Monthly Archives: August 2009

Puppets, Sandm√§nnchen and Mister Rogers

During my time interning at the Wende Museum, I have come across a lot of items to accession. Many commemorated the GDR in the forms of plaques, plates, scarves, handkerchiefs, towels, medals and porcelain statues. Other times, the items were … Continue reading

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Eastern European Textiles and Fashion in the 1950s

An Introduction to the Collection With over 2,000 textile samples from the 1950s, this collection provides a truly unique perspective into the East German textile industry, fashion and the development of consumerism within the GDR. The textile collection at the … Continue reading

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