Dr. Anne Bissonnette, Cybil Cameron, Katelin Karbonik, Naomi Milne, 
Katie Mooney, Danielle Peel, and Donnalee Riley co-curators.
November 23, 2016, to February 5, 2017

 This exhibition is part of the undergraduate course "Nineteenth, Twentieth and 
Twenty-first Century Dress in the Western World" (HECOL 460) in the Department of Human Ecology

Sponsorship provided by USEED crowdfunding donors and supported by our community partners and lenders: Jackie Anderson, Bijan Optical, The Observatory Opticians, and The Royal Alberta Museum

Artifacts in the Exhibition


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Red and Green Striped Cat Eye Frame
“V” marking, size 4, unknown place of origin, ca. 1950s-60s.
Cellulose nitrate or plastic upper frame and nose pads, gold-coloured metal lower frame.
On loan courtesy of Jane Patterson.



Worn with:
Dark Green and Brown Plaid Suit
Aljean Fine Tailoring, Ontario, Canada, 1954.
Wool twill.
Human Ecology Clothing and Textiles Collection.
Donation by Bev Richards (2004.25.4ab).

Mount and paper hair by Donnalee Riley

Blue D-Framed Sunglasses with K-Shaped nosepiece, Double Lenses and Turnpin Sidebars
Unknown creator and place of origin, ca. 1820s-1875.
Metal frame and black lenses.
Human Ecology’s Clothing and Textiles Collection.
Donated by Bill Carmichael (2013.6.1).



Tortoiseshell Folding Lorgnette
Unknown creator and place of origin, ca. 1835-1900.
Tortoiseshell frame and handle, metal rivet.
On loan courtesy of The Observatory Opticians and Jeri Ann Willis.


Worn with:
Rust, Tan and Black Hat
Unknown creator and place of origin, ca. 1894.
Straw, black silk velvet ribbon, artificial flowers of natural plain weave fabric.
Human Ecology’s Clothing and Textiles Collection.
Donated by Mr. Grieve (1981.14.2).

Brown Long-Sleeved Bodice
Creator unknown, United States of America, South Dakota, ca. 1898.
Wool twill weave bodice, silk ribbon trim, and brown silk velvet collar.
Human Ecology’s Clothing and Textiles Collection.
Donated by Doris M. Watt (1985.13.6).
Mount and paper hair by Anne Bissonnette

Yellow Rimmed Pince-Nez
Unknown creator and place of origin, ca. 1800-1920s.
Cellulose nitrate or plastic, and brass.
Human Ecology’s Clothing and Textiles Collection.
Donated by Bill Carmichael (2013.6.8).


Worn with:
Natural Straw Boater Hat
Unknown creator, Canada, Toronto, ca. 1900-20.
Straw and black silk grosgrain ribbon.
Human Ecology’s Clothing and Textiles Collection.
Donated by Dr. (Betty) Elizabeth Crown (1973.10.9).

Black and Red Striped Sports Jacket
Unknown creator, Europe, England, ca. 1925.
Wool plain weave.
Human Ecology’s Clothing and Textiles Collection.
Donated by Gwen Legaarden (1987.17.1).

Mount and paper hair by Anne Bissonnette



Green Cat Eye Bifocals
American Optical, size “5-1/2,” place of origin unknown, ca. 1950s-60s.
Plastic hood and nosepieces, silver metal lower frame & nose bridge.
Human Ecology’s Clothing and Textiles Collection.
Donated by Mrs. Johanna Lawrence (1988.65.54b).



Worn with:
Turquoise and Pink Brimless Floral Hat
Francette, Canada, Toronto, ca. 1967.
Synthetic organza.
Human Ecology’s Clothing and Textiles Collection.
Donated by Miss. Mary Hislop-Perraton (1997.7.1).

Turquoise Cocktail Dress
Unknown creator, Canada, ca. 1958.
Silk organza outer fabric and rayon lining.
Human Ecology’s Clothing and Textiles Collection.
Donated by Mrs. Ruth Bowen (1978.14.30).
Mount by Anne Bissonnette and paper hair by Anne Thomas



Black Cat Eye Sunglasses with Silver-Coloured Filigree and Rhinestones
Unknown creator and place of origin, worn in Edmonton, Alberta,
Canada, ca. 1950s-60s.
Plastic, metal, and rhinestones.
On loan courtesy of The Observatory Opticians and Jeri Ann Willis.


Worn with:
Black Roses Hat
Unknown creator, United States of America, ca. 1960s.
Artificial flower and leaves, nylon net, and wire base.
Human Ecology’s Clothing and Textiles Collection.
Donated by Mrs. Helen Richards (1988.46.2).

Black Jacket
Unknown maker and place of origin, ca. 1950s-60s.
Cotton plain weave.
Human Ecology’s Clothing and Textiles Collection.
Donated by Pat Brogdon (1988.25.2.a).

