The New (Temporary) Space!

The New (Temporary) Space!

Hello all!

You’ve been waiting so patiently, I figured it’s time I give you an update on our new (temporary) space! We’ve moved over our library, hats and shoes in order to better catalog everything and help switch over to a digital, searchable collection catalog. Things are bumping in our new space (250 McDermot ave, room 301). We’ve had a lot of lovely volunteers come out to help and we’re…

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Tuesday Volunteers

We find such pretty things in the boxes! The cataloging begins on our first official Tuesday Evening Work Session (we haven’t come up with a catchy name yet).

Doing The Wash

As the commentator for the Costume Museum of Canada’s Historic Fashion Review, and we have done over 750 shows to date, I try to give the audience a sense of what it must have been like to live in and wear the clothing of a century or two ago. Few things epitomize everyday life of the era more quickly than showing a beautiful turn of the century white summer outfit, or child’s voile dress with my…

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Updates!

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Hello and Happy Monday Everyone!

Our last Mystery Monday item was a brooch from 1900-1910. I’m taking a little break from Mystery Monday for the moment because of some breaking news! The Costume Museum has a new space at 250 McDermot avenue. We’ll be moving over our library, and it’s going to be a pretty happening space from the looks of things. We’d love to get as many volunteers as possible to…

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Mystery Monday

Hello everyone! Last week’s mystery era headband was from the 1930’s. Here’s this week’s mystery item:

Mystery Monday

Hello Lovely readers!

Last Mystery item was a metal plate used to imprint an image onto a spoon handle. This week’s item is a Guess The Era item. Can you figure out when this item would have been worn?

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Mystery Monday

Hello readers and Happy Monday! I hope the sun is shining and you had a nice weekend.