Browse Items (194 total)

  • Medium is exactly "silk"

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Date: 1900

Black silk bodice and skirt with wool trim and lace with embroidery on bodice. The lace is tan with pink and green embroidery, and sections of it are underlaid with light green silk. The bodice has rows of pintucks and the center front has a section…

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Two-paneled, mirrored tapestry on robin's-egg-blue silk brocade; embroidery depicts fish below a square pavilion on the bottom; various coral and teal flowers in the middle and upper portions, with butterflies at the top. The panels are tacked…

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A mainly olive colored silk collar with multi-toned green leaf embroidery and multi-toned pink circle flower embroidery. Gold thread details on leaves and flowers and in border of piece (also green). Border and embroidery both hand sewn. Clean edges.…

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Date: 1870-1890

Black satin bodice with beading, pleats, boning, full-length leg-o-mutton sleeves, high collar, pink accents on reverse of satin, lace at ends of sleeves, and shoulder ruffles.

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Chinese silk embroidery panel of multiple people in four mirrored scenes that begin in the day and end in the night, from top to bottom.

Scene 1: A person carrying red fruits on a platter and another person carrying a blue bottle with the red sun…

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Creator: Christian Dior

This is a cream slip manufactured by Christian Dior composed of a rose motif lace and a fiber blend. The rose motif lace is at the collar, sleeves, and edges of the slip. The fiber blend is 55% nylon, 30% polyester, and 15% silk. There is a cream…

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Date: 1925-1933

Cream satin wedding dress with train. The dress has a dropped waist, full circle skirt, long fitted sleeves, and scoop neck. The train attaches to the shoulders with hooks and eyes and snaps. The train has the same cream satin fabric and layered…

Black lace dress with black lining below the chest and cream above. Silk lace, the cream lining is mesh.

Long blue sash. Front of sash is silk, the back is cotton. Front and back are machine sewn together.

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Date: 1905

White petticoat with pink ribbon and eyelet detail. The petticoat is made of white cotton throughout, silk at the ribbon, and embroidered at the ribbon casing. The skirt is gathered at the hem, pleated, and has a bow at the front. The bottom half is…

Front View of Cream Colored Shoes with Bow

Creator: J.B. Miller's Ladies' French Shoe Store

Cream shoes with a cream bow on the toe of each shoe. The outer, including the bow, is silk satin, inside is both leather and linen, sole is leather. Components A and B are identical

Front View of Cream Silk Satin Shoes

Creator: Viault-Esté Paris

Cream colored shoes/slippers with a silk and lace ribbon on toe. Silk satin exterior, silk satin and lace trim bow on top, leather and linen interior, leather sole. Component A and B are identical.

Front View of Sheer Cotton Blouse with Lace Insets

Loose-fitting, sheer cotton blouse with mandarin collar. Three geometric lace insets on center front. Two darts at front waist, and two darts at back waist. 3/4 length sleeves with gathering at cuffs. Four darts at center - back neck. Embroidery…

Front View of Black Beaded Decorative Collar

Black beaded decorative collar. Interior is silk, exterior is cotton, glass beading.

Date: 1920

Drop-waist dress of black chiffon with accents of green, orange, yellow, blue/purple in the beading and lining; knee length hem; boat neckline; long sleeves; snap closures along side seam; plastic beads on the skirt, neckline, bodice, and sleeves;…

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