Historic clothing from the mid-nineteenth century to today
Vassar College Costume Collection
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How Society, Culture, and History Shape the Way We Clothe Ourselves
The Vassar College Drama Department Historical Costume Collection in collaboration with the Locust Grove Historic Estate examines the transitions in fashion from the 1870s through the early 1900s