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Styles &thegistofit
  • Date: Friday, October 22nd, 20212021-10-22 through Friday, June 30th, 20232021-10-22
  • Time: All Day
  • Location: Kentucky MuseumKentucky Museum
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History suggests that as “big business” started to take hold in the late 1800s, women became more involved in business and working outside the home. However, few women owned companies. Those that did were in industries centered on women, such as home goods, apparel, or personal care.

Today, women own only 40% of businesses in the U.S., making Carrie Burnam Taylor’s business of the early 20th century that much more impressive. Curated with Dr. Carrie Cox, this exhibit will explore Taylor's life and work, displaying three of her dresses, two coats, two bodices, and various undergarments recently conserved thanks to our Adopt-an-Artifact program.

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Contact: Tiffany Isselhardt

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