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  • Womn's three piece wool knit tennis dress from the late '20s or early '30s

    Womn's three piece, creamy white wool knit tennis dress. The hip length jacket (a) has a small collar, and long, straight sleeves that botton closed at the cuff. It has two side pockets, and a single button closing below the bust for freedom of movement. The mid calf skirt (b) has pleats at its sides, and a hook and eye side closing. The V-neck dickey (c) is sideless, and sleeveless. It is a slip-on garment with elastic ties at its sides. Worn by donor's mother, Marion Scherer Livingstone.

  • Women's two-piece suit of gray / black light-weight serge from the mid '20s or early '30s

    Woman's two-piece suit of gray / black light-weight serge has a long jacket with a round neck, and a yoke of three curved strips with three black button closures having bound buttonholes. The rest of the jacket hangs open. The long sleeves each have a matching band and black button at the cuff. The lining is black silk.. The skirt which has no waistband has a dropped waist, and the same yoke effect. The lower part of the knee-length skirt is cut on this bias. Label (jacket): " Lillian Inc.…