The costume collection at the Maryland Historical Society is one of the museum’s greatest treasure troves. Composed of more than 6,000 garments dating from the early eighteenth century to the 1960s, the collection includes women’s and men’s clothing, infant and children’s clothing, uniforms and accessories of all kinds.


Am I Blue?

A Civil War Era Dress Is Readied For Display.

by Norah Worthington, Fashion Archives Intern, Summer 2018

Jeanne Lanvin’s Robe de Style: An alternative to “All that Jazz” fashions of the 1920’s

Nora Ellen Carleson, 2018 Summer Fashion Archives Intern

The Ongoing Evolution of the Pocket

 Molly Cohen, Fashion Archives Summer Intern 2018