closet

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closet 2a

Woman's black taffeta petticoat, unfinished

Woman's taffeta petticoat with unfinished waist and hem. Numerous flat pleats at waist. Horizontal bands of sets of three pleats at hem and midline. Machine stitched.

Year (or year range): 
1870-1910
Approximate era: 
1851-1900

Woman's bodice jacket

Woman's bodice jacket of black heavy watered silk. Fully lined with white/ivory satin. Embellished with pleating on 3/4 sleeves, and entire neckline and back. No fasteners.

Year (or year range): 
1880=1910
Approximate era: 
1851-1900

woman's lappet

White gauze lappet with machine sewn ruffle of same material.

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

Woman's skirt

Woman's skirt; black crepe lined with black taffeta. Three bands of black ribbon decorative edging along hem line. Inside of hem lined with black velvet ribbon. Waist shows signs of alteration.

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

Two wigs/headdresses made of human hair

Two wigs of hair, one grey, one grey and dark brown. Interior of grey wig is crocheted, with brown braided ties. Lining of brown and grey wig is fine netted silk, with same fabric used for chin ties

Approximate era: 
don't know

Women's rattan bonnets

Two women's bonnets made of rattan. Machine and hand stitched. Back panel and neck area made of indigo-dyed gauze. Interior of one bonnet stenciled "FORMOS"

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

Woman's calash bonnet

Woman's calash bonnet in dark blue silk. Lined with white silk and another fabric. Hand stitched throughout. Note attached to bonnet reads: "Calash Bonnet. Bonnet with folding top - it would be pushed back in Church - Property of James Goldsbury estate."

Year (or year range): 
1825-1840
Approximate era: 
1801-1850

Woman's bonnet

Woman's quilted winter bonnet. Plaid outer fabric. Lined with twill woven fabric. Hand stitched throughout. Attached paper reads: "Old Bonnett worn in early days. Property of care of James Goldsbury.

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

Knitted reticule

Home-made knitted reticule in purple and white cotton commercial embroidery floss. Lining attached with hand stitching. Drawstring closure.

Approximate era: 
don't know

Child's netted cap

infant or child's cap in net

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