Unbuttoning the French fashion from the 18th to the 20th century is a special exhibition that shows the history and culture of France from the 18th century to the 20th century, with the theme of buttons. A button has been considered as a part of clothing, but in this exhibition, diverse buttons will be presented as the main objects reflecting human history and society. You will have a valuable opportunity to understand the history, culture and art of the modern French fashion world while appreciating over 1,800 different exhibits including buttons, garments, paintings, drawings, photographs, crafts and sculptures.
Period: May 30, 2017 – August 15, 2017
Place: Special Exhibition Gallery (1st floor of permanent exhibition hall)
Main exhibits: around 1,800 collections of Les Arts Décoratifs, Paris
Organized by National Museum of Korea, Daegu National Museum
Co-organized by Les Arts Décoratifs, Paris
Supported by Cultural Foundation of National Museum of Korea
(* Daegu Museum Exhibition: September 9, 2017 - December 3, 2017)