajama bottoms and a little of the mid-conservation chaos that goes into making them look their best.
Want to store your treasured fashion objects safely at home? If your objects are safe to hang, you can make your own padded hangers.
by Helen Rindsberg
Longtime Cincinnati Art Museum docent and supporter of the arts Helen Rindsberg wins international award.
by Megan Nauer
Permanent Collection Highlights with Cynthia Amnéus, Chief Curator and Curator of Fashion Arts and Textiles
In a few weeks, we are installing some recent acquisitions from CAM’s fashion collection in Gallery 150.
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