Flora in Fashion exhibits dresses from 1920s to 1960s

Gerard Ortiz
The Decorative Arts Center of Ohio is hosting "Flower Power: Flora in Fashion," an exhibit of some 60 women's dresses and accessories, through April 23.

LANCASTER – Individuals who are nervous for spring and its floral finery will uncover a welcome sight at the Attractive Arts Centre of Ohio.

The artwork middle, in the historic Reese-Peters Dwelling, is web hosting by way of April 23 “Flower Electrical power: Flora in Trend.” The show of about 60 women’s dresses and components – couture outfits from the 1920s to the 1960s – bursts with colour and significant fashion. The garments, hats, purses, gloves and other components – all with floral themes – are from the Historic Costume and Textiles Selection at Ohio State College.

“It’s a smile on your encounter, really feel-great, spring is coming back again sort of show,” claimed Gayle Strege, exhibit curator and curator of the Historic Costume and Textiles Assortment.

Displayed on the corner pedestal is a white lace gown designed by Mollie Parnis, worn by Lady Bird Johnson.

The dresses are displayed according to coloration in the a variety of rooms of the Reese-Peters House. Blue and purple robes in just one space give way to pink robes in the next home, then attire produced from pure fibers in the green room give way to a brown and black place, and last but not least, a multicolor area that celebrates all the splashy hues of spring flowers.

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