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Fashion and Fashion Plates (exhibition)

Action view of stabilization sewing on Royal Blue Silk Dress with Tails
An exhibition of selected garments (dating from 1836-1956) donated to the Vassar College Costume Collection. The exhibition took place in the Faculty Commons in the College Center at Vassar, from June 12-15, 2014.

ID#: Fashion and Fashion Plates (exhibition)

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Mark Cross Cream Leather Ladies Gloves

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Cream leather ladies' gloves made by Mark Cross London. The gloves are machine sewn and the cream leather is soft and unbroken. A gold metal snap at the wrist secures each glove, with the Mark Cross logo on the plastic cap of each snap.

ID#: VC2017007

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Beige 1925 Wedding Dress with Lace

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Beige satin wedding dress with tan lace trim, pearls with accompanying bridal cap, bridal cap veil, and lace pieces. Straight chemise style over-dress with under-dress with fitted sleeves attached. Combination of hand-sewing and machine-sewing throughout.

ID#: VC2017002

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Cream Satin Wedding Dress

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Cream satin wedding dress with train. The dress has a dropped waist, full circle skirt, long fitted sleeves, and scoop neck. The train attaches to the shoulders with hooks and eyes and snaps. The train has the same cream satin fabric and layered ruffled netting underneath. The dress and train are largely hand sewn, with machine sewing for larger…

ID#: VC2017001

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black chiffon drop-waist dress with beading

Drop-waist dress of black chiffon with accents of green, orange, yellow, blue/purple in the beading and lining; knee length hem; boat neckline; long sleeves; snap closures along side seam; plastic beads on the skirt, neckline, bodice, and sleeves; lace on cuffs; crepe silk on upper bodice lining; silk on lower bodice/skirt lining.

ID#: VC2014007

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Lace Wedding Dress of Susan Koelle Bell

Cream lace wedding dress: lining made of silk taffeta; machine-made lace overdress. Square neckline; two darts bust to waist, two darts past the waist on the back, two small darts on side of lingerie straps of lining, all the darts are in the lining; full lining of silk taffeta, with camisole attached at waist; sleeves of overdress gathered at 3/4…

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ID#: VC2013008

Location: S1

Tan Ankle-Length Smocked Dress

Wheat-colored China silk dress with smocking details at neck, waist, and sleeves; bateau neckline, smocking coming to a small point in center front; gathered torso, giving a full, balloon effect to bodice; dropped shoulders with full sleeves, and cotton thread floral embroidery at the cuffs; smocking and gathering at natural waist; gathered…

ID#: VC2012057

Location: S4

Camisole With Sage Green Silk Ribbon

Camisole was once white. Buttons down the front. Tank sleeves. Collar and armholes are trimmed with lace. Sage green silk ribbon inserted about the front and back collars of the camisole, so as to tie in the front.

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ID#: VC2012048

Location: D12

Peach Underwear Set with Lace

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Peach Underwear Set with Lace; a) peach silk low cut bra with brown lace trim at top; silk ribbon arm straps; elastic at back with hook and eye closure; seam allowance pinked out at back; french seam at bottom

b) peach silk lingerie shorts with triangular lace trim at hem; floral embroidery with silver thread at front; closure at left hip with two…

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ID#: VC2011010

Location: D12

Photograph of Kathryn Keeler Sherrill carrying the Daisy Chain

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Kathryn Keeler Sherrill carrying the Daisy Chain for the commencement ceremony at Vassar College, 1925. Courtesy of Kathryn Keeler Sherrill VC 1927.

ID#: VC1985001z1

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Peach Underwear Set with Lace

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peach underwear set with lace

ID#: VC2007038

Location: D12

Black Lace Flapper Dress

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black lace flapper dress; sleeveless, sheer, belt with flower rhinestone button, v-neck and back, lace and tull skirt, mid-calf length; black lace flapper dress sleeveless, sheer, belt with flower rhinestone button, v-neck and back, lace and tull skirt, mid-calf length

ID#: VC2007037

Location: Q2

Dark Green Beaded Gauze Dress

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dark green beaded gauze dress; A: Green cotton gauze and green silk chiffon dress, 1.5 inch beading embellishment on chiffon around neckline, hem, asymmetrically down side; shoulder and side seams open to waist

B: dark green netting and lace netting, scoop necked shrug, stiched to grosgrain at waist, wide sleeves in green netting to embellished…

ID#: VC2007032

Location: Q4

Orange Chiffon Flapper Dress

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orange chiffon flapper dress; Two toned orange chiffon flapper dress; crepe skirt lining; left side drape

ID#: VC2007031

Location: Q3

Beaded Flapper Dress

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beaded flapper dress; cream silk chiffon;

gun metal seed beads forming 1.5 inch wide horizontal striped pattern, 7 repetitions;

left strap dyed blue gray;

