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Fashion: Exhibitions and Research Collections

Guide by Lindsay King

Chicago research collections

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Heilbrunn Timeline

Timeline of the Costume Institute

The Met's Heilbrunn Timeline of Art History presents interrelated thematic essays on the history of costume, with numerous illustrations, bibliographic citations, and links to exhibitions, including those of the Costume Institute.

Corset, 1891 Maison Léoty (French, late 19th century) Silk
Corset, 1891 Maison Léoty
(French, late 19th century)
Silk

 

Ankle-strap sandal, 1938 Designed by Salvatore Ferragamo (Italian, 1898–1960) Leather, cork, metal
Ankle-strap sandal, 1938
Designed by Salvatore Ferragamo
(Italian, 1898–1960)
Leather, cork, metal