Behind the Scenes: Daring Deco Exhibit - Lougheed House

Posted by | June 16, 2015 | Uncategorized | No Comments
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Curator Trisha Carleton adjusting a mount.

Our staff has been busy preparing for Daring Deco: 1920s Women’s Fashion, opening to the public on June 24th. On June 25th, join us for the Opening Reception. With the arrival of fashion items from the Red Deer Museum and Art Gallery, Curator Trisha Carleton and summer staff Adrienne Dewsberry and Charlotte Le Gallais have put together mounts and prepped dresses for display. The process requires a delicate touch and concentration to ensure a good fit onto the mount and to protect the artifact from any wear or damage.

_DSC0502Summer staff  Adrienne Dewsberry and Charlotte Le Gallais unpacking a dress.

See our event page for more information about our summer exhibit, Daring Deco: 1920s Women’s Fashion.

_DSC0506The fitting of a 1929 blue silk dress that belonged to Beatrice Parlby.
_DSC0514A green flapper dress in silk crepe and voided velvet being adjusted.

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