Toronto Reference Library Exhibits
The Gilded Age of Fashion: 1890-1914.
October 19, 2013 to January 5, 2014
TD Gallery, Toronto Reference Library, 789 Yonge Street - Main Level
Hours: Monday to Thursday, 9:30 a.m. to 8:30 p.m., Friday, 9:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., Saturday, 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Toronto Public Library is pleased to announce a new exhibition in the TD Gallery, The Gilded Age of Fashion: 1890-1914. An exhibition of rare and unique items from Toronto Public Library's Special Collections.
Art deco fashion illustration, Canadian costume designs, fashion plates and ladies' magazines from the Library's Special Collections. Find out how Parisian dress styles were advertised and adapted by retail stores and pattern makers to create ready-made fashions. Discover how Canadian costume designers re-imagined the styles of the Gilded Age in stage plays by George Bernard Shaw and Oscar Wilde.