Vassar Gymsuit of JoLeigh Kirkland '68

Brief Item Record

Title: Vassar Gymsuit of JoLeigh Kirkland '68

Creator: Wright & Ditson

Date: 1964-1968

Description: White poly-cotton blend gymsuit; short sleeve shirtwaist dress with bloomers. Dress (a) is above knee length; gathering at waist; left breast pocket; back yoke with slight gather; cap sleeves; convertible collar; eight plastic buttons down front; waist button on dress interior; tie at waist sewn to dress at back; flare skirt of eight panels. Bloomers (b) are mid-thigh length and gathered at waist.

Full Item Record

Dublin Core

Identifier

VC2013007

Title

Vassar Gymsuit of JoLeigh Kirkland '68

Description

White poly-cotton blend gymsuit; short sleeve shirtwaist dress with bloomers. Dress (a) is above knee length; gathering at waist; left breast pocket; back yoke with slight gather; cap sleeves; convertible collar; eight plastic buttons down front; waist button on dress interior; tie at waist sewn to dress at back; flare skirt of eight panels. Bloomers (b) are mid-thigh length and gathered at waist.

Creator

Date

1964-1968

Subject

Clothing and dress

Extent

47 inches (chest), 31 inches (waist), 51 inches (hips), 38.25 inches (center front length), 32.75 inches (center back length), 94 inches (hem circumference), 8.5 inches (underarm to waist). other measurements: 47 inches (waist tie)

Type

Physical Object

Temporal Coverage

Rights

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Rights Holder

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Costume Item Type Metadata

Color Main

Technique

Closure

Closure Placement

Sleeve Length

Waistline

Skirt Type

Length

Chest

47

Waist

31

Hips

51

Center Front Length

38.25

Center Back Length

32.75

Hem Circumference

94

Underarm to Waist

8.5

Measurements Other

47 inches (waist tie)

All Measurements

47 inches (chest), 31 inches (waist), 51 inches (hips), 38.25 inches (center front length), 32.75 inches (center back length), 94 inches (hem circumference), 8.5 inches (underarm to waist). other measurements: 47 inches (waist tie)

Label

""Dacton & Cotton"

"Wright + Ditson/ Wash'n Wear No-Iron"

Donor

JoLeigh Kirkland

Date Earliest

1964

Date Latest

1968

Culture

Gender

Classification

costume
clothing

Public Information

Gymsuit of Arden Kirkland's mother, JoLeigh Kirkland, who graduated from Vassar College in 1968.

Condition Term

good

Mannequin

10 with legs

Storage Location

F7

Work Type

Tags

Citation

Wright & Ditson, “Vassar Gymsuit of JoLeigh Kirkland '68,” Vassar College Costume Collection, accessed April 15, 2024, https://vccc.vassarspaces.net/items/show/4446.