Video: History of underwear

Sometimes we all just need a good history lesson to brighten our day. Here, Kristina Haugland, Associate Curator of Costume and Textiles at the Philadelphia Museum of Art, discusses the subject of undergarment history for your edification (with marvelous slides). It’s about an hour and a half long. I found it engaging and very well done – do let me know what you think of it.

Thanks to the Museum at FIDM for sharing it.

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  • Petra July 21, 2010 09.54 am

    This was a great presentation!

    It took place at the Indianapolis Museum of Art during the run of the exhibition,
    Fashion in Bloom.

    For more information:

  • Sharon Martin July 21, 2010 10.55 am

    Thank you for providing this presentation! Informative as well as entertaining, it gives me more perspective on the close relationship between fashion and social expectations.


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