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  • Temporal Coverage is exactly "1900s"

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…

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…

Date: 1870-1900

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.

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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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Date: 1901-08-01

Fashion plate from The Deliniator published August 1901.

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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…

Action view of stabilization sewing on Royal Blue Silk Dress with Tails

Creator: Holly Hummel

Date: 2014-06-12 - 2014-06-15

An exhibition of selected garments (dating from 1836-1956) donated to the Vassar College Costume Collection. The exhibition took place in the Faculty Commons in the College Center at Vassar, from June 12-15, 2014.

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Date: 1890-1910

A lacey, detachable sleeve blouse with a mid/high collar and button closures in the center back. The blouse comes to below the waist. Its thin semi-sheer material is most likely cotton. Above the chest, the thin material gives way to intricate…

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Date: 1874-1916

Beige bodice and skirt that attach at the waist with cream flower embroidery and a pink and green sash and a separate lace collar. Cotton was used, bodice (a), has three quarter length sleeves, pleating on the sleeves and in the center front

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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…

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Date: 1905

Embroidered White Edwardian tea dress. White cotton with eyelet, detail, mesh insets and embroidery throughout. Square neckline with lace detail and net inset at back. Bloused bodice with princess seams, pin tucks, and pleats at waist. Three quarter…

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 the Full Length White Cotton Dress with Lace Detailing

Creator: J.B.F.

Date: 1900-1919

White, cotton floor length dress with lace decoration on bodice, sleeves and skirt; flared skirt with gathered ruffle; tucks at waist give skirt shape; band collar in lace; vertical lace panels on bodice front with horizontal lace strips on center…

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