• Long Infant Dress

    Long cotton infant dress, white in color. Round lace collar and yoke, long sleeves, two button closure at back neckline. Rows of pintuck at the lower hem. Circa 1910-1939.

  • Hand-Knit Ribbon Dress

    One-piece, short sleeve dress, knitted by hand using ribbon, taupe in color with floral pattern on bodice. Hook and eye closure, elastic waist, flare skirt, and knitted belt. ‘Blum’s - Vogue , Chicago’ on label, 1930-1939.

  • Crepe-backed satin cocktail dress from the late 1930s to mid 1940s

    Woman's crepe-backed satin, below knee-length cocktail dress in olive green with loops of pink. A small sequin centers each of the loops. The bodice has short sleeves, a high round neck with a slight turn-over at the throat, and a slit down the center front that is fastened with a hook and loop. The back is draped, and has a cut out from the nape to shoulder blades. The natural waist has a waistband, and the skirt and bodice are gathered so as to appear to tie in the center front. The skirt…

  • 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…