Mount by Anne Bissonnette and paper hair by Sarah Nash and Josée Chartrand


Automobile Driving Goggles
Unknown creator and place of origin, ca. 1895-1920s.
Mica lens, metal and felted frame, and cotton string.
Human Ecology’s Clothing and Textiles Collection.
Donated by Mary E. Herbert (1990.37.16.a).


Worn with:
Tan and Black Brimmed Newsboy Cap
Unknown creator and place of origin, ca. 1890s-1920s.
Cotton sateen, cotton lining, cording, two brass buttons, and a possibly coated cardboard visor.
Human Ecology’s Clothing and Textiles Collection.
Donated by Mrs. Laureen Moran (1972.7.14).

Beige Jacket
Unknown creator and place of origin, ca. 1917.
Cotton and wool blend plain weave and plastic buttons.
Human Ecology’s Clothing and Textiles Collection.
Donated by Ruth Tuck (1990.53.33).

Mount and paper hair by Anne Bissonnette

Yellow Molted Sunglasses
Cool-Ray® Polaroid® 220, late 1960s-1970s.
Human Ecology’s Clothing and Textiles Collection.
Donated by Elizabeth Richards (2008.22.15).

Worn with:
Multi-Coloured Round Striped Hat
Rivera, origin unknown, late 1960s.
Silk twill.
Human Ecology’s Clothing and Textiles Collection.
Donated by Janice (Jean) McGregor (2007.10.3).

Mustard Jacket
Haulding, unknown place of origin, ca. 1970s.
Polyester knit and plastic buttons.
Human Ecology’s Clothing and Textiles Collection.
Donated by Fran Bilida (1991.4.7.ab).

Mount and paper hair by Cybil Cameron


Silver Oval Reading Spectacles 
Theodore Hamblin Ltd., London, Wisconsin, United States of America, ca. 1880s-1900.
Metal frame, glass lenses, and leather case.
Human Ecology’s Clothing and Textiles Collection.
Donated by Bill Carmichael (2013.6.16a).


Worn with:
Cream Embroidered Evening Dress
Unknown creator and place of origin, ca. 1840s-50s.
Cotton plain weave dress and piping with cotton embroidery thread.
Human Ecology’s Clothing and Textiles Collection.
University of Alberta School of Household Economics (1971.7.6).

Black Satin Slipper Shoes
Unknown creator, Canada, ca. 1820s-1830s.
Silk and leather.
Human Ecology’s Clothing and Textiles Collection.
Donated by Jim Whittome (2001.6.8.ab).

Mount and paper hair by Naomi Milne

Clear Safety Goggles
Uvex™, assembled in Mexico of US components, ca. 2010s.
Plastic.
On loan from the Human Ecology Department’s Protective
Clothing and Equipment Research Facility.

White Protective Suit

Dupont™, unknown place of origin, ca. 2010s.
High-density polyethylene fibres (Tyvek Ⓡ ).
On loan from the Human Ecology Department’s ProtectiveClothing and Equipment Research Facility.

Chinese Rimless Brass Folding
Spectacles & Ivory-inlaid Wood Case
Unknown creator, China, 19th century.
Brass and cording.
On loan from The Observatory Opticians and Jeri Ann Willis.



Chinese Brass Folding Spectacles & Green Eel Skin Case
Unknown creator, China, 19th century.
Brass.
On loan from The Observatory Opticians and Jeri Ann Willis.



Black Metal Pince-Nez
Unknown creator and place of origin, ca. 1825-1920s.
Metal frames, flexible bridge, and grooved plaquets with glass lens.
Human Ecology’s Clothing and Textiles Collection.
Donated by Bill Carmichael (2013.6.3).


Wooden Slit Goggles
Unknown creator, Canada, Coppermine, Northwest
Territories, August 10, 1954.
Hand carved wood.
Human Ecology’s Clothing and Textiles Collection.
Donated by Dorothy Gray (2011.3.4).


Gold Aviator Sunglasses
Unknown creator and place of origin, after 1935.
Metal frames with wire coil ear grips, green plastic lenses.
Human Ecology’s Clothing and Textiles Collection.
Donated by Mrs. Johanna Lawrence (1988.65.35).


Monocle
Unknown creator and place of origin, ca. 1800-1925.
Brass.
Human Ecology Clothing and Textiles Collection.
Donation by Bill Carmichael (2013.6.2).

Worn With:
Dark Green Woolen Morning Suit
Unknown creator, Canada, North America, ca. 1904.
Wool twill, silk faille on label and buttons, metal buckles.
Human Ecology Clothing and Textiles Collection.
Donated by Morley and Val Blanch (2008.5.1.ab).

