Costume

09/26/44

Slippers, of white satin. Made by R. Lockwood, French shoe maker. numbers on spec. corrected from 23/2779 and 23/2780 - March 16, 1948. Worn Sept. 26, 1844 as wedding apparel by Sarah Morgan...

1930s

This dress is made of black panne velvet; the decoration on the surface of the fabric has been pressed or steamed in. The collar stands up and is bound with black satin; the arms, the hem, and...

2002

This pair of "chino" or "khaki" trousers were designed to ride low on the pregnant female body. Created by Julie Chaiken, San Francisco, for "Chaiken with Child"--...

2002

This blouse, designed by San Francisco's Julie Chaiken for her clothing company, was put out under the name "Chaiken With Child," maternity wear. The blouse is knitted black 92%...

c. 1930s

A: This pair of man's multi colored swim trunks of knitted wool (red/white/blue in a zig-zag tweed) was used by Frank Cerny (b. 1911 - d. 2004), the father of the donor. Small buttoned...

1930s

A: This pair of yellow knitted wool swim trunks was made by the Catalina company (of Pacific Knitting Mills) and has their flying fish logo stitched the the garment above the proper left leg. B...

Saturday Funny Papers
1983

Pair of mules/sandals (slides) handmade by Gaza Bowen. The sandals do not match in pattern (on purpose); both are in black and white leather with a coral colored sueded leather lining. A: Right...

1959

Red purse of alligator skin, lined in red leather. Attached on the inside is a small coin purse of red alligator skin. Inside are three pockets: one contains a double sided mirror, one is empty...

1983

This is a pair of handmade boots by Gaza Bowen. A: Is the right boot; B: is the left boot. The tops of the boots are blue and white batik fabric, with three vertical bands of white diamonds per...

c. 1984-1986

Sandals handmade by Gaza Bowen. The lining or base of the sandal is dark brown leather, with a turned up toe. The sides of the sandals are bridgt yellow leather. A polychrome leather strip runs...

1984

A pair of handmade shoes by Gaza Bowen; closed toe, with a wrap arould ankle strap that ties. A: Right shoe, signed "Gaza '84" on the lining at the back. B: Left shoes, inscribed...

c.1982-1989

A pair of polychrome leather and snakskin ankle length boots, with a metal zipper on the inside of each boot. Although both heels are of orange colored leather, the boots themselves are of...

1991-1995

A pair of women's T-strap style shoes of luster leather taupe. A: Right shoe; B: left shoe. Both shoes have high heels and slightly pointed toes. Both shoes have inner soles of gray, with...

1983

A pair of handmade sandals/mules (slides) by Gaza Bowen. The turned up toe is made more obvious by its bright yellow color, trimmed with magenta. A: The right sandal is made of white and blue...

1950s

A Pair of men's brown alligator oxfords, with brown shoe laces. A: Is the right shoe; B: is the left shoe. The shoes are lined in tan and each heel is marked on the inner sole in metallic...

1988-1995

Pair of brown leather pumps with embossed chevrons, and match leather laces decorating the toe. A: Right shoe; B: left shoe. Both shoes ar smooth and shaded brown leather, with a stacked leather...

1950s

This pair of men's black alligator oxfords lace up with cordded shoe ties. The inner sole is beige and is stamped in "gold" in both shoes "Sam's Shoe Store" (which is...

20th century

Mandarin jacket of black silk satin with well executed floral embroidery include many branches of blossoms and many peonies. Satin stitch and slpt stitch are used the most for the floral...

1950s

A: Jacket of pink satin, all edges trimmed with blue satin. Fastens down the front with four loop and knot closures; small spiral "frog" on either side of closure. Embroidered on both...

1962

A: Wedding veil of white very fine tule, with a circular headpiece with lily-of-the-valley in the front with artifical pearls, and white satin leaves in the back. Veil is in two layers; shorter...

c. 1943-1945

A: Jacket of red silk, with a small floral pattern woven in. It is embroidered, satin stitch and split stitch, polychrome flowers. It fastens down the front with four simple loop and knot...

2000

This is a pair of hand made baby shoes worn by Ella Scanga of San Francisco. A: Is the right shoe; B: is the left shoe. Each shoe is made of plaited white satin ribbon, white a white crochet...

c.1985

This collection of eight garments, worn by Nancy Reagan, when she was First Lady of California and First Lady of the United States, illustrates fashionable stylistic changes in the work of...

c.1985

This collection of eight garments, worn by Nancy Reagan, when she was First Lady of California and First Lady of the United States, illustrates fashionable stylistic changes in the work of...

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