Gallery Talk: Hanae Mori Evening Dress and Kimono Coat
Join Curator Lee Talbot as he discusses Hanae Mori, one of Japan's earliest couture designers. Hanae Mori opened her first studio in Japan in 1951, and her haute couture showroom opened in Paris in 1977. Among her clientele were Princess Grace of Monaco and Crown Princess Masako of Japan.
This program relates to the exhibition Inspiring Beauty: 50 Years of Ebony Fashion Fair. It is part of the museum's weekly Textiles at Twelve series, which explores the textile arts and global cultures through films, lectures, gallery talks, and more. Free, no reservations required.