Poster for exhibition 'Foundation of Fashion' featuring a painting of three women in corsets and information about the exhibition such as opening times.
Foundation of Fashion exhibition poster
- This material is held at
- ReferenceGB 3071 F/022
- Dates of Creation1981-1982
- Language of MaterialEnglish
- Physical Description1 Poster
Scope and Content
Administrative / Biographical History
The Symington Collection owned by Leicestershire Museums Service comprises corsets and foundation-wear created by the Market Harborough company R and W.H Symington. The collection tells the story of the Symington company, and provides insight into the development of corsetry, foundation garments and swimwear.
Further information about the collection is available in the book ' Foundations of Fashion: The Symington Corsety Collection 1860-1990' by Phillip Warren and Sarah Nicol.
Open for general access. External researchers are advised to make an appointment with the Archivist.
Most likely collected as a resource for the Contour Fashion course at DMU.
Physical Characteristics and/or Technical Requirements
Item is in good condition.
Catalogued by Gursharan Hayre, Graduate Champion, January 2018.
Conditions Governing Use
Material may be copied for research purposes only, subject to copyright regulations and the conditions of the materials.