Cream Colored Shirt with Rust and Blue Stripes
The Flying Wheel Trademark, UBIC, Europe, United Kingdom, ca. 1910.
Cotton plain weave.
Human Ecology Clothing and Textiles Collection.
Donated by Mrs. Edith Whidden (1991.23.1).

Mount and paper hair by Anne Bissonnette

Gold Bridged Rimless Hair Pin Pince-Nez
Creator and place of origin unknown, ca. 20th century.
Gold-coloured metal rim, chain and hair pin.
Human Ecology Clothing and Textiles Collection.
Donated by Bill Carmichael (2013.6.6).


Worn with:
Teal Two-Piece Day Dress
Unknown creator and place of origin, ca. 1908.
Silk faille, sil velvet, and cotton lace.
Human Ecology’s Clothing and Textiles Collection.
Donated by Rebecca Hobbs (2014.10.1ab).

Black Wide-Brimmed Hat
Mme. Georgette, Europe, France, ca. 1918.
Silk plush hat with wired silk taffeta bow and ostrich feather.
Human Ecology’s Clothing and Textiles Collection.
Donated by Ellen A. Tatham (1977.9.9).

Mount and paper hair by Danielle


Rimless Titanium Frame
Linberg, Denmark, ca. 2000
Titanium.
Anonymous loan.

Gold Metal Bauhaus-Inspired Frame
Casanova, possibly from Italy, Venice, ca. 1990.
Gold-coloured metal frame painted in black (horizontal bar)
with red squares, plastic ear cuff.
Anonymous loan.


“Great Wall” Eye Adornment
Jackie Anderson RCA Studio Jewellry, Canada, Alberta,
Calgary, 2007.
Sterling silver and 18K gold.
On loan courtesy of Jackie Anderson.

Grey Imitation Horn Bow-Shaped Frame
Unknown creator, purchased in Edmonton, Alberta, ca. 2009.
Plastic, metal and rhinestones.
Anonymous loan.



Tan Clear “Beta” Frames
Bausch and Lomb, Rochester, New York, ca. 1970s.
Plastic.
On loan courtesy of The Observatory and Jeri Ann Willis.



Tortoiseshell Frame
Unknown creator, Canada, Alberta, ca, 1980s.
Plastic.
Human Ecology Clothing Textiles Collection.
Donation by Johanna Lawrence (1988.65.52b).


Loggerhead Sea Turtle
On loan courtesy of The Royal Alberta Museum (L.02.2.2).


White Opaque Sunglasses with Horizontal Slits
André Courrèges, Europe, France, 1965.
Inscribed with “Depose Patent PV5262.”
Plastic and metal nails.
Human Ecology’s Clothing and Textile Collection.
Purchased from Deborah Burke (2014.4.1).


Worn with
Eggshell and Brown Striped A-Line Coat Dress
André Courrèges, France, Paris, ca. 1963.
Double-faced wool outer fabric, polyester lining, plastic buttons.
Human Ecology’s Clothing and Textile Collection.
Donated by Monique Kornell (1993.14.1).

Cream and Tan Spectator Pumps
Pappagallo, Europe, Spain, ca. 1965.
Leather.
Human Ecology’s Clothing and Textile Collection.
Donated by Mrs. Jessie M. Keltie (1990.52.1ab).

Mount by Katie Mooney and paper hair by Loretta Yau.

Large Black Frame
Unknown creator and place of origin. ca. 1975.
Plastic.
Human Ecology’s Clothing and Textiles Collection.
On loan by Jane Patterson (2006.42.44).

Worn with:
Black Sequined Evening Dress and Hot Pants
Royalton Ltd., British Crown Colony of Hong Kong, ca. 1970.
Polyester twill, plastic sequins, and rhinestones.
Human Ecology’s Clothing and Textiles Collection.
Donated by Sheila Kelcher (1998.33.21ab).

Silver Platform Shoes
Romana, Europe, Italy, ca. 1973.
Leather.
Human Ecology’s Clothing and Textiles Collection.
Donated by Dr. Anne Kernaleguen (1978.23.1).

Mount by Anne Bissonnette and paper hair by Cybil Cameron


Gold Rounded Frame
Artcraft, unknown place of origin, ca. 1960s.
12K gold.
On loan courtesy of The Observatory Opticians and Jeri Ann Willis.


Worn with:
Multicoloured Patchwork Wrap Skirt
Ethos, Canada, Edmonton, ca. 1970s.
Cotton plain weave.
Human Ecology’s Clothing and Textiles Collection.
Donated by Mrs. Heather Martin (1991.41.6).
Worn with an installation t-shirt.

Orange Leather and Cork Platform Shoes
Bare Traps, Canada, ca. 1970.
Leather and cork.
Human Ecology’s Clothing and Textiles Collection.
Donated by Mrs. Doris Usher (1992.20.2).

