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Princeton House Party Jacket

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ID#: VC2011014

Location: HANGING

Black Cocktail Dress

Black A-line cocktail dress; silk chiffon, taffeta, velvet; sleeveless v-neck; pleated shoulder detail; bodice chiffon pleated from shoulder to gathers at bust; black velvet waistband with shirring at sides, full accordion pleated skirt, gathered at waist, mid-calf length; layer of net under skirt chiffon; fully lined with taffeta.

ID#: VC2014004

Location: HANGING

Pink Feathered Cocktail Dress

Pink Feathered Cocktail Dress; light pink silk, light pink feathers, nude nylon mesh, metal zipper and hook, white elastic; sweetheart neckline with a split and overlap detail on the front of shoulder, 1.5 inch "sleeve" piece, neckline extends to top of shoulder where it "splits", bodice has both princess seams and waist darts, and a CF seam that…

ID#: VC2011008

Location: F8

1950s Students in Vassar Blazers
1950s Students in Vassar Blazers, also wearing bermuda shorts, loafers or keds, and short socks.

ID#: VassarPhotoArchives.jpg


Photograph of Julia S. Dutton, Class of 1952, in a Vassar Blazer
This Vassar graduate wore her blazer with plaid bermuda shorts, loafers, and short socks.

ID#: Ph.f15.42BlazerBermudasIvy1951copy.jpg


Advertisement for Robert Rollins Blazers

The Robert Rollins company, shown in this ad from a Music Educators Journal of 1969, was the maker of the Vassar blazers.

ID#: MusicEducatorsJournal1969Wiesner99100.jpg


Yale-Vassar bike race day 1952
Yale-Vassar bike race day 1952. Two of the girls are wearing their Vassar blazers. Life magazine, April 1952

ID#: blazersLIFEMAGEApr19523.jpg


Yale-Vassar bike race day 1952
Yale-Vassar bike race day 1952. Two of the girls are wearing their Vassar blazers. Life magazine, April 1952

ID#: blazersLIFEMAGApr19522.JPG


Yale-Vassar bike race day 1952
Yale-Vassar bike race day 1952. The girl at the center back is wearing her Vassar blazer. Life magazine, April 1952

ID#: blazersLIFEMAGApr1952.jpg


1951 Students Select Dress
A student enlists the aid of her friends to select the proper dress for the night, 1951. © Vassar College, Archives & Special Collections Ref. # Ph.f10.4

ID#: 4813399570_d3b6d732e8_b.jpg


1950s Ball Gown & Banners

Students dress in gowns for a ball, 1950s. © Vassar College, Archives & Special Collections Ref. # Ph.f10.4

ID#: 4812773513_02d2b1273d_b.jpg


Wedding Dress of Mary Lee Hartzell

Dress of cream silk dupioni and Alençon lace; fit and flare silhouette; bodice and skirt made of cream silk dupioni with Alençon lace detailing at neckline and sleeves; short sleeves; v-neck; slightly pointed waistline, pleating around waistline; pleated skirt with train, floor-length in front; silk-covered buttons at center back from neckline to…

ID#: VC2007022

Location: N7

Gray Raffia Lace Dress with Belt
Grey raffia lace dress and matching belt: gray crocheted raffia lace; side metal zipper; green elastic waistband; off-white synthetic slip; gray crocheted raffia belt with synthetic ribbon backing. Fit and flare silhouette; mid-calf length skirt with scalloped hem; sleeveless; 4'wide shoulder bands; rounded, scalloped neckline; side zipper; green…

ID#: VC2007001

Location: O11

Red Chiffon Prom Dress
Red( Synthetic) Chiffon prom dress, ; Red synthetic chiffon; red synthetic taffeta; red synthetic satin; cream nylon crinoline; metal zipper; natural cotton twill tape; Possibly princess silhouette; ballet mid-calf length; fitted natural waist bodice; spaghetti straps; scoop neck; low back; crisscrossed ruched chiffon on bodice; full gathered…

ID#: VC2004030

Location: J1

Lanvin Pearl Peach Satin Evening Gown
Lanvin pearl-peach satin evening gown, gold paillettes; I. Taupe to peach ombre silk stain; gold tone possibly metal sequins; possibly metallicized cotton thread; yellowed silk boning case; yellowed cotton twill ribbon inner waist band; brass hook and eyes; zipper. II. Fit and flare silhouette. III. Strapless modified sweetheart neckline, bow…

