Saturday, April 2, 2011

A rare chance to see the latest fashion, circa 1880

From the Maitland Mercury report:
Visitors can step into the wardrobes of Grossmann House and time travel through dresses and costumes to the 19th century at an open day next month.
From the hangers of Grossmann House’s state-significant textile collection hang a treasure of Victorian costumes from the mid-19th century to the 1880s, and the swish of the fabric whisper the stories of the people who wore them.

Full article by Briony Snedden available at Maitland Mercury, 31 Mar, 2011.