Mount by Anne Bissonnette and paper hair by Katie Mooney

Black Rounded Bifocals
Maker creator, Edmonton, Canada, ca. 1920s.
Gold colored metal, likely brass, covered with black plastic
until the ear cuff that is only of flexible plastic.
Human Ecology’s Clothing and Textiles Collection.
Donated by Mrs. Johanna Lawrence (1988.65.49).

Worn with:
Pale Blue Embroidered Dress
Maker creator and place of origin, ca. 1927.
Cotton voile.
Human Ecology’s Clothing and Textiles Collection.
Donated by Millie Hay (1986.31.3).

Black Leather High Heeled Shoes
Lucky Lady, unknown place or origin, 1935.
Leather, cotton, and metal.
Human Ecology’s Clothing and Textiles Collection.
CLTX Department Funds (1990.55.20).

Mount by Anne Bissonnette, Katelin Karbonik and Cybil Cameron, and paper hair by Katelin Karbonik

Bronze Metal Frames with Tinted Clip-Ons
Magnetic Lenses
Easy-Clip, Italy, ca. 1980s.
Bronze-coloured metal, plastic plackets, magnets, glass.
Human Ecology’s Clothing and Textiles Collection.
Donated by Jim Whittome (2016.11.13a,b).


Worn with:
Black and Red Tiger Printed Leather Jacket
Unknown creator and place of origin, ca. 1980s.
Leather, metal zippers and snaps, painted tiger motif in black.
Human Ecology’s Clothing and Textiles Collection.
Donated by Jim Whittome (2016.11.15).

Brown Lace-Up Shoes
Unknown creator and place of origin, ca. 1980s.
Suede, leather embroidery strip, metal loops, rubber sole,
cotton laces.
Human Ecology’s Clothing and Textiles Collection.
Donated by Jim Whittome (2016.11.18a,b).
Worn with installation laces.

Mount and paper hair by Anne Bissonnette

Tortoiseshell Sunglasses with Blue
Lenses
Samco, Italy, ca. 1970.
Plastic.
Human Ecology’s Clothing and Textiles Collection.
Donated by Robert Kully (1998.24.9).


Tortoiseshell “New Wayfarer® ”
Sunglasses
Ray-Ban frames by Luxotica with “G-15” “100% UV
protection” lenses, Italy, Milan, first designed in 1952 by
Raymond Stegeman for Ray-Ban, purchased in Edmonton,
Alberta, November 2016.
Plastic.
Human Ecology’s Clothing and Textiles Collection.
Gift of the 2016 students in HECOL 460 (2016).


Tan “ Entrée” Clear Double Frame
Bausch and Lomb, Rochester, New York, ca. 1970s.
Plastic and metal.
On loan courtesy of The Observatory and Jeri Ann Willis.


Wood Cat-Eye Frame
Unknown maker and place of origin, on sale in Edmonton in 2016.
Wood and metal.
On loan courtesy of Bijan Optical.



Worn with
Black Dress and Pants
Jana Kalous for Kaliyana, Ottawa, Ontario, ca.
spring/summer 2014 collection.
Cotton plain weave, elastic.
Anonymous loan.

Black, White and Pink Stripped Shoes
“Sashay” model by Bzees (Naturalizer Canada), made in
China, ca. 2016.
Man-made upper fabric and elastic.
Anonymous loan.

Mount and paper hair by Anne Bissonnette


 

All photographs by Anne Bissonnette©

   

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This exhibition is part of the undergraduate course "Nineteenth, Twentieth and Twenty-first Century Dress in the Western World" (HECOL 460).

Sponsorship provided by USEED crowdfunding donors and supported by our community partners and lenders: Jackie Anderson, Bijan Optical, The Observatory Opticians, and The Royal Alberta Museum.

 

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Bissonnette, Anne, Cybil Cameron, Katelin Karbonik, Naomi Milne, Katie Mooney, Danielle Peel, and Donnalee Riley. “Artifacts in the Exhibition, All.” Eyewear: Fashion with Vision, Clothing and Textiles Collection Web site, Department of Human Ecology, University of Alberta, November 23, 2016. [INSERT URL].

Red and Green Striped Cat Eye Frame
“V” marking, size 4, unknown place of origin, ca. 1950s-60s.
Cellulose nitrate or plastic upper frame and nose pads, gold-coloured metal lower frame.
On loan courtesy of Jane Patterson.


Worn with:
Dark Green and Brown Plaid Suit
Aljean Fine Tailoring, Ontario, Canada, 1954.
Wool twill.
Human Ecology Clothing and Textiles Collection.
Donation by Bev Richards (2004.25.4ab).

Black Pumps with Lace Insets
Unknown creator and place of origin, ca. 1950.
Suede and nylon lace.
Human Ecology Clothing and Textiles Collection.
Donated by Jane Fitzpatrick (2013.3.2ab).

