Kia ora Teachers and students!
These resources can be used either before or after your visit to the exhibition.
Listen to an interview with Edwina Ehrman, the curator of Unveiled: 200 Years of Wedding Fashion, in which she talks on Radio New Zealand National about the inspiration behind this lavish exhibition.
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Read the book associated with this exhibition.
The Wedding Dress: 300 Years of Bridal Fashion
By Edwina Ehrman
More information about the book and sample pages
Order from Te Papa Store.
Edwina Ehrman talks to the Friends of Te Papa (?)
Listen to these pod casts edited from the lecture given at Te Papa in August 2011, by Edwina Ehrman, the curator of Unveiled: 200 Years of Wedding Fashion.
FL: Watch the talk? Am I getting the right idea there? Not sure.... There's too many Edwina Ehrman stuff and I'm confused
New Zealand fashion designer interviews
Watch interviews with New Zealand designers; World, Jane Yeh and Lindah Lepou, whose work is featured in the Unveiled: 200 Years of Wedding Fashion exhibition.
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Learn more about the development of Māori and Pakeha marriage traditions from the 1890’s to 1950’s in New Zealand.
Look at recent collections by the New Zealand designers exhibiting in Unveiled: 200 Years of Wedding Fashion.
Victoria and Albert Museum, London
Explore the extensive education resources available online at the Victoria and Albert Museum London for:
Te Papa's collections
See some of the wedding garments held in Te Papa’s collections.
Tales from Te Papa
Watch these tales from Te Papa fashion related episodes.
Eco fashion is nothing new in the Pacific Islands. For centuries they've been wearing tapa cloth, made from the beaten bark of trees.
Riria Hotere discovers some racy togs from the 1920's. A time when wearing a bikini would have made you a criminal! more>
Simon Morton discovers beautiful art that is made for a human canvas. Women's handcrafts and fashion combine in a stunning dress by Marilyn Sainty and Vita Cochran. more>
Wonder Woman isn't just a star in comic books. Simon Morton learns why Mary-Annette Hay was nicknamed the 'wonder woman of wool'. more>
The flappers were the original 'it girls.' Find out what these trend setting women wore out on the town in the 1920s. more>