Behind the Seams: 1940s Fashion

5/12/2018 | Museum of History & Industry

Readings & Lectures Queen Anne/Seattle Center

Peek into MOHAI’s textile collection and view treasures rarely seen. For Seattle women in the 1940s, the Second World War affected clothing in many ways. It meant uniforms and rationing, but it also meant relishing the opportunity to dress up. These intimate one-hour sessions, led by MOHAI’s Costume and Textile Specialist, allow viewers to discover garments in detail and hear the stories that make them special.


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