Mount and paper hair by Donnalee Riley

Blue D-Framed Sunglasses with K-Shaped nosepiece, Double Lenses and Turnpin Sidebars
Unknown creator and place of origin, ca. 1820s-1875.
Metal frame and black lenses.
Human Ecology’s Clothing and Textiles Collection.
Donated by Bill Carmichael (2013.6.1).

Tortoiseshell Folding Lorgnette
Unknown creator and place of origin, ca. 1835-1900.
Tortoiseshell frame and handle, metal rivet.
On loan courtesy of The Observatory Opticians and Jeri Ann Willis.

Worn with:
Rust, Tan and Black Hat
Unknown creator and place of origin, ca. 1894.
Straw, black silk velvet ribbon, artificial flowers of natural plain weave fabric.
Human Ecology’s Clothing and Textiles Collection.
Donated by Mr. Grieve (1981.14.2).

Brown Long-Sleeved Bodice
Creator unknown, United States of America, South Dakota, ca. 1898.
Wool twill weave bodice, silk ribbon trim, and brown silk velvet collar.
Human Ecology’s Clothing and Textiles Collection.
Donated by Doris M. Watt (1985.13.6).
Mount and paper hair by Anne Bissonnette
Yellow Rimmed Pince-Nez
Unknown creator and place of origin, ca. 1800-1920s.
Cellulose nitrate or plastic, and brass.
Human Ecology’s Clothing and Textiles Collection.
Donated by Bill Carmichael (2013.6.8).

Worn with:
Natural Straw Boater Hat
Unknown creator, Canada, Toronto, ca. 1900-20.
Straw and black silk grosgrain ribbon.
Human Ecology’s Clothing and Textiles Collection.
Donated by Dr. (Betty) Elizabeth Crown (1973.10.9).

Black and Red Striped Sports Jacket
Unknown creator, Europe, England, ca. 1925.
Wool plain weave.
Human Ecology’s Clothing and Textiles Collection.
Donated by Gwen Legaarden (1987.17.1).

White Long-Sleeved Shirt
Arrow, Canada, ca. 1945.
Cotton plain weave.
Human Ecology’s Clothing and Textiles Collection.
Donated by Major R.C.W. Hooper (1975.16.10).

White Collar with Rounded Points
Arrow Cluett, Peabody & Co., Canada, ca. 1916.
Heavily starched cotton plain weave.
Human Ecology’s Clothing and Textiles Collection.
Donated by Pat McCormack (1996.30.10).

Black Bowtie
Unknown creator and place of origin, ca. 20th century.  
Silk grosgrain.
Human Ecology’s Clothing and Textiles Collection.
Donated by Pat Bates (1990.30.10).  

Mount and paper hair by Anne Bissonnette

Green Cat Eye Bifocals
American Optical, size “5-1/2,” place of origin unknown, ca. 1950s-60s.
Plastic hood and nosepieces, silver metal lower frame & nose bridge.
Human Ecology’s Clothing and Textiles Collection.
Donated by Mrs. Johanna Lawrence (1988.65.54b).

Worn with:
Turquoise and Pink Brimless Floral Hat
Francette, Canada, Toronto, ca. 1967.
Synthetic organza.
Human Ecology’s Clothing and Textiles Collection.
Donated by Miss. Mary Hislop-Perraton (1997.7.1).

Turquoise Cocktail Dress
Unknown creator, Canada, ca. 1958.
Silk organza outer fabric and rayon lining.
Human Ecology’s Clothing and Textiles Collection.
Donated by Mrs. Ruth Bowen (1978.14.30).

Mount by Anne Bissonnette and paper hair by Anne Thomas

Black Cat Eye Sunglasses with Silver-Coloured Filigree and Rhinestones
Unknown creator and place of origin, worn in Edmonton, Alberta,
Canada, ca. 1950s-60s.
Plastic, metal, and rhinestones.
On loan courtesy of The Observatory Opticians and Jeri Ann Willis.

Worn with:
Black Roses Hat
Unknown creator, United States of America, ca. 1960s.
Artificial flower and leaves, nylon net, and wire base.
Human Ecology’s Clothing and Textiles Collection.
Donated by Mrs. Helen Richards (1988.46.2).


Black Jacket
Unknown maker and place of origin, ca. 1950s-60s.
Cotton plain weave.
Human Ecology’s Clothing and Textiles Collection.
Donated by Pat Brogdon (1988.25.2.a).

Mount by Anne Bissonnette and paper hair by Sarah Nash and Josée Chartrand

Automobile Driving Goggles
Unknown creator and place of origin, ca. 1895-1920s.
Mica lens, metal and felted frame, and cotton string.
Human Ecology’s Clothing and Textiles Collection.
Donated by Mary E. Herbert (1990.37.16.a).

