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Image of 1991.001.004 - Dress

1991.001.004 - Dress

Long cream coloured muslin and lace dress. Slightly v-neck with flowered lace insert that wraps over the shoulder to the back of the neck. Bodice is slightly gathered with vertical rows of tucks alternating with 1cm lace inserts. Lace and tuck pattern is repeated on skirt for approximately two-thirds length of skirt ending with one lace insert that zigzags horizontally around the skirt. Bottom third of skirt repeats horizontal tuck and lace pattern for four rows ending with 8 cm untucked hem. Empire waist has lace trim. 3/4 length sleeves repeat tuck and lace pattern for rows with lace edging sleeve hem. Dress closes at back with four cream colour buttons from neckline to waist and five metal

Image of 1991.001.003 - Petticoat

1991.001.003 - Petticoat

White muslin petticoat (skirt only) gathered at waist. 3cm waistband has one buttonhole at each end and seam is open 13cm down from bottom of waistband. There is one buttonhole located midway between each opeing edge of the waistband. There are no buttons. Bottom of petticoat has two horizontal 0.5 cm tucks sewn 2 cm apart with felled seam centered between tucks. Seam attaches scalloped edge eyelet muslin strip (10 cm long).

Image of 1991.001.002 - Dress

1991.001.002 - Dress

Pink muslin dress trimmed with cream lace. Neckline is edged with 3.5 cm wide lace. Front and back of bodice has two 3.5 cm wide bands of lace with 2 cm wide lace ruffle on each side of band, running vertically from each shoulder seam to the waistband. There are nine 8.5 cm long vertical narrow tucks from neckline dow. Center section of bodice between lace bands is gathered at the waist. Dress has short sleeves with two 1.5 cm lace inserts, 1.5 cm apart, starting 1.5 cm from sleeve edge. Sleeve edges have 2 cm lace ruffles. There is a 2 cm wide lace band at the waist, lined with cream coloured cotton. The skirt of the dress has one 1.5 cm row of shirring below waistband anda three 1.5 cm lac

Image of 1991.001.001 - Dress

1991.001.001 - Dress

White, muslin and lace dress. Dress bodice has two vertical rows of horizontal tucks 4cm wide, each with a lace ruflle attached on the outer edge and a lace insert on the inner edge, running from shoulder to waist. Bodice center front has two horizontal lace inserts, each inserted to form a square-u shape. Bodice is slightly gathered at waist and has a square lace trimmed neckline. Waistband is 4 cm wide band of eyelet. 3/4 length sleeves have same square-u shape pattern of lace inserts, trimmed at edge with lace. Dress skirt is gathered at waist with closely spaced narrow tucks. Skirt bottom has horizontal eyelet insert with inverted square-u shape at center front and center back. Skirt hem

1992.089.001 - Dress, Wedding

Ivory coloured floor length gown with short train. Empire waist with two pieces gathered and attached at waist, coming up around deep v-neckline over each shoulder and then attached in gathers at center back seam. Front and back deep v-neck line have elaborately beaded and embroidered netting inserts backed by ivory-coloured cotton lining. Only bodice and seams are lined. Waistline, short sleeves and neckline edges have 2.5 cm of beaded netting.

Image of 1992.089.003 - Dress

1992.089.003 - Dress

Cream coloured floor length long sleeve dress. Outler layer of dress is sheer georgette with underlayer of silk. Sleeves and front yoke do not have underlayer. Front yoke is sheer fabric embroidered with flower pattern. Bodice overlay is gathered from yoke to waist. Horizontal shirring at waist. Dress closes at center back neckline with metal hook & thread eye closure, and 22.5 cm zipper on left side seam at waist. Sleeve cuffs have two metal hook and eye closures.

Image of 1992.089.005 - Knot, Ornamental

1992.089.005 - Knot, Ornamental

Burnished gold coloured braided cord. 3 loops of cord (one 29 cm long, one 14.5 cm long, and one 10 cm long) bound together at top with fine metal wire. Attached at top are three rose-coloured fabric flower petals on thread covered wire stems.

Image of 1992.089.004 - Veil, Wedding

1992.089.004 - Veil, Wedding

Approximately 2/3 circumference of wreath is made of two slight green thread-covered wires with white fabric flowers, and flower buds, attached by finer thread covered wire twisted around them. Back third is made of 0.5 cm white elastic. Attached to elastic are 2 lengths of gathered white netting. Fabric flowers and leaves are attached to netting, one center back and one each end. Top layer of nettingis 71 cm long and embroidered along edges of sides and bottom in a flower and butterfly pattern. Underlaying of netting is full length with same embroidery pattern with addition of 2 larger butterflies at each bottom corner. fibre; sewn, hand

Image of 1991.010.013a - Dress, Wedding

1991.010.013a - Dress, Wedding

The bodice in front is constructed ike a regular blouse, but it has three overlapping folds of material on each side of the shoulder. It has gathers at the waist and a 5 cm piece that covers the gather. At the upper part under the neck is an opening about 15 cm x 15 cm with lace arrangements with a high neck piece. The border is done in lace. The gusset continues around band back and the folds continue as well to the back of the bodice. The sleeves are gathered and the whole bodice is lined. There are ten hook and eye closures for closing the bodice. The bodice was cut using pinking shears. The waist is tiny - 27 cm.

