27 May – 11 December 2011 at Lady Lever Gallery, The Finishing Touch: women’s accessories, 1830-1940
The Finishing Touch’, will show the wide variety of fashionable bags, shoes and hats available to women from the start of the Victorian era to the outbreak of the Second World War.
The exhibition will look at changing social customs and the place of women in society, as reflected through the accessories that they wore.
About 60 bags, shoes, hats and other accessories from our Decorative Art collection will be displayed.
Venue: Lady Lever Art Gallery
Wirral CH62 5EQ
0151 478 4136