 
Worn with:
Tan and Black Brimmed Newsboy Cap
Unknown creator and place of origin, ca. 1890s-1920s.
Cotton sateen, cotton lining, cording, two brass buttons, and a possibly coated cardboard visor.
Human Ecology’s Clothing and Textiles Collection.
Donated by Mrs. Laureen Moran (1972.7.14).


Beige Jacket
Unknown creator and place of origin, ca. 1917.
Cotton and wool blend plain weave and plastic buttons.
Human Ecology’s Clothing and Textiles Collection.
Donated by Ruth Tuck (1990.53.33).

Ivory Shirt
Unknown creator, Canada, Toronto, ca. 1950.
Cotton plain weave.
Human Ecology’s Clothing and Textiles Collection.
Donated by Mrs. Marion L. Cox (1998.15.12).

Mount and paper hair by Anne Bissonnette
Yellow Molted Sunglasses
Cool-Ray® Polaroid® 220, late 1960s-1970s.
Human Ecology’s Clothing and Textiles Collection.
Donated by Elizabeth Richards (2008.22.15).

Worn with:
Multi-Coloured Round Striped Hat
Rivera, origin unknown, late 1960s.
Silk twill.
Human Ecology’s Clothing and Textiles Collection.
Donated by Janice (Jean) McGregor (2007.10.3).

Mustard Jacket
Haulding, unknown place of origin, ca. 1970s.
Polyester knit and plastic buttons.
Human Ecology’s Clothing and Textiles Collection.
Donated by Fran Bilida (1991.4.7.ab).

Mount and paper hair by Cybil Cameron

Silver Oval Reading Spectacles & Case
Theodore Hamblin Ltd., London, Wisconsin, United States of America, ca. 1880s-1900.
Metal frame, glass lenses, and leather case.
Human Ecology’s Clothing and Textiles Collection.
Donated by Bill Carmichael (2013.6.16ab).

Worn with:
Cream Embroidered Evening Dress
Unknown creator and place of origin, ca. 1840s-50s.
Cotton plain weave dress and piping with cotton embroidery thread.
Human Ecology’s Clothing and Textiles Collection.
University of Alberta School of Household Economics (1971.7.6).

Black Satin Slipper Shoes
Unknown creator, Canada, ca. 1820s-1830s.
Silk and leather.
Human Ecology’s Clothing and Textiles Collection.
Donated by Jim Whittome (2001.6.8.ab).

Mount and paper hair by Naomi Milne
Clear Safety Goggles
Uvex™, assembled in Mexico of US components, ca. 2010s.
Plastic.
On loan from the Human Ecology Department’s Protective
Clothing and Equipment Research Facility.
Worn with:  
Black Respirator Mask
North Ⓡ by Honeywell, United States of America, Rhode Island, ca. 2010s.
Molded Silicone and Miscellaneous.
On loan from the Human Ecology Department’s Protective
Clothing and Equipment Research Facility.

White Protective Suit
Dupont™, unknown place of origin, ca. 2010s.
High-density polyethylene fibres (Tyvek Ⓡ ).
On loan from the Human Ecology Department’s ProtectiveClothing and Equipment Research Facility.

Black Rubber Boots
Cougar, unknown place of origin, ca. 2012.
Synthetic rubber.
Installation boots.

White Rubber Gloves
Unknown creator and place of origin, 2016.
Synthetic rubber.
Installation gloves.  

Mount by Anne Bissonnette


Chinese Rimless Brass Folding
Spectacles & Ivory-inlaid Wood Case
Unknown creator, China, 19th century.
Brass and cording.
On loan from The Observatory Opticians and Jeri Ann Willis.

Chinese Brass Folding Spectacles & Green Eel Skin Case
Unknown creator, China, 19th century.
Brass.
On loan from The Observatory Opticians and Jeri Ann Willis.

Black Metal Pince-Nez
Unknown creator and place of origin, ca. 1825-1920s.
Metal frames, flexible bridge, and grooved plaquets with glass lens.
Human Ecology’s Clothing and Textiles Collection.
Donated by Bill Carmichael (2013.6.3).

Wooden Slit Goggles
Unknown creator, Canada, Coppermine, Northwest
Territories, August 10, 1954.
Hand carved wood.
Human Ecology’s Clothing and Textiles Collection.
Donated by Dorothy Gray (2011.3.4).

Gold Aviator Sunglasses
Unknown creator and place of origin, after 1935.
Metal frames with wire coil ear grips, green plastic lenses.
Human Ecology’s Clothing and Textiles Collection.
Donated by Mrs. Johanna Lawrence (1988.65.35).

 
Worn with:
Tan and Black Brimmed Newsboy Cap
Unknown creator and place of origin, ca. 1890s-1920s.
Cotton sateen, cotton lining, cording, two brass buttons, and a possibly coated cardboard visor.
Human Ecology’s Clothing and Textiles Collection.
Donated by Mrs. Laureen Moran (1972.7.14).


