Costume Collection

The Yarmouth County Museum has the third largest costume collection in Nova Scotia. The large and varied collection illustrates Yarmouth's history through fashion. Please be aware that the costume committee frequently changes exhibits to highlight different selections from the museum's extensive collection. Ask us about our teaching collection.

Costume 1 Thumbnail Image c. 1890s Reproduction Dress
Costume 2 Thumbnail Image Austrian (Tyrolean) Tracht
Costume 3 Thumbnail Image

Korean Hanbok

Costume 4 Thumbnail Image Boy's Beige and Pink Checked Linen Dress

For further information about other boys' dresses and outfits at the museum, consult Susan Winship's column, "Bonnets, Bows and Furbelows," in the February 2009 Historigram.