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BIG

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Patricia Harris Gallery of Textiles and Costume, Level 4
 
This wide-ranging ROM exhibition showcases textiles and costume that are each in their own remarkable ways BIG… BIG in size, BIG in historical importance, BIG in the news, perhaps created by a BIG name, and often carrying a BIG price tag.

Funky and unique, 40 objects–both historical and contemporary, all gathered from the ROM’s extensive collections–showcase BIG from around the world. They range from Egyptian clothing to 18th- and 19th-century Western costumes to 20th-century Haute Couture. Some have never before been on display. 

BIG is generously supported by the Burnham Brett Endowment for Textiles and Costume and The Dorothy Strelsin Foundation

Michael Kors - Instagram's BIG

2012.25.1 Evening gown, McQueen, Alexander, London, Spring/Summer 2007 and  Zipper vest by Margiela 2011-038.12.
Alexander McQueen, Evening Gown, London,                   Martin Margiela, Zipper Vest (2011.038.12)
Spring/Summer 2007 (2012.25.1)                                        BIG -Martin Margiela Donor Interview

Staff

Alexandra Palmer

Senior Curator, Nora E. Vaughan Fashion Costume Curatorship

Sarah Fee

Curator (Eastern Hemisphere Textiles & Fashion)

Anu Liivandi

Assistant Curator (Textiles & Fashions)