History of Costume: The 20th Century
Students will examine the evolution of fashionable western clothing from 1900-1988, investigating high style as well as mainstream fashion, changing materials & silhouette, & the interplay between fashion & the arts. Access to available primary materials including museum objects, periodicals, designer archives & film is emphasized, as the class explores the dynamics of dress in the international culture of the 20th Century through lectures, readings & discussion, & visits to museum collections.
- Old Course Number: E93.2063
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