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Emanations, Arlene Handschuch Dec 1996

Emanations, Arlene Handschuch

Arlene Handschuch

EMANATIONS is a suede eveningwear jacket with a surface design of flowers, buds, and intertwining stems formed by weaving ribbons and cord through a series of cuts in the fashion fabric. The garment's style lines and surface pattern were inspired by the Art Nouveau graphic designs of Alphonse Mucha, published in Combinaisons Ornementales [ca. 1900, Paris].
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King Arthur Legends Children’S Try-On Costumes – Higgins Armory Museum, Arlene Handschuch Dec 1996

King Arthur Legends Children’S Try-On Costumes – Higgins Armory Museum, Arlene Handschuch

Arlene Handschuch

The Higgins Armory Museum in Worcester, MA had one of the largest displays of armor and arms in the western hemisphere. To enhance their educational programs and engage boys and girls of all ages in the life and times of the Museum's collection, which spans the period from the ancient Romans to the Renaissance. the Museum commissioned my research, drafting and construction of a children’s try-­‐on collection of clothing based on the characters in the King Arthur Legends. These are adult styled costumes sized to fit children and include King Arthur, Guinevere, Morgan LeFay, Merlin, and a ...