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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

silk cloth serape/scarf

Handwoven silk weft faced cloth with added fringe (11 1/4" x 120" excluding fringe). Aniline dyed in red, blue and yellow. Possibly South American woven on a back strap loom. 19th Century or early 20th Century

Approximate era: 
1901-1925

Silk shawl with silk embroidery and attached fringe

White silk shawl, 50"x50" excluding fringe, embroidered all over with pink floral motif. Machine stitched hem with added 14" fringe of silk. After 1850.

Year (or year range): 
1850-1920
Approximate era: 
1851-1900

Silk white on white embroidered shawl with fringe.

White silk square shawl, 36"x36" excluding fringe, embroidered all over in white two ply silk thread in a floral motif. Separately applied fringe is two ply silk thread. Note with shawl says: "This shawl belonged to Miss Rhoda Ann Cook of Warwick Mass. Date about 1840."

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

Two linen dress aprons

Set of two dress aprons in white fine linen with crocheted lace along hems and edges of apron ties.

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

Woman's cotton nightgown

Woman's full length white cotton nightgown with pleating along yoke and bodice. Needle lace along neckline, placket and cuffs. Gusseting under armholes. Handwritten "M.A.Tyler" along inside of placket.

Year (or year range): 
1890-1920
Approximate era: 
1901-1925
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