Room 2A

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Room 2A

Fans

Seven paper and wood fans. One cloth and wood fan. Three marked "Recuerdos" on edges.

Year (or year range): 
1900's
Approximate era: 
1901-1925

Woman's capelet

Woman's small cape of taffeta. Hand stitched throughout. Lined. Has two layers of ruffles on lower edge.

Year (or year range): 
1850-1870
Approximate era: 
1851-1900

Woman's white net blouse

Woman's blouse made of white net. Three quarter sleeves. Back of blouse is cut out (for ventilation?)

Year (or year range): 
1900-1912
Approximate era: 
1901-1925

Black lace collar

Woman's black lace collar. Attached to silk back.

Year (or year range): 
1870-1900
Approximate era: 
1851-1900

Black Chantilly lace

Three pieces of Chantilly lace probably used for Victorian mourning bonnets. Note the detail in the second photo!

Year (or year range): 
1870-1890
Approximate era: 
1851-1900

Woman's silk blouse

Woman's silk blouse in black with white stylized pattern. Machine and hand stitched.

Year (or year range): 
1900-1918
Approximate era: 
1901-1925

Wedding headdress of Mrs. Susan Delvey Wilber

Headdress of white satin ribbon attached to wire covered linen. Susan Delvey married August 13, 1856.

Year (or year range): 
1856
Approximate era: 
1851-1900
Donated by: 
Gladys Wilber

Fur collar piece

Woman's fur collar piece of four ermine/weasels. Label on collar says "Foerster's Furriers Springfield Mass"

Approximate era: 
1926-1950

ostrich feather fan and hair ornament

Fan of red dyed ostrich feathers on bakelite handles. Hair ornament of red dyed ostrich feathers.

Year (or year range): 
1910-1919
Approximate era: 
1901-1925

Patchwork cloth

Hand worked patchwork cloth, 36"x34". Handwritten label on back says: "Patchwork by Sophia Holt (Mrs.
Aaron H. Holt) B1829-D1884. Lived in Jonathan Blake House. Donated by Bessie Shepardson Thoren, Great
Grandaughter". Patchwork is primarily silk material; center motif shows a printed fabric with American and Cuban flags.

Year (or year range): 
1860-1880
Approximate era: 
1851-1900
Donated by: 
Bessie Shepardson Thoren
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