Beige Jacket
Unknown creator and place of origin, ca. 1917.
Cotton and wool blend plain weave and plastic buttons.
Human Ecology’s Clothing and Textiles Collection.
Donated by Ruth Tuck (1990.53.33).

Ivory Shirt
Unknown creator, Canada, Toronto, ca. 1950.
Cotton plain weave.
Human Ecology’s Clothing and Textiles Collection.
Donated by Mrs. Marion L. Cox (1998.15.12).

Mount and paper hair by Anne Bissonnette
Yellow Molted Sunglasses
Cool-Ray® Polaroid® 220, late 1960s-1970s.
Human Ecology’s Clothing and Textiles Collection.
Donated by Elizabeth Richards (2008.22.15).

Worn with:
Multi-Coloured Round Striped Hat
Rivera, origin unknown, late 1960s.
Silk twill.
Human Ecology’s Clothing and Textiles Collection.
Donated by Janice (Jean) McGregor (2007.10.3).

Mustard Jacket
Haulding, unknown place of origin, ca. 1970s.
Polyester knit and plastic buttons.
Human Ecology’s Clothing and Textiles Collection.
Donated by Fran Bilida (1991.4.7.ab).

Mount and paper hair by Cybil Cameron

Silver Oval Reading Spectacles & Case
Theodore Hamblin Ltd., London, Wisconsin, United States of America, ca. 1880s-1900.
Metal frame, glass lenses, and leather case.
Human Ecology’s Clothing and Textiles Collection.
Donated by Bill Carmichael (2013.6.16ab).

Worn with:
Cream Embroidered Evening Dress
Unknown creator and place of origin, ca. 1840s-50s.
Cotton plain weave dress and piping with cotton embroidery thread.
Human Ecology’s Clothing and Textiles Collection.
University of Alberta School of Household Economics (1971.7.6).

Black Satin Slipper Shoes
Unknown creator, Canada, ca. 1820s-1830s.
Silk and leather.
Human Ecology’s Clothing and Textiles Collection.
Donated by Jim Whittome (2001.6.8.ab).

Mount and paper hair by Naomi Milne
Clear Safety Goggles
Uvex™, assembled in Mexico of US components, ca. 2010s.
Plastic.
On loan from the Human Ecology Department’s Protective
Clothing and Equipment Research Facility.
Worn with:  
Black Respirator Mask
North Ⓡ by Honeywell, United States of America, Rhode Island, ca. 2010s.
Molded Silicone and Miscellaneous.
On loan from the Human Ecology Department’s Protective
Clothing and Equipment Research Facility.

White Protective Suit
Dupont™, unknown place of origin, ca. 2010s.
High-density polyethylene fibres (Tyvek Ⓡ ).
On loan from the Human Ecology Department’s ProtectiveClothing and Equipment Research Facility.

Black Rubber Boots
Cougar, unknown place of origin, ca. 2012.
Synthetic rubber.
Installation boots.

White Rubber Gloves
Unknown creator and place of origin, 2016.
Synthetic rubber.
Installation gloves.  

Mount by Anne Bissonnette


Chinese Rimless Brass Folding
Spectacles & Ivory-inlaid Wood Case
Unknown creator, China, 19th century.
Brass and cording.
On loan from The Observatory Opticians and Jeri Ann Willis.

Chinese Brass Folding Spectacles & Green Eel Skin Case
Unknown creator, China, 19th century.
Brass.
On loan from The Observatory Opticians and Jeri Ann Willis.

Black Metal Pince-Nez
Unknown creator and place of origin, ca. 1825-1920s.
Metal frames, flexible bridge, and grooved plaquets with glass lens.
Human Ecology’s Clothing and Textiles Collection.
Donated by Bill Carmichael (2013.6.3).

Wooden Slit Goggles
Unknown creator, Canada, Coppermine, Northwest
Territories, August 10, 1954.
Hand carved wood.
Human Ecology’s Clothing and Textiles Collection.
Donated by Dorothy Gray (2011.3.4).

Gold Aviator Sunglasses
Unknown creator and place of origin, after 1935.
Metal frames with wire coil ear grips, green plastic lenses.
Human Ecology’s Clothing and Textiles Collection.
Donated by Mrs. Johanna Lawrence (1988.65.35).

 
Worn with:
Tan and Black Brimmed Newsboy Cap
Unknown creator and place of origin, ca. 1890s-1920s.
Cotton sateen, cotton lining, cording, two brass buttons, and a possibly coated cardboard visor.
Human Ecology’s Clothing and Textiles Collection.
Donated by Mrs. Laureen Moran (1972.7.14).


