Missouri Historic Costume and Textile Collection

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Program Description


Nicole Johnston, curator of the MHCTC at the University of Missouri, will describe this rich and extensive collection, which includes more than 7,000 items of apparel for men, women and children as well as accessories and household textiles. Objects range from the early 19th century to the 21th century as well as military apparel and world dress. The collection supports the teaching mission of the Department of Textile and Apparel Management in the College of Arts and Science. In addition to her curatorial work, Johnston teaches two dress history courses. She will being some items from the collection for this program.