Costume

1987

Jacket is cotton plain weave, handpainted to resemble a Chinese or Japanese kite, in blue, green, navy blue, pink, burgundy color, cream color, teal blue, mauve, and ecru. Coat is edged with...

c.1910

Adult woman's black bathing suit, made of wool plain weave, and trimmed with two bands of small white and black braid around the short puffed sleeves, and the square neck. The bathing suit...

1932-1935

Woman's dress. Description: Long sleeve dress of light grey linen. Bodice slightly gathered at waist. Top sewn to gored skirt. Back closure of six small red bead buttons. Decoration of hand...

c. 1926

Woman's dress. Description: Long sleeve dress of white sheeting material (cotton). Yoke at shoulder, slightly gathered at waist, sewn to gored skirt. Three snap closure at front neck....

8-Oct-05

A: Wedding gown of white polyester satin, with sheer over-layer. Dress is strapless. The top portion of the bodice is beaded with clear and silver colored beads and false pearls. The bodice is...

c. 1950

Hat. Description: Hat, pink stiffened net covered with magenta and pink roses with deep pink veiling; bandeau worn over top of head. Codnition good. Dimensions: 7" x 7" x 3"....

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c.1960

Deep red velvet sombrero with metallic silver braid trim in an angualar design on the top and bottom of the brim, as well as the bottom edge of the crown. A small braid hat band in matching...

1960s

A: Jacket, blue wool, decorated with a meandering design of white rayon soutache braid, machine stitched in place, on the shawl collar, down the front edge, around the hem, at 4 pockets (two on...

1960s

A: Jacket, cut short (to the waist like a charro jacket) of tan wool. Appliqued in gold colored felt in an intricate design on the collar, down the front edges, around the hem, two breast...

c. 1955-1965

This red blouse, which was probably worn with the China Poblana skirt 2008.12.10, has a red velvet yoke that almost comes to a "V" in the front. The blouse has short sleeves. The yoke...

c. 1955-1965

This white rayon satin blouse has a white velvet yoke. The sleeves are short and the neckline is scooped. The yoke is rounded to fit the scooped neckline, and is decorated with multi-colored...

c. 1955-1965

China Poblana skirt of white rayon velvet, with a zig-zag hem done in red, white and green satin. The yoke is zig-zag of red, white and green satin. TYhe skirt is elaborately decorated with...

c.1955-1965

THis red velvet China Poblana skirt is elaborately decorated with sequins fforming catus, Aztec figures, flowers and the Mexican Eagle and serpent. It has a zig-zag yoke (just below the...

c. 1980-1985

Small drawstring bag, with red cotton drawstring at top, decorated with large tassels of bright magenta and gold colored yarn. The top edge of the bag is decorated with a band of red cotton cord...

c. 1980-1985

Baby blue shoulder bag, made of basket weave cotton. The bag is lined with natural colored cotton plain weave, with a band of blue at the inside top and a zipper compartment set in at one side....

c. 1980-1985

Natural colored cloth bag with small shoulder strap made of red cotton cord, knotted at the shoulder; the bag is fastened across the front with three, small metallic silver colored bells. The...

c. 1980-1985

Navy blue cotton shoulder bag is embroiderred front and back with an "old style of embroidery" as the donor described it. The bag fastens at the top edge with a dark brown zipper. This...

25-Aug-34

Three piece navy blue wool suit worn by Harry Price Harmon when he married Helen Mary Smith at her family home, 871 54th Street, Oakland, on August 25, 1934. (She wore a white lace gown with a...

c.1930

Hat, straw, brown, gros grain trim around brim and crown, cluster of colored flowers, early 20th century. Size 22 1/2 This is not a young person's hat. It looks like it belonged to someone...

1938-1942

Hat, felt, dark green, gros grain ribbon trim, early 20th century. IBM 2.2.93 green grosgrain ribbon band fits behind head Early 40's, good felt! Worn with a suit. This is almost a pancake...

1971

A knee length vest made and worn by Mary Ann Benson. The body and skirt of the hand-crocheted vest is made of purple yarn; the edge at the arm holes is done in green; the large, decorative...

2001

The fabric is jacquard-woven cut velvet, to Marian's designs. Woven in Lyon, France, on jacquard looms which are over 100 years old. As per designer, Marian Clayden 01/16/02. Bias-cut dress...

2001

The fabric is jacquard-woven cut velvet, to Marian's designs. Woven in Lyon, France, on jacquard looms which are over 100 years old. The coat was cut out of 2-70" x 45" panels--in...

c. 1903

A silk plaid dress (pink, white, yellow aqua and black) with a cream colored silk yoke and inner sleeves; sleeves and yoke are trimmed with cream colored fancy color. The yoke is also trimmed...

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