Exhibit: Hazel R. Doten Button Collection*

     The button collection of acclaimed New York fashion designer and author Hazel Doten is on permanent display on the lower level of the McHenry Museum in Modesto. 

    The button collection of acclaimed New York fashion designer and author Hazel Doten is on permanent display on the lower level of the McHenry Museum in Modesto. 

     
     
      Costume Drawing , Hazel R. Doten and Constance Boulard

    Costume Drawing, Hazel R. Doten and Constance Boulard

    The Hazel R. Doten Button Collection was given to the McHenry Museum in 1992.Doten was a New York fashion designer who attended a prominent New York art school. After graduation she was a satin and silk prints designer for both Long Studio and Little Studio and was also a color consultant for American Artist Color Works and Hillman Importing Company.

    In the late 1930s, Hazel and her friend Constance Boulard opened a studio named Doten-Boulard Studio on 5th Avenue in one of New York City's first skyscrapers. Hazel and Doten co-wrote several books in the 1930s on fashion design sketching, including Costume Drawing and Fashion Drawing: How To Do It. Hazel was also a button collector and exhibited them in New York and other cities. 

    Tickets: Free Admission, open to the public

    Museum Hours: 12:00-4:00 PM, Tuesdays through Sundays

    Organizer: McHenry Museum

    * Note: This is a third-party event. Please contact the organizer directly for further information. 

    Source:: https://www.mchenrymuseum.org/permanent-exhibits