ID#: VC2004026

Location: J1

Black and White Striped Dress

Black, white, and grey striped two piece dress in a fit and flare silhouette. Cotton sateen, black cotton, black felt, metal, and elastic; fitted cotton sateen bodice (a) is strapless, with a sweetheart neckline, princess seams, natural waistline, hook and eye closures at the center back, and cotton lining; matching flared cotton sateen skirt (b)…

ID#: VC2004023

Location: G7

Pink Dress with Bead Detail
pink dress with bead detail; 1. Synthetic salmon pink taffeta; metal zipper; plastic pearls; plastic sequins; plastic beads; glass beads; metallic embroidery; off-white synthetic net lining; white tulle lining at side seams; synthetic hem tape; cotton boning casing; plastic boning 2. Fitted boned bodice with ruched overlay, gathered at center…

ID#: VC2003007

Location: J1

Red Taffeta Bridesmaid Dress
red taffeta bridesmaid dress; 1. Synthetic red taffeta; synthetic white net bodice lining; off-white synthetic plain weave underskirt; synthetic red netting tape in hem lining of dress; metal side zipper. 2. Fit and Flare silhouette; modified rounded deep v-neck, front and back; sleeveless, 3.5'wide shoulder straps; princess and center-front seams…

ID#: VC2003001

Location: HANGING

Red Strapless Evening Dress (DEACCESSIONED)
red strapless dress (blank tag); red strapless dress (blank tag) red tulle' red velvet ribbon; corded acetate; red crinoline; plastic boning with fabric covereing; zipper; hooks and eyes; snaps sweetheart neckline; fit and flare silhouette; floor length; acetate lining layer; crinoline inner layer; tulle skirt; plastic bodice boning; left side…

ID#: VC2001239

Location: Deaccession Box

Petticoat with Pink Embroidery
white petticoat w/pink floral machine embroidery; white cotton flared skirt - white cotton knee-length flared petticoat; metal zipper at side or back; pink machine floral embroidery

ID#: VC2001147

Location: F0

White Petticoat with Lace
white petticoat w/lace; white cotton, white cotton lace knee-length A-line skirt skirt with ruffled lace at hem; lace and pintucks in middle; slit at top for entrance; tie closure

ID#: VC2001146

Location: F0

Gray Strapless Slip
grey dress (slip?)

; Gray plain weave possibly silk/cotton blend, cotton gauze straps, metal zipper, synthetic seam binding Fit and flare Fitted, princess seamed bodice with straight across neckline and straps; very full skirt with 11'wide ruffle at hem

ID#: VC2001134

Location: G1

Black Blazer with Velvet and Fur
black double breasted blazer w/velvet collar and fur trim

ID#: VC2001119

Location: HANGING

Faux Fur Short Coat with Frogs
brown short coat, faux fur, frogs/tassels on front

ID#: VC2001116

Location: HANGING

Black Beaded Dress
Black silk beaded dress with black silk net overlayer.; 1. Black silk satin; black silk netting; black china silk lining; purple silk satin underlayer; metal snap; metal hook and eyes; black cotton gross grain ribbon; glass and metal beads 2. Fitted at waist with full skirt 3. Trapezoidal neckline, beaded trim; 3/4 net sleeves, small bell, black…

ID#: VC2001066

Location: D9

Pink Dress with Asymmetric Lace
pink dress with lace; I. Cotton cream lace; flamingo pink synthetic net; synthetic coral lining; metal zipper; cotton plainweave boning case; II. Fit and flare silhouette III. Strapless sweetheart neckline; high waist fitted bodice, left side zipper, boning; short, net, gathered tiers; mid-calf length asymmetrical lace fully covers right bust and…

ID#: VC2001021

Location: O10

Off-White Gown with 3/4 Sleeves
off-white gown; woven floral pattern (possibly synthetic), metal zipper, metal hook and eye; 1. Off-white synthetic fabric; center back zipper; hook and eye at center back collar 2. A-line, empire dress silhouette; raglan sleeve; mandarin collar; obi waistband; horizontal tucks under waistband; ties in back; open paneling at both sides of back hip…

ID#: VC2001006

Location: P12

White Gown with Train
white gown with train and sheer net yoke

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ID#: VC1992086

Location: P2

Black Floral Lace and Sheer Dress
Dress with sheer black lace bodice with floral motif in beads and sequins, tan (flesh tone) taffeta lining (sewn in slip); very full flared skirt of black chiffon with cut out floral motif appliqued at intervals on skirt (same motif as on bodice); black skirt lining (possibly synthetic).

ID#: VC1992040

Location: K10