The Sidonia’s Thread Exhibition is a richly rewarding experience and a historical treasure.
Our galleries display what makes this exhibition so distinctive.
Documents & Photographs
The garments shown here represent only a sampling of the full exhibition
Light grey wool gabardine double-breasted collarless jacket with contoured waist is enhanced by set pearl buttons.
Indonesian block print on madras and navy-blue cotton sleeveless top, skirt and jacket enhanced by a set of gold buttons.
Jacket and culottes with inset seam pockets use light brown wool windowpane check
Accessorized by a mustard-colored linen top
Spring floral-patterned cotton jacket and skirt is the last complete garment made when Sidonia was 90 years old
Accessorized by a lemon-yellow polyester top
Lightweight paisley challis features antique gold buttons
Magenta glen plaid wool tweed collarless jacket complemented by black wool skirt
Scottish-plaid wool flannel jacket and black wool skirt
Blue, red and green plaid wool twill jacket and red wool flannel straight skirt with asymmetrical double pleat
Purple over check twill wool tweed offset with gold buttons
Red and black wool crepe exhibit gold/black buttons
Novelty weave wool with charcoal grey buttons
Warm red cotton jacket complemented by gold buttons
Combination of black and white wool houndstooth and black wool felt
Black rayon with multicolored circle pattern top complements an off-white ribbed cotton skirt