• Muted turquoise crepe evening gown from the late 1930s or early 1940s

    Woman's muted turquoise crepe evening gown having a straight undecorated skirt, fitted, dropped waist. The dress has a round, jewel neckline, cap sleeves (shoulder pads have been removed), and a bodice decorated with 1 1/2" x 3/4" beaded ovals in shades of pink, black, silver, and gold. Three lines of pink and silver beads edge the neck and sleeves. Side zipper. 6 1/2" wide gathered panel in back, starting from a 2 1/4" wide strip of machine shirring at the waist seam, suggests a bustle. La…

  • Women's light blue denim coveralls from the 1940s

    Woman's light blue denim coveralls with button drop seat, front button waistband, short sleeves with slightly gathered shoulders. The coveralls have a convertible collar, front button closure, two patch pockets on the front bodice, and one patch pocket on the right back hip. Worn by the donor's mother at McCord Radiator from 1943 to 1945. Worn with hat #89.70.3

  • Women's navy blue felt cap with attached jersey snood from the 1940s

    Woman's navy blue felt cap with attached jersey snood. Brim has five vent holes and cap has open lattice design and top vent holes. Worn with #89.70.2.