Room 2A

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Room 2A

Woman's dress circa 1930

Woman's dress of brown crepe and satin. Under dress of brown satin with crepe hem. Overdress of sheer brown crepe with lace embellishment applicated to bodice. V-neckline. Attached sash of brown crepe at natural waist seam.

Year (or year range): 
1930-1940
Approximate era: 
1926-1950

Woman's evening dress circa 1920's

Woman's one piece evening dress in dusty rose velvet with extensive beading throughout. Label says: "Made in France RUE DE LA PAIX GOWN Paris". Dropped faux waist with gathered rose decoration at left waist, with open left seam from rose to hem. Side left fastening of snaps.
Temporarily in room 1b.

Year (or year range): 
1900-1930
Approximate era: 
1901-1925

Woman's evening dress

Women's evening dress of purple crepe fabric with extensive rhinestone and sequin beading on bodice. Empire waist, sweetheart neckline. Separate purple crepe belt at empire waist seam. Talon zipper at side.

Year (or year range): 
1930-1940
Approximate era: 
1926-1950

Woman's black dress circa 1920

Woman's one piece dress, black, long sleeved. Dropped waist with skirt and overskirt of same material open in front. Loose bodice of same material as skirt with black lace covering, open in front. V-neckline. Bodice lined with muslin.

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

Woman's paisley print shawl

Woman's shawl of fine wool with printed paisley design. Added wool fringe. Square shape with small plain center and paisley design on wide borders. Note pinned to shawl says: "Mrs. George S. Cook Roman Sash Years ago."

Year (or year range): 
1840-1870
Approximate era: 
1851-1900

Woman's slip circa 1920

Woman's white slip of sheer cotton lawn with lacework at front neckline. Simple shoulder straps of same material. Most likely worn underneath green silk dress circa 1920.

Year (or year range): 
1920-1925
Approximate era: 
1901-1925

Woman's dress circa 1920

One piece woman's dress in green silk with tan and beige filletted silk trim. Dropped waist with separate green silk belt at natural waist. Uneven hem. Long sleeves fastening at cuffs with small green silk covered buttons.

Year (or year range): 
1920-1925
Approximate era: 
1901-1925

Woman's Cheong-sam

Women's embroidered Chinese cheong-sam. Hand embroidered silk brocade cloth with silk thread.

Year (or year range): 
don't know
Approximate era: 
don't know

Woman's satin embroidered skirt

Woman's red satin skirt gathered at waistband with smocking. Skirt embroidered completely with chain stitch motifs in palm leaves and parrots.

Year (or year range): 
don't know
Approximate era: 
don't know

Woman's black capelet

Woman' black capelet with black lace and silk jabot and jet beading embroidery.

Year (or year range): 
1880-1908
Approximate era: 
1851-1900
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