ANTIQUES; The Dowry, Where Love Meets Money

ANTIQUES; The Dowry, Where Love Meets Money

Then the dowry is where the two intersect if, as Jane Austen’s novels tell us, life is about love and money.

Dowries — the house that a bride’s household offers her spouse upon the wedding — will be the topic of the exhibition that is new the Mingei Overseas Museum of Folk Art in hillcrest. Concentrating on dowries in Eastern Europe, the show offers a romantic view of domestic life in the area through the 1850’s to World War II, with a few fascinating anthropology thrown in.

The show, which operates through might, includes a range that is full of hand-woven textiles that young girls labored over for a long time with regards to their trousseaus; they don’t really phone it a hope upper body for absolutely nothing.