Wednesday, August 12, 2009

Visit the Merchant's House Museum and see the Exhibition: Mid-19th Century Underwear.

Since I work in the underwear industry I thought this would be a great place to see the old fashion underwear styles and I am very interested in ghosts. They say sometimes people have experience that they are not alone in the house beside the other visitors.

Mid-19th Century Underwear: Defy propriety and come take a peek at our hand-embroidered chemise, split-leg drawers, steel-boned corset, voluminous petticoat, silk stockings, and cage crinoline. You’ll be amazed – and amused – when you learn how much a mid-19th century lady had to put on before she got dressed. Included with regular admission. ( Sourced MHM)
The exhibit will be until Sept. 14th, 2009

Hours : Open 12 to 5 p.m.,
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday & Sunday.
Closed Tuesday & Wednesday.

Tours are self-guided, with docents available to answer questions. Reservations are not necessary for groups of 10 or less.

Admission: $8 General, $5 Students & Over 65 FREE for Members and children under 12 accompanied by an adult.

Location: 29 East Fourth Street, New York, NY 10003

To learn about the house visit the website:

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