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Credit: Gift of Michael Dykeman
This skirt was handmade by the Mountain Artisans, an Appalachian-based women’s cooperative that sold clothing in high-end New York stores such as Bergdorf Goodman. Renewed interest in traditional crafts was linked to a burgeoning environmentalist movement, and the group won a prestigious Coty Award in 1972 for its contributions to American fashion.
Object Number: 92.171.6