In a State of Dress

January 11, 2015 (Sunday) / 2:00 pm

Rainey Auditorium, Penn Museum, 3260 South Street

In a State of Dress

Penn Museum Second Sunday Culture Films

The films in this year's Penn Museum Second Sunday Series highlight vibrant expressions of culture from diverse locations around the world. More information:


In a State of Dress
(Madelief de Heer, 2010)

H. Kristina Haugland, Philadelphia Museum of Art Textiles curator of costume and textiles, presents a film about the few remaining elderly women in a small town in Holland who painstakingly dress in 16th century attire as a matter of tradition, or perhaps habit.