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Date: pre-1960

This is a black velvet muff with five rings of fur at equidistance. It is lined with black silk and has a cord at one opening. There is a layer of stuffing between the silk and velvet.

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Date: 1900-1925

This is a cream cotton underbust corset with attached garters. Along with the back lacing, thee are lacing panels on either side of the busk and at the sides-back. These extra lacing sections are laced with a somewhat elastic braid. All the lacing…

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Date: 1890-1915

Cream Shirtwaist with large floral pattern down the center, around the wrists, and along the shoulders. Vertically striped small pulled thread embroidery down the front, back, down the sleeves, and around the neck. The shirtwaist is closed by a snap…

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Creator: John Forsythe

Date: 1899-1910

Black bodice with black embroidery on chest, shoulders, and wrists. Embroidery includes diamond shapes and flowers. Pleating on chest and by shoulders and wrists. High neck with white net at very top front. Separate matching belt. Label within…

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Creator: Catherine Donovan

Date: 1877-1879

This is a cream satin wedding dress from the late 1870s with lace, faux flowers, and faux pearl details. The faux flowers adorn the neckline, each sleeve, and the front of the skirt bordering a pleated center panel. The lace is found at the cuff of…

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Date: 1900-1915

Cream silk satin ribbon corset with back lacing and front busk with decorative bow at top. There are two covered elastic garters with decorative bows and two clips on each end attached at center front. Large hook at lower front on one side of the…

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Date: 1900s-1910s

This is a cream blouse with a natural waist, bateau neckline, peter pan collar, and elbow-length sleeves. The bodice, sleeves, and collar are made of a silk chiffon with green, red, and purple floral print and decorated with cream lace and…

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Creator: Edw. K. Tryon Company

Date: 1930

This is a Vassar College Field Hockey Umpire Blazer. There is a pink and white VC logo embroidered on the chest pocket and a cream patch with blue and red detail on the right side of the chest that reads "USFHA National Umpire." There are two pockets…

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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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Creator: Carolyne Roehm

Date: Late 80s

Cream Satin top and Black Velvet Skirt, Empire waist w/ puff sleeves. Pleats on top Center Front and Center Back, with rouching on arms eye

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Creator: Eric Javits Inc.

This is a white wide brim straw hat made for women. The hat is made of white and tan straw. It has a wide off-white grosgrain hatband that ties in a large bow at the left side. The straw was woven. The hat lining is made of light blue cotton. …

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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: 1800-1900

This cream colored jabot has crocheting along its lining. Embroidery is featured on the lower right corner on the neck, crocheting is along the center, with dispersed boning of ~2.5" intervals.

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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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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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