Hats, Heels and Headpieces at the Musée de la Civilisation

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Photo: Cassandra Kerwin

Musée de la Civilisation general director Stéphane La Roche with donor Annie Cantin open the latest exhibit Hats, Heels and Headpieces. She, along with her late husband Pierre, donated over 5,000 clothing items of the early 20th century to the museum.

Early 20th-century fashions are now on display at the Musée de la Civilisation. Ten years ago, the heritage- and fashion-conscious couple Annie and Pierre Cantin donated over 5,000 items of clothing and accessories to the museum, of which 1,800 are part of the Hats, Heels and Headpieces exhibit. On behalf of her late husband, Annie Cantin opened the exhibit on Nov. 28.