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Second Skin: The Science of Stretch

Learn about the materials and techniques used to create stretch and compression fabrics.

On view November 4, 2016–May 13, 2017
Hach Gallery

Learn about the materials and techniques used to create stretch and compression fabrics over the past century. From 1920s corsets and girdles to today’s lymphedema sleeves with a fashionable flair, these second skins changed how we move through the world.

Generous support for Second Skin: The Science of Stretch was provided by the Alafi Family Foundation.

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