Stitched Narratives

  
Dr. Anne Bissonnette, Larisa Cheladyn, Stephanie Huolt,
Robyn Stobbs and Sarah Woodyard exhibition co-curators
April 9, 2015, to February 19, 2016

 This exhibition is part of the graduate course 
"Material Culture & Curatorship" (HECOL 668) 
in the Department of Human Ecology.

Sponsorship provided by The Kule Institute for Advanced Study and 
The Bohdan Medwidsky Ukrainian Folklore Archives. 


Artifacts in the Exhibition


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Reproduction of Atelier de couture à Arles by Antoine Raspal (1738-1811), ca. 1785. Courtesy of the Musée Réattu, Arles, France.

Light Brown Pet-en-l’air Jacket and Stomacher and Ivory Reproduction Quilted Petticoat. Hand sewn by Carolyn Dowdell, Alumna of the Master Program. White Reproduction Cap, hand sewn by Sarah Woodyard, Graduate Student.

Green Quilted Petticoat, ca. 1765. Clothing and Textiles Collection, 2015.3.1 (acquisition).

Red Robe à l’Anglaise, ca. 1760 (but fabric may be earlier). Clothing and Textiles Collection, 2014.1.2 (acquisition). 

Brown Striped Caraco (Jacket) and Petticoat, ca. 1780. Clothing and Textiles Collection, 2014.1.4 a,b (acquisition).

Beige Stays, ca. 1750-1775. Clothing and Textiles Collection, 2014.1.6 (acquisition).

White Quilted Corset, ca. 1805. Clothing and Textiles Collection,1974.9.9 (acquisition).
Light Blue Corset, ca. 1880.Clothing and Textiles Collection, 2009.1.2 a (acquisition).

Red Walking Ensemble, ca. 1878. Clothing and Textiles Collection, 1984.40.1 a,b. Donated by Mrs. Nancy Locke.

Magenta Embroidered Dressing Gown. Made in Japan for the export market, ca. 1890s. Clothing and Textiles Collection, 2015.2.1 (acquisition).

Crazy Quilt Top, ca. 1885. Clothing and Textiles Collection, 2006.19.18. Donated by Gloria Rosenberg.

Navy Ørskog Bunad (Sunnmøre). Made by Judith Løvik, for Sharon A. Sorenson, ca. 1993. On loan courtesy of Sharon A. Sorenson.

Ivory Embroidered Dress. Collar, pocket flaps and back hook cover hand embroidered by Olha Pavliuk in Ukraine, ca. 1934. On loan from the University of Alberta's Bohdan Medwidsky Ukrainian Folklore Archives (the Peter and Doris Kule Centre for Ukrainian and Canadian Folklore), UF2013.45.a157. Donated by Dr. Roman Onufrijchuk.

Red Embroidered Dress, hand-embroidered by Ludmila Onufrijchuk in Yorkton, Saskatchewan, made for Christmas 1970. On loan from the University of Alberta's Bohdan Medwidsky Ukrainian Folklore Archives (the Peter and Doris Kule Centre for Ukrainian and Canadian Folklore), UF2013.45.a155. Donated by Dr. Roman Onufrijchuk.

 

All photographs by Anne Bissonnette©

 

 

Cite this page (bibliography):
Bissonnette, Anne, Larisa Cheladyn, Stephanie Huolt, Robyn Stobbs and Sarah Woodyard. “Artifacts in the Exhibition.” Stitched Narratives, Clothing and Textiles Collection Web site, Department of Human Ecology, University of Alberta, July 15, 2015. [INSERT URL].