The Fall textile exhibit will focus on THE KNITTED LACE OF ESTONIA and its manifestations in relation to the alternate Estonian knitting disciplines, as well as the knitted lace in the cultures of Russia, Shetland, Germany and other geographic enclaves where lace knitting became the spirit of the soul.
Nancy Bush, sharing her love of Estonia, will be taking a curatorial role and will develop educational programs coordinated with the exhibit. September 17, 2011 to February 4, 2012, with a Friday evening opening party on September 16.
An invitation is extended to lace knitters, who have ventured into the cultural knitted laces of the exhibit and who would like to share their accomplishments, to submit photos of their work for consideration as to inclusion in this exhibit.
Heather (Vaughan) LeeA writer and historian, whose work focuses on the study of dress in the late 19th through the 20th century. Covering a range of topics and perspectives in dress history, she is primarily known for her research on designer Natacha Rambova, American fashion history, and the history of knitting in America.
Also by Heather
- A Beaten Copper Lamp of Deplorable Design
- Costume Society of America Western Region
- Dress a Day
- Dress Address
- Exhibiting Fashion
- Fashion Is My Muse
- Fashion Projects
- Fashion School Daily
- FIDM Museum Blog
- Historic Costume Preservation Workshop
- House of Nines Design
- Irenebrination: Notes on Art, Fashion and Style
- Made By Katrina
- Material World
- Monica D. Murgia
- Object of Fashion Blog
- Of Ravens and Writing Desks
- On Pins and Needles
- The Way We Wore
- The working life of Museum of London
- Thread for Thought
- Vassar College Costume Collection
- Worn Through