CF square panel with wider beading pattern;

31 inch ties at CF waist;

skirt with 10 beaded tiers

ID#: VC2007030

Location: Q4

Cream Wedding Dress of Leontine Kennedy McPhillips

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Dress of cream silk crepe-back satin; drop-waist silhouette; bodice blouses slightly; long sleeves are angled to extend longer on the lower outer edge and have snap closures on the lower inner edge; bateau neckline; four short decorative seams that extend up from the center front seam at the dropped waist; hip level yoke forms a v-shape at the…

ID#: VC2007023

Location: P1

Black and Gold T-Strap Sandals

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Black T-strap sandals with gold heel, gold trim, and buckle closure.; black and gold heeled shoes (with gold heels) gold buckle with small rhinestones T-strap with criss-cross straps across the toes

ID#: VC2007019

Location: A4

Blue and White Checked Dress

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blue and white checked dress, matching solid slip (lingerie top and skirt bottom), matching checked blouse with blue ribbon at neck, matching checked jacket with self scarf at neck; blue and white checked dress, matching solid slip (lingerie top and skirt bottom), matching checked blouse with blue ribbon at neck, matching checked jacket with self…

ID#: VC2007018

Location: G0

Teal Silk Dress with Sleeves

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teal long sleeved silk dress with detailed seaming at waist and hips; teal long sleeved silk crepe backed satin dress with detailed seaming at waist and hips; covered buttons on center back closure; sleeves gathered into elbows; seam detailing recurring flared arches originating at cf skirt hem; bust darts from shoulder seams; v-neck

ID#: VC2007016

Location: G0

1920's Black Beaded Evening Dress

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black beaded evening dress and accessory piece; black silk crepe; metallic glass beads; brass snaps; Drop waist silhouette; boat neck neckline; sleeveless but male snaps at at left arm side and female snaps at right arm side; heavily beaded embroidery throughout entire dress; beaded lines around neck and hem; high slits but possibly a condition…

ID#: VC2007008

Location: C4

1920's Black Dress with Sequins

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Black columnar dress with sequined and beads on black net with satin lining. ; black sequined dress

ID#: VC2007007

Location: M2

Brown Hat with Feathers

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Brown hat with rust and pink feather ornaments

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ID#: VC2006003

Location: K1

1922 Cream Graduation Dress

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cream colored dress of silk pongee with puff sleeves, ruffled collar and hem, small hanging tail at waist

ID#: VC2004036

Location: HANGING

Gold Dress with Black Beading

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Gold flapper dress with black beading. The donor stated that this dress was worn by Alice Nelson for her 1925 wedding in Elgin, Illinois.

ID#: VC2004022

Location: E6

Gold Linen Suit with Wide Border Pattern

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Suit, 1928 - Gold print, peach silk. - skirt with attached silk bodice - silk blouse - Jacket with trim, pocket - Belt - Matching bag; Suit - Gold, Jacquard print, peach silk. - skirt with attached silk bodice - silk blouse - Jacket with trim, pocket - Belt - Matching bag; gold linen with wide border pattern, china silk top, gold linen skirt with…

ID#: VC2004021

Location: R8

White Tennis Suit with Peach Stripe

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white pique with peach stripe, tennis dress; (middy jacket, skirt)

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ID#: VC2004020

Location: R8

Gold Jacquard Dress with Animal Motif

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Gold jacquard evening sheath, sleeveless, scoopneck, 1929? '˜Handkerchief' hem, very uneven, animal motif jacquard; Gold jacquard evening sheath, sleeveless, scoopneck, 1929? '˜Handkerchief' hem, very uneven; jacquard with floral motif and elephants, tigers, foxes, and deer

ID#: VC2004014

Location: Q3

Wedding Dress of Gertrude Tomson Fortna

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Dress of cream silk satin and lace with pastel satin rosettes; drop-waist; sleeveless cream silk satin bodice, scoop neckline, unfitted, multi-colored fabric flowers at upper left shoulder, dropped waistline that arches upwards at center front with curving fabric flowers; mid-calf length cream silk satin skirt gathered at the sides for an effect of…

ID#: VC2004001

Location: P1

Blue Velvet Dress

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Blue silk velvet; drop waist dress; V-neck; sleeveless; asymmetrical drop waist curving down to the right; large bow with one tail at left hip; fuller skirt, below knee; waist seam at back curves up to the left. ; Drop waist dress; v-neck; sleeveless; asymmetrical drop waist curving down to the right; large bow with one tail at left hip; fuller…

ID#: VC2003006

Location: G0

Dark Brown Shawl with Purple Fringe

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dark brown (faded black?) small square shawl, black floral embroidery at 2 corners, purple fringe

ID#: VC2001236

Location: J2