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  • Holding Institution is exactly "Vassar College Costume Collection, Drama Department, 124 Raymond Avenue, Poughkeepsie, NY 12604"

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Handkerchief (a): White handkerchief with a floral, pine-like design on one corner, and some light staining. Handkerchief (b): White handkerchief with openwork between the border and the main body, with the initials "LHG" written in the middle.…

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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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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: 2018-05-02

A photograph of 3 students studying a brown historic dress on a table.

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Date: 2018-05-02

A photograph of 3 students studying a brown historic dress on a table and taking notes.

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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.

Date: 2016

This is a beige vented straw bucket hat. It was made in 2016 by Eric Javits. It is made of woven tan straw that has been machine sewn together. The crown is flat. The brim is wide and soft. The weaving in the straw is loose with vents. There is…

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Creator: Eric Javits Inc.

This is a black and clear bucket hat. It was part of the Go Go Rain Bucket Hat collection by Eric Javits. It has a flat crown made of black polyester and polyurethane. It has a wide brim made of clear PVC with a black polyester trim. The crown…

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Creator: Eric Javits Inc.

This is a red straw fedora. It was part of Eric Javits' Rumba collection. It is made of red straw and red plastic netting. There are alternate bands of woven straw and plastic netting. These bands have been attached by machine sewing. The…

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Creator: Eric Javits Inc.

Date: 1990s

This is a red and gold Cleopatra-style hat. The outside is made of a red and gold metallic fabric. This fabric is quilted in bands around the hat. When worn, the front sits high on the forehead with no brim while the back dips low to rest on the…

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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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