Behind the Stars and Stripes

Blog post by Jackie Fogarty (’18) When cleaning out closets, people often stumble upon memories: dress clothes worn once for a special occasion, a t-shirt bought on a relaxing vacation, or the lucky socks worn for every nerve-wracking event.  These garments have a story with undeniable significance to the wearer.  Now imagine all of the […]

Call for Proposals: Charlotte A. Jirousek Undergraduate Research Fellowship in the Cornell Costume and Textile Collection

Eligibility: All Cornell University undergraduate students are eligible to apply, including freshmen and seniors. Applications must be e-mailed to Professor Green ( by Friday, November 20, 2015! Dr. Charlotte Jioursek (center) conducting ethnographic fieldwork research in Turkey. The late Dr. Charlotte A. Jirousek, former curator of the Cornell Costume and Textile Collection (CCTC) and Associate Professor in the […]