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A two piece dress of black heavy synthetic woven material, very shiny, both pieces lined in sky blue acetate; bodice has wide scooped neck which would fall off the shoulder and very small cap sleeves, fastens on left side w/metal zipper, bodice is very fitted w/bust darts and princess seams.Â Skirt is full w/10 gores, each gore decorated at the hem w/flower bouquet in raffia in shades of green, blue, pink and red.Â The skirt has 25â€ť waist and 26â€ť long.Â Label: â€śLeoneâ€ť Via Vigna Nuova 60 R. Firenze. DATE: 1960s. (Purchased in Florence, Italy by Vivette Rifkin, mother of the provided of this collection.)
Black acetate two piece suit.Â The skirt is very full, box pleated w/attached crinoline made of black acetate, white tulle and grosgrain ribbon trim in both black and mint green, w/a side metal zipper and two covered buttons at waist.Â Jacket is short w/short batwing sleeves which have a decorative cut at upper arm, fastens w/a large 1-1/4â€ť black plastic button, jacket fastens center front w/3 of the same buttons.Â DATE: Circa 1957.
Black cotton poodle skirt w/a white poodle wearing a green collar w/an oriental motif and a leash made of silver bric-a-brac. Circle skirt, waist 24â€ť w/a side zipper and measure 24â€ť length. The poodle skirt was especially popular with teen-age girls. DATE:Â Mid to late 1950s.
Black crepe bolero jacket went to a two piece dress (the underdress pictured not the original dress) Jacket has short puffed sleeves with 7 self fabric covered buttons down the front. The entire surface is decorated with fringed black braid in a curlicue pattern.Â Label: Original Franklin Salon Fashion, Chicago.Â DATE: Circa 1938.
Black silk satin daughter dress trimmed in fine black braid..Circa: 1926.
Black silk satin mother dressÂ trimmed in fine black braid. Circa: 1926. The dress has loose fitting sleeves falling about to the elbow trimmed in very simple self fabric pleated trim.Â The bodice is lined in cream tulle, the front the dress has a square neckline. There is a panel on the front of the dress which separates at about the level of the bosom and is gathered at the hipline and then falls loosely to the hem.Â Where the panel is gathered at the hip there are 2 large beaded real jet ornaments in a lotus flower shape.Â These ornament measure 7-1/2â€ť across and 11â€ť front the top the the end of the fringe which hangs down toÂ center.Â Dress fastens at left side with a snap.Â There is as pleated belt of self fabric across the back at hipline.Â Dress is not fitted.
Brown silk velvet dress has self fabric capelet trimmed in cream silk lace; dress has a V neck, drop waist; skirt is cartridge pleated w/a scalloped hem. Sleeves are long and fitted and fasten at wrist w/2 snaps. There are loops for a belt at the waist, but no belt present.Â Capelet is of the same material, gathered loosely at the center, no fastening. DATE: Circa1929.
Salesmanâ€™s Sample Box of â€śFur Fabrics made by â€śThe Shelton Looms, Owned and Operated by Sidney Blumenthal & Co., Inc. 395 Fourth Avenue, New York.â€ť Includes 6 samples along with glossy black and white photographs of women modeling the coats and the â€śNames of garment manufacturers making garments of this material ...â€ťÂ Black box with samples and photos framed and stacked to open like an accordion. Inside top has picture of the companyâ€™s factory. The Fur Trade Review has a Shelton Looms ad in Volume 49, Issue 3, Page 222, dated 1921. DATE: 1920s.
Golden sable Boa made of 3 individual pelts complete with their tails, legs, claws and glass eyes. Pelts 27â€ť to 29â€ť long.
Kit Fox round poofy Muff with tail. Brown silk lining, side openings have a 2â€ť wide ruffle of the brown silk with an attached 2-1/2â€ť plastic ring on one side. Muff diameter 12.â€ť
Mink Muff made of 6 pelts with heads. On the back side is a zipper pocket. Brown silk lining with a self fabric looped tie on one end. 15â€ť across and 12â€ť from back to front including heads.
Gold velvet evening dress circa 1925, heavily beaded in silver and clusters ofÂ black, sleeveless, lightly gathered at the shoulder, no waist. Original hem has been let down. Very small center back, says: 1G back. DATE: Circa 1925.
Gray and white herringbone jacket with shoulder pads. Front of jackets hangs open with no buttons, black collar extends down the front with a decorative herringbone button, side pocket trimmed in black, sleeves rolled up showing black lining. DATE: 1940s.
Karyl Lee embroidered ecru lace â€śbibâ€ť collar to be worn over a dress. In floral motif, 12 small round mother-of-pearl buttons decorative only, closes with 3 snaps. â€śKaryl Leeâ€ť in blue script on label and printed below â€śDesign Pat.â€ť DATE: Circa 1945.
Parisian Neckwear, narrow ties that knot under the throat with flowers on the ends that open in full bloom. a. Navy blue silk, inside of flower pink and navy crescent shapes in circular pattern. Label: George Baring, Paris, New York, Made in France, soie (French for silk.) b. Brown silk, flower lavender with yellow center. Label: Concorde-Parfumâ€™s, 10 Rue St Florentin - Paris, Hand Made in France.â€ť c. 2 navy and 1 white silk. Navy, one flower lavender and white with green center, one rose and white with navy and green center. White flower lavender and white with yellow center. No labels.
Two Barr and Beardsâ€™ Peter Pan Collars for dresses or sweaters. Date: 1950s thru 1960s. a. Collar with floral motif, cream silk satin and embellished with gold and silver wire and tiny gold beads. Hook and eye closure. Collar lined in white silk satin and off white cotton, label â€śHandmade in India, Baar & Beards, Inc. N.Y. b. Faux pearl collar, 7 rows of pearls from the smallest along the outside to the largest in the center. Hook and eye closure. Off white lining, label â€śHand Made, a Top Hitâ€ť fashion, Baar & Beards, In., Japan.
Pink rayon dress w/floral bouquet print in shades of pink and blue. Short batwing sleeves, shoulder pads, keyhole neck at back fastens w/hook and eye. Front has a cutout area which would expose the upper decolletage area. In the front there are 3 little flaps that create a peplum, w/a self fabric belt.Â Waist 32â€ť and 32â€ť from waist to hem at center front. DATE: Late 1940s through early 50s.
Salmon pink chiffon evening dress w/a bolero jacket. Dress hangs lower in the back, and fastens at the back w/12 covered buttons, the bodice is decorated w/2 gray velvet ribbon bows. There is a self fabric belt w/a square covered belt buckle at the back.Â Bolero jacket has shoulder pads. DATE: Late 1930s.
One piece print rayon dress, full length, brown and light blue on a cream color ground and depicts silhouettes of ladies in historic costume and randomly says â€śThe Family Treeâ€ť in script. The dress has a high boat neck