Costume

c. 1970

This red and yellow seersucker is made in a "granny style," (floor length). The long and narrow yoke, the cuffs and the hem are all in the red floral print. The dress is in the yellow...

2006

Heather gray T-shirt, with very short (muscle) sleeves. The label is printed on the inside nape of the shirt. On the front is an image of movie star Marilyn Monroe in a dress with a peek-a-boo...

1930's

Hat. Description: City of Oakland Police Motorcycle Corps uniform hat. Beige wool, eight triangular segments stitched together with fabric covered button in center (standard Chauffers style),...

c.1930-1945

Boater of straw (marked inside as above under "Inscription." Straw is natural color, the edge of the brim of the hat is thick; the ribbon hatband is striped blue, brown, black and...

1958-1960

This pair of high heeled mule style sandals are of clear plastic, with a clear plastic rhinestone decorated fan-like shape piece embellishing each toe. The clear plastic heels are studded with...

c. 1987

Women's spectator pumps are white and beige patent leather. Toe, heel, and quarters are beige, with brouging on the edges. Top edge is piped in beige. Lining of shoe is beige, with Ferragamo...

1968-1975

Belt is card woven by hand from wool yarn in olive color, rust color, and brown and acrylic yarn in day-glo orange color and pale yellow. The colors appear in horizontal stripes and dotted lines...

1970

Belt made of macramed jute with green ceramic beads woven along the center; fringed with wood beads at one end and a leather strap at the other. This belt is to be worn at the hip. This was made...

1962

Natella or cloak of white, plain weave cotton, stitched in Ethiopia. The natella was worn with a matching shamma (2000.60.2). Professor William Alfred Shack (1923-2000), a social anthropologist...

1962

Shamma or dress of white, plain weave cotton, stitched in Ethiopia. The shamma has a scoop neckline and is sleeveless; those openings are accented with olive green embroidered over cast stitches...

c. 1990

This three piece dressy outfit, by Berkeley wearable artist, Ellen Hauptli, was submitted to the Women's Board for their 2001 White Elephant Sale. It is through the Women's Board that...

WW II

World War II uniform. Description: Oakland Coast Guard Unit: Formal Dress. a): jacket. b): skirt. c-d): gloves (white). e): hat. f): leather purse. g): blue scard (sic) to be dyed black. h-i):...

1993

Red, Durofelt (The water repellent fur blend) cowboy hat. Red triple cord hat band, with yellow and tan feathers (one spotted yellow and black). Worn with H99.30.1, H99.30.2, H99.30.3, and H99....

c.1905-1910

This silk dress shirt was worn by Thomas F. Scally (b. 1879, d.1952, in Stockton) who was the owner of Scally Hardware in Stockton. As a young man, aged 21, he briefly played semi-professional...

Lightning, Speedway Legend
2006

This is a pair of knitted cotton pajamas, size 8. A: The top has long sleeves and a round neck, both edged with a knitted red band. Printed in a full color all over pattern of the stripes and...

c. 1963-1968

Woman's gray wool suit. A: Jacket has a broad collar, is double breasted, fastening with flat metal buttons in pewter color; the raglan sleeves are 3/4 length and have a a diamond shaped...

1973

This three piece outfit/pants suit was made and worn by Deborah Cooper while she was working at the H. C. Capwell Co. After working in Capwell's warehouse she was made a clerk and worked in...

1936

Shoes. Description: One pair of afternoon shoes, "hunter's green" suede, "silk ties", tan leather circles over instep, purchased at H.C. Capwell's, very good...

1939-1941

Hat, felt, powder blue, pheasant feather, early 20th century. ibm, 5/5/93: Hat is gray felt, with gray grossgrain ribbon hat band. The entire brim is stitched in bands of light gray and maroon...

c.1870

This pair of cream colored satin suspenders (or braces) has flowers and wheat embroidered at the front in varigated greens, pink and gold color. Silver colored metal guides are stamped "...

Amnesiac Button up
Fall 2002

Short-sleeved, size M button-up shirt is made from a maroon polyester/viscose plain weave. Fabric features a fine plaid of gray and white. Embroidered at back right mid-shoulder is one of the...

1966-1969

This woman's black coat is for use in "all weather." It has long sleeves, a collar and is double breasted fastening in the front--two rows of five buttons each. The buttons are...

Early 20th C.

Chinese women's slippers. Description: early 20th C. Heavy cloth, natural color, embroidered with intricate floral designs in pinks, greens, purples, oranges. Trapunto emboidered design on...

1947-1952

Made of rose colored silk damask (pattern in pale pink), this dress has long sleeves. The standing collar, neckline, front yoke, cuffs and hem are decorated with two rows of silk satin flat...

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