Interesting Look at Fashion in Chicago

Pinto Collection/Alaska Ensemble

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The Field Museum in Chicago recently opened Fashion and The Field Museum Collection: Maria Pinto, which features a unique array of clothes created from surprising.


A translucent raincoat made of seal intestines. An artfully sewn vest of crocodile skin. A chic evening gown of rubber-coated thread. Lovers of art, style, and history alike will revel in the exhibition Fashion and The Field Museum Collection: Maria Pinto. This thoughtful presentation showcases clothing masterworks from the Museum’s collections, selected by esteemed Chicago fashion designer Maria Pinto. These works are presented in tandem with contemporary pieces created by Pinto herself and displayed exclusively at The Field Museum. Learn More About the Event

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