Beige Jacket
Unknown creator and place of origin, ca. 1917.
Cotton and wool blend plain weave and plastic buttons.
Human Ecology’s Clothing and Textiles Collection.
Donated by Ruth Tuck (1990.53.33).

Ivory Shirt
Unknown creator, Canada, Toronto, ca. 1950.
Cotton plain weave.
Human Ecology’s Clothing and Textiles Collection.
Donated by Mrs. Marion L. Cox (1998.15.12).

Mount and paper hair by Anne Bissonnette
Yellow Molted Sunglasses
Cool-Ray® Polaroid® 220, late 1960s-1970s.
Human Ecology’s Clothing and Textiles Collection.
Donated by Elizabeth Richards (2008.22.15).

Worn with:
Multi-Coloured Round Striped Hat
Rivera, origin unknown, late 1960s.
Silk twill.
Human Ecology’s Clothing and Textiles Collection.
Donated by Janice (Jean) McGregor (2007.10.3).

Mustard Jacket
Haulding, unknown place of origin, ca. 1970s.
Polyester knit and plastic buttons.
Human Ecology’s Clothing and Textiles Collection.
Donated by Fran Bilida (1991.4.7.ab).

Mount and paper hair by Cybil Cameron

Silver Oval Reading Spectacles & Case
Theodore Hamblin Ltd., London, Wisconsin, United States of America, ca. 1880s-1900.
Metal frame, glass lenses, and leather case.
Human Ecology’s Clothing and Textiles Collection.
Donated by Bill Carmichael (2013.6.16ab).

Worn with:
Cream Embroidered Evening Dress
Unknown creator and place of origin, ca. 1840s-50s.
Cotton plain weave dress and piping with cotton embroidery thread.
Human Ecology’s Clothing and Textiles Collection.
University of Alberta School of Household Economics (1971.7.6).

Black Satin Slipper Shoes
Unknown creator, Canada, ca. 1820s-1830s.
Silk and leather.
Human Ecology’s Clothing and Textiles Collection.
Donated by Jim Whittome (2001.6.8.ab).

Mount and paper hair by Naomi Milne
Clear Safety Goggles
Uvex™, assembled in Mexico of US components, ca. 2010s.
Plastic.
On loan from the Human Ecology Department’s Protective
Clothing and Equipment Research Facility.
Worn with:  
Black Respirator Mask
North Ⓡ by Honeywell, United States of America, Rhode Island, ca. 2010s.
Molded Silicone and Miscellaneous.
On loan from the Human Ecology Department’s Protective
Clothing and Equipment Research Facility.

White Protective Suit
Dupont™, unknown place of origin, ca. 2010s.
High-density polyethylene fibres (Tyvek Ⓡ ).
On loan from the Human Ecology Department’s ProtectiveClothing and Equipment Research Facility.

Black Rubber Boots
Cougar, unknown place of origin, ca. 2012.
Synthetic rubber.
Installation boots.

White Rubber Gloves
Unknown creator and place of origin, 2016.
Synthetic rubber.
Installation gloves.  

Mount by Anne Bissonnette


Chinese Rimless Brass Folding
Spectacles & Ivory-inlaid Wood Case
Unknown creator, China, 19th century.
Brass and cording.
On loan from The Observatory Opticians and Jeri Ann Willis.

Chinese Brass Folding Spectacles & Green Eel Skin Case
Unknown creator, China, 19th century.
Brass.
On loan from The Observatory Opticians and Jeri Ann Willis.

Black Metal Pince-Nez
Unknown creator and place of origin, ca. 1825-1920s.
Metal frames, flexible bridge, and grooved plaquets with glass lens.
Human Ecology’s Clothing and Textiles Collection.
Donated by Bill Carmichael (2013.6.3).

Wooden Slit Goggles
Unknown creator, Canada, Coppermine, Northwest
Territories, August 10, 1954.
Hand carved wood.
Human Ecology’s Clothing and Textiles Collection.
Donated by Dorothy Gray (2011.3.4).

Gold Aviator Sunglasses
Unknown creator and place of origin, after 1935.
Metal frames with wire coil ear grips, green plastic lenses.
Human Ecology’s Clothing and Textiles Collection.
Donated by Mrs. Johanna Lawrence (1988.65.35).

 

Tortoiseshell “New Wayfarer® ”
Sunglasses
Ray-Ban frames by Luxotica with “G-15” “100% UV
protection” lenses, Italy, Milan, first designed in 1952 by
Raymond Stegeman for Ray-Ban, purchased in Edmonton,
Alberta, November 2016.
Plastic.
Human Ecology’s Clothing and Textiles Collection.
Gift of the 2016 students in HECOL 460 (2016).


Tan “ Entrée” Clear Double Frame
Bausch and Lomb, Rochester, New York, ca. 1970s.
Plastic and metal.
On loan courtesy of The Observatory and Jeri Ann Willis.