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c.1939

This wool twill hat has a white plastic bill. The crown of the hat is blue, the edge piped in red. The sides of the hat are red wool twill. There's a white felt patch on the front with...

c.1939

Cap of red wool twill (matches jacket 2005.31.1A) with a chin strap of white braid. The cap is decorated with horizontal and vertical bands of wide white, and narrower blue grossgrain ribbon, to...

c. 1930

sign. Description: sign, Wunder Beer full Alcoholic Strength, Wunder Brewing Co. Oakland, Cal. Full color litho on cardboard 9 x 6. Litho'd by Roesch Co., S.F. ca. 1930. Top is punched and strung...

20th century

This srcapbook contains a lot of clippings about Dorothy Wright Liebes and her weaving career, from the Golden Gate International Exposition to her work in San Francisco to her move to New York....

April, 1998

This quilt Block was the Grand Prize winner in the P & B Textiles/Oakland Museum of California Quilt Block Competition for students (K-12) in Alameda County, 1998. The block is titled: "A...

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. 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. 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...

c.1970

Mel Ramos wore this "Captain Marvel" costume (designed for him by Lora Livesly) to a Beaux Arts Ball, held as a fund raiser for the Oakland Museum in the late 1960s or early 1970s. His wife, Leta...

c.1970

Leta Ramos wore this "Wonder Woman" costume (designed for her by Lora Livesly) to a Beaux Arts Ball, held as a fund raiser for the Oakland Museum in the late 1960s or early 1970s. Her...

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c.1950s

Large pale color straw sombrero worn by Trinidad Jose Sanchez when he performed with his Charro friends. The sombrero has a high crown, and the brim is timmed up at the sides and the back; there...

c.1895-1900

Child's coat. Description: corded white cotton pique; very full long slvs.; large pointed collar w/insets of eyelet embroidery, collar & cuffs edged w/ruffle of eyelet embroidery; 3...

2003

Press kit sent to candidates in the 2003 California Gubernatorial Recall Election from Mentos, which declared itself the Official Chewy Mint of the California Recall Election. Made by Perfetti...

1930's

Hat. Description: Hat, brown velvet with gold cord tassel in the form of wheat, black elastic cord, tag form "Hats by Alma, Oakland, California" stamped "Made in Italy" on...

1875-1880

This crazy quilt has history connecting it directly to Oakland. According to family history it was made in Iowa c.1875-1880 before the family moved to Oakland, probably in the 1880s. Rose Salzer...

1998

Cape is black polyester twill. When laid flat, cape is a half-circle. Appliqued in the shoulder area is a piece of black polyester knitted jersey which has an all-over applique of black suede in...

C.19TH CENTURY

This small Chinese bag is closed tightly at the top with a drawstring, becoming firmly pleated. The body of the bag is embroidered, front and back, with different symbols done in metallic (...

1891

Large dance bid for the February 14, 1891 Oakland Bricklayers' Association dance and reception, held at Germania Hall. "Sixth Anniversary of the Oakland Bricklayers' Association, at Germania...

2007

This object is a soft sculpture resembling a battered cardboard box. Dyed muslin and cotton batting are assembled over a wood support to form a rectangular box with several flaps that are bound...

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