Image of 1991.010.013b - Dress, Wedding

1991.010.013b - Dress, Wedding

Skirt is simple construction with 3.5 cm border sewn on upper portion of bottom of gown. Waist is 28 cm. The back of the slip is fastened by six hook and eye closures. The back

Image of 1996.004.025 - Dress

1996.004.025 - Dress

A long, cream-coloured lace dress. It is sleeveless, with a 6 cm ruffle around edge of armhole. This edge is trimmed with 0.5 cm strips of satins. The dress has a scoop neckline which is also satin trimmed as well as a two-tier ruffle. Next, there is a ruffle attached at the waistline, circling the entire garment and curving towards center back. The waistline and the bottom edge of the first tier of the ruffle are satin trimmed. The dress closes in the back with 27 satin covered buttons and satin loops. The dress skirt is two layers of the same lace material, the sides are slightly longer than the center back and front.

Image of 1960.041.003 - Vest

1960.041.003 - Vest

Red check wool and satin vest. Front has a white background with red squares. Vest closes with six 1.5 cm pearl buttons. On front, at left and right, two front top breast pockets, bound edge, no flaps. Two pocket flaps each side at waist, no pockets. Vest back is dark tan satin. Attached self belt with metal buckle at waist. Vest is fully lined with same dark tan satin.

Image of 1960.041.005 - Vest

1960.041.005 - Vest

Vest front has a bluish-tinged, white background and baby-blue, check designed fabric. There are two pockets each side, one at breast height and one at waistline. Six button holdes on left side, five off-white buttons on right. Bottom button missing and center button not matching. Other buttons are removable and held in place by a short cotter pin. Vest back is a loose woven cotton. The vest is lined with the same loose woven fabric. Self belt, attached at back, is made of cotton broadcloth and has been attached to the vest back approximately 5.5 cm from seams, belt ends have a small white button and button holes for closure.

Image of 2001.002.006 - Petticoat

2001.002.006 - Petticoat

Cotton, two tiered white petticoat (half). Drawstring waist, pulled thread design at tier and skirt scam, scalloped hem, embroidered with flowers and circles, below knee (1920's?). Underlayer of same cotton attached at tier seam, same length as top layer, scalloped embroidered edge.

Image of 2001.002.004 - Nightgown

2001.002.004 - Nightgown

An ecru and blue silk georgette dress with an ecru lace tirm at neckline, sleeve edge, pockets and bottom twelve inches of skirt. Scalloped edge along bodice front, hem, and where blue material joins the skirt. Small slits for "ribbon" belt at hemline, Silk flower trim on bodice front. Dress falls from bodice in small tucks on right and left side. Bodice back has straight line joining ecru skirt to blue top. Skirt falls in five tucks on each side from seam. A flower is sewn to the top left breast.

Image of 2001.002.002a - Dress

2001.002.002a - Dress

Peach, silk dress (possilby nightgown), lace insert at waist with georgette appliqued and woven design. Sheer bodice embossed silk skirt, with belt, edging on neck and short, drawstring sleeves. Full-length skirt. Briaded thread belt loops at waist. Sleeve arm bands are same silk as skirt, 3 cm wide.

2001.002.002b - Belt, Accessory

Silk belt, same fabric as skirt section of associated dress 2001.002.002a.

Image of 2001.002.001 - Nightgown

2001.002.001 - Nightgown

Pale-green-blue, silk nightgown with white roses embroidered on bodice. 2 - 3.5 cm wide ribbon straps at shoulders. Scalloped edges on armholes. Bias-cut, full-length, deep v-back (1930's?). Empire waist comes to inverted-v in front, two tucks each side on bodice for bust allowance.

Image of 2001.002.003a - Dress

2001.002.003a - Dress

Apple-green silk georgette, full-length dress with green silk (crepe?) underskirt and bodice lining. Georgette is patterned with black and white design of small tulips and stars. Sleeve-less bodice has "Bertha" collar of georgette which extends over shoulders and upper arms. Silk flower attatched at center of neckline (front). "Bertha" has scalloped edges. Skirt flares below knees. Dress closes under arm down to waist on left-side seam with four snap closures.

Image of 2001.002.003b - Belt, Accessory

2001.002.003b - Belt, Accessory

Green silk sash, accessory for dress 2001.002.003a