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The Museum at FIT often loans objects from its permanent collections to other institutions for use in exhibitions. Watch this space for venues featuring MFIT on the road.

Cars: Accelerating The Modern World
Victoria and Albert Museum
Closes April 19, 2020
ivory flight suit with NIRVANA embroidered in gold and brown on pockets
Over its short 130-year history, the car has become one of the most loved, contested and influential innovations in the world. It has revolutionised manufacturing, transformed how we move, forever changing our cities, environment and economies. This exhibition looks at the role of the car in shaping the world we live in today.

The Museum at FIT loaned this object to Cars: Accelerating The Modern World.

Victoria and Albert Museum
Flight suit and hood, rayon, c. 1913, USA, P94.9.1,
museum purchase.