Women's costumes from 1860 - 1914 from the collections of Narryna Heritage Museum, Powerhouse Museum, Macleay Museum, Queensland Performing Arts Museum and Warrnambool Art Gallery.
One thing we can be sure of - fashion constantly changes. Yet clothing doesn't just show us what is fashionable. By studying the clothes and fashions of the past we can learn about people: we can find out about their laws, customs and activities. To give you some examples of learning about people through studying their clothes let's go back about one hundred and forty years. From 1860 to the early 1900's there were vast changes in fashion, especially for women and children. Some of the garments thought to be necessary fashion items in 1860 had totally disappeared by 1910. Let's find out why.
The annual Pinjarra Festival 2012, presented by the Shire of Murray, held 2 and 3 June, 2012, at Edenvale Heritage Precint in Pinjarra, WA.
The annual Pinjarra Festival was held on 2nd and 3rd...