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Women's clothing collection

Women's clothing collection

Descriptive Summary

Title: Women's clothing collection
Creator: University of Georgia. College of Family and Consumer Sciences. Photographs
Inclusive Dates: 2010-2019
Language: English
Extent: 23 item(s)
Collection Number: HCTC013
Repository: Historic Clothing and Textile Collection

Collection Description

Historical Note

The collection includes examples of everyday and ceremonial dress from the 19th and 20th centuries. Highlights include a brown printed cotton dress from the 1830s, a man's beaver skin stove pipe hat from the early 19th century, a child's two-piece outfit from the 1880s, and a Mother Hubbard dress from the 1890s. Several 19th century wedding dresses, christening gowns, quilts and coverlets also make up the excellent collection. Other items of note include a woman's automobile duster, Edwardian dresses and skirts, 1920s flapper dresses, tailored women's suits from the 1940s, and paper dresses from the 1960s. The collection incorporates examples of ready-to-wear garments from leading American designers such as Claire McCardell, Pauline Trigere, Bill Blass, Mary McFadden, and Geoffrey Beene, and international designers Yves St. Laurent, Mariano Fortuny, and Sonia Rykiel. Also included in the inventory are a number of textiles and clothing pieces from around the world including Japan, Guatemala, Korea, Ecuador, Puerto Rico, and Thailand.


Administrative Information

Custodial History

This collection is a teaching collection that belongs to the College of Family and Consumer Science.

Preferred Citation

Women's clothing collection, HCTC013, Historic Clothing and Textile Collection, College of Family and Consumer Sciences, University of Georgia.


Related Materials and Subjects

Subject Terms

Clothing and dress -- 21st century
Clothing and dress -- Georgia.
Clothing.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

 
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2000.203.52010.187.1Shirt: sheer; black; sleevelss; black heart deisgn; fringed shoulder pads, 2010-2019
 
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2010.187.2Skirt: black; mini-skirt; silver faux snakeskin belt; black invisible zipper at back; strips of fabric with unfinished edges; belt is approximately 2-3 inches wide; to be worn with item 2010.187.1., 2010-2019
 
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2000.203.52010.187.3Blouse: cream; halter top; black lace detail; ties around the neck; 4 patches of lace; four pleats that go to the hem of the shirt; open back with the belt holding the shirt around the bodythat closes with 4 gold balls and loops; meant to be worn with item 2010.187.4, 2010-2019
 
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2010.187.4Skirt: orange; fitted; asymmetrical draping; invisible zipper with a dart on each side; pockets; to be worn with item 2010.187.3, 2010-2019
 
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2010.187.6Skirt: lime green; pencil; asymmetrical draping; lime green chiffon trim covers the hem as well as draping; invisible zipper with a dart on each side; to be worn with item 2010.187.5, 2010-2019
 
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2010.187.7Dress: cream; sheath; rounded neckline; black, see through trim is around armsyces and neckline; black pleated ribbon goes down center of the front; 8 pearls in black ribbon from neck; two pockets on each hip, 2010-2019
 
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2000.203.52010.187.8Blouse: white; long sleeve; lace; halter style neckline; closes with a hook and eye closure and a white bow; tear drop shaped cut out just below the bow; sleeves are out at the shoulder; bottom of each sleeve has 7 roses with silver sequins in the center with white feathers all around; meant to be worn with item 2010.187.9, 2010-2019
 
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2010.187.9Shorts: black; silk/cotton; ruffled hem; 2 applied flap pockets; gold zipper; to be worn with item 2010.187.8 , 2010-2019
 
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2000.203.52010.187.10Blouse: pink; sleeveless; rounded neckline on the right side; ostrich feathers down the left side; 4 layers of pleats on the back; 11 faux sqaure diamond closures; meant to be worn with item 2010.187.11, 2010-2019
 
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2010.187.11Pants: black; capri; cuffed hem; black invisible zipper on left side; pleat on the front and back of each leg; to be worn with item 2010.187.10, 2010-2019
 
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2010.187.13Skirt: gray; mermaid style; fitted; waistband is a black ribbon; layered circles that resemble scales; approximately 2 inches of chartreuse scallops at bottom; to be worn with item 2010.187.12, 2010-2019
 
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2010.187.14Dress: strapless; lime green; black lace overlay; fitted silhouette; sweetheart neckline; lace at the hemline is laminated in asymmetrical ruffles, 2010-2019
 
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2010.187.15Dress: leather; off-shite; zip on side; sheer sleeves embroidered in black lace; sheer panel with lace in back, 2010-2019
 
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2010.187.16bBelt: faux snakeskin; to be worn with matching gold leather dress, 2010-2019
 
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2000.203.52010.187.17Dress: orange; halter; black and gold belt; ruffles of organza petals; organza trim runs around the hem; open back, 2010-2019
 
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2010.187.18Dress: white; strapless; knife pleated front; peplum; center of the front bodice has wide vertical band of accordian pleats with 7 faux pearls; 2 tiers of accordian pleats fall from the waistband; 3 smaller accordian pleats on right side; hem is unfinished; white invisible zipper with hook and eye closure, 2010-2019
 
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2010.187.19Dress: strapless; peplum style; neckline is rounded up; overlay of fabric with pleating on the right side; asymmetrical overlay; back has 2 pleats; lime green sash that extends from the back of the dress down through the 2 pleats; black invisible zipper and hook and eye closure, 2010-2019
 
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2010.187.20Dress: bright pink; silk satin; one shoulder; bouffant skirt; extra material that twists into the shoulder; pink invisible zipper; inside is a band of material with 4 large hook and eye closures near the zipper, 2010-2019
 
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2000.203.52010.187.21abDress: A) wedding; short; white; sleeveless; attached train; rounded neckline with line of silver beads; shoulders have gathers of netting; right shoulder has silk rosettes with silver beads; bodice of skirt has rounded netting in a deep V; skirt is covered with rosettes to match the ones on the shoulder; right shoulder is a train with randomly placed rosettes; back of the neck has hook and eye closures with a silver and faux diamond ball; B) matching sash/headpiece; circular with one long strand; covered with matching rosettes, 2010-2019
 
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2010.187.22bUndergarment: sheer; black; zipper in the back; panel down the front and back of paillettes and beads; to be worn with item 2010.187.22a,c , 2010-2019
 
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22010.187.23aDress: light pink; flowered lace overlay; pink feathers; diamond sequins; strapless; straight across neckline, 2010-2019
 
22010.187.23bSash: black; cotton , 2010-2019
 
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2010.187.22acDress: a) short; black; diamonds; feathers; ruffled, tulle skirt; c) overskirt: black; ruffled; sheer tulle, 2010-2019