lace

circa 1850

Cap of black lace, worn about 1850.  For house use by elderly ladies.

Cream colored satin negligee, elbow length sleeves are trimmed with a flounce of ecru colored lace. The deep shawl collar and the front of the garment are also trimmed with large points of ecru...

1888

Wedding Dress. Tan challis trimmed with Taffeta and lace. 2 piece, Basque top (a) full skirt, pleated center front (b), wedding slippers to match (c,d). Color: Tan, Challis, taffeta and lace...

c. 1914-1919

This boudoir cap is shaped almost like a cloche. The crown is made of natural colored, machine made embroidered net. The rest of the cap is made of a deep rosy pink silk chiffon, trimmed on the...

c.1885-1895

ball gown. Description: Two pieces, heavy ivory-colored w/sewn sequin detail and floral embroidery. "Worth", Paris. Skirt is sequined to knee line w/colorful, embroidered floral...

1880-1900

Fan. Description: Mother-of-pearl and ivory frame. Stretched w/floral patterned lace. Tassel on handle. Embossed floral motif on handle w/gold and silver color. Beautiful tassel - exquisitely...

c. 1915-1925

bag. Description: Irish lace drawstring bag; handmade, with a floral pattern on both sides; drawstrings are knitted tubes; passed through eyelets in bag above lining; bag has small frills along...

c.1900

Christening dress. Description: coat, dress and slip worn in 1906 at St. Columbus church San Pablo Ave., Oakland, Calif. worn by donor in the year of her birth. Donor's father came to S.f....

1906

Christening dress. Description: coat, dress and slip worn in 1906 at St. Columbus church San Pablo Ave., Oakland, Calif. worn by donor in the year of her birth. Donor's father came to S.F....

1905-1910

Blouse. Material: Silk and lace. Color: White. Period or Date: ca. 1900. Country: US. Description: White silk and lace morning blouse, ca. 1900. Worn by Mrs. Geo. Knox of SF & Oakland Quite...

c. 1880

Ladies hat. Material: Velvet and lace gold trim. Shape: Empire bonnet. Color: Red and gold. Date: c 1880's see note 4120.1. Description: Red velvet and gold lace trimmed with gold beads and...

c. 1905

Ladies Hat, black silk, tucked, and trimmed with straw lace, black sequins and lace. Worn by mother of donor, Mrs. Mary G. burchard, of Oakland, Calif., prior to 1910. c. 1905. Straw and tape...

late 19th century

Shawl, Chanitilly lace, black, three-cornered. (Donors husband was nephew of Mrs. Requa of Oakland.) this material used by donor when she resided in Oakland at 11th & Madison St.

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c.1979-1983

Two pieced White Duck dress. A: Is the top, with sleeves to the elbow, three bands of blue ribbon at the cuff; apron or bib-like front yoke from neckline to hem, trimmed on the sides with one...

c. 1940

Dress is made from pink cotton batiste, machine embroidered with a pattern of alternating vertical rows of flowers and dots. The dress has a sash attached at either side seam of unembroidered...

15-Dec-63

This is a short wedding gown with 3/4 length sleeves. The scoop neck is finished with a lace scallop, as is the hem and the ends of the sleeves. The dress fastens down the back with thirty-five...

c. 1938-1940

Dress is made from white cotton floral printed dimity. The dress has a yoke at the front and back, into which the body of the dress is gathered. A simple curved fold-over collar is white cotton...

1970s

This jacket is part of a three piece suit Leta Ramos designed and made. It was inspired by a piece of vintage lace she found in her mother's things (a collar and jabot which would have been...

1970s

This halter is the blouse of a suit Leta Ramos designed and made. It was inspired by a piece of vintage lace she found in her mother's things (a tucked net collar and jabot trimmed with...

c. 1987

This silk boa is titled "Tornado Scarf," probably because its composition of black over brown cloth, along with its pleated or wrinkled textured surface resembles a twisting, dark tornado funnel...

22-Aug-70

White floral band, made on an arc of white net, fitted to the head with three small, clear plastic combs. The flowers and leaves stand away from the band at least and inch and a half, cascading...

22-Aug-70

This formal length, white wedding gown of white silk chiffon has long sleeves and an Empire waistline. The bodice and three matching rows on either sleeve are trimmed with white machine made...

1963

This short, bouffant petticoat has a "--ney Bush" label at the waist which has been interpreted to read "Honey Bush", "100% nylon". The petticoat was worn under wedding gown (H95.27.1). It was...

c.1970s

Blouse is gray silk jaquard with a mottled pattern made of shiny and matte areas. Silk is painted in random squares and rectangles of marbelized pink, red, yellow, orange color, purple, blue,...

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