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Reveal or Conceal?

Start Date 22 February 2008
End Date 18 January 2009
Venue McCord Museum
Location Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Exhibition display with underwear displayed on bust and flat.

A provocative exhibition that explores historical perceptions of modesty and eroticism in women’s clothing. Through a selection of remarkable garments, accessories, and photographs from the McCord’s collection, discover how changes in fashion trends and cultural standards over the last two centuries have influenced women’s decisions to reveal or conceal their bodies.

Image courtesy of the McCord Museum, Ontario, Canada