Collection Items

1955-1965 Man's Bathing Suit
Men's swim trunks in brown, blue, green and gold. Hawaiian batik print. Triple stitched elastic waist with drawstring. Coin/key pocket with buttoned flap in right side front just below waist. Fully lined in muslin
Inner mesh knit briefs attached at…

Charles James "Infanta" Dress
Black lace over white taffeta fitted bodice with stiffened peplum; waltz length skirt of layers of black and brown net over stiffened narrow black silk underskirt.

Orange/White Striped McCardell Day Dress
A bias cut cotton day dress. Cream with raised orange diagonal stripes. Shawl collar with deep V opening (to bust level) at center front. Side seam bust darts in front bodice. Short dolman sleeves rolled cuffs
4" wide self sash gathered into…

Blue/White Vera Maxwell Dress
Blue/white cotton stripe, sleeveless dress with bateau neckline; knife pleated bodice to form solid blue color.

Blue and white printed vertical stripe cotton broadcloth fabric used throughout garment. Bodice in four units: front, side fronts and…

1950s Cashmere Sweater and Wool Skirt
Pink cashmere pullover sweater.
3/4 length sleeves, rib knit roll collar extending to short ties in front held in place with a 1" shanked shell button, 4 small dyed pink 2-hole mother-of-pearl buttons with thread chain button loops at back neck,…

1950s Navy Day Dress
Blue V-neck dress with flared skirt and white pique neckline insert.

A. Dress
Deep V-front neckline; 3" wide white pique inset (pinned in place) inside front neckline. 1" wide strips of front neckline fabric extend from shoulder seam to center…

1955 Blue Rose Marie Reid Swimsuit
Light blue stretch faille tank suit with diagonal piecing in front. .5" Straps, pointed sweetheart neckline. Diagonal pieces create shaping for bust, waist, and hips. Straight across at hip line with pantie attached in front. Straight at back with…

Dior Dress with Short Jacket
Dark blue wool dress with short long-sleeved jacket.

Dior Houndstooth Skirt Suit
Black and white wool houndstooth check 2-piece skirt suit with matching overcoat and scarf.

Two-Piece Dior Wool Dress
Gray and white houndstooth check wool, two piece dress. a. Bodice with pointed roll collar. Center front seam with slanted placket, 6" long, with 3 1" black sew through buttons/bound butonholes. Short dolman sleeves, cut one with bodice front and…
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