PANEL: Textile Activism, Shopping, Dress Reform and Justice

Saturday, March 2, 2013 at 3:00 PM This panel will be moderated by Gayle Fischer of Salem State College. Outerwear to Underwear: The Dress Reform Movement in the Nineteenth Century Traci L. Gott Women’s clothing in the 19th century was restrictive and unhealthy across all social classes. Women wore tight-laced corsets, multiple petticoats, restrictive garters, among other uncomfortable and often-harmful garments. The dress-reform movement, carried out … Continue reading PANEL: Textile Activism, Shopping, Dress Reform and Justice