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Fleurs: Botanicals in Dress from the Helen Larson Historic Fashion Collection

Start Date 21 July 2015
End Date 19 December 2015
Venue FIDM
Location Los Angeles, USA
Curator Kevin Jones

Roses…Tulips…Orchids…Lilacs…Botanicals have grown around the human body for centuries through trompe l’oeil woven petals, shade-embroidered leaves, and dimensional silk bouquet applications. Fleurs examined these sartorial techniques that allow springtime to be eternal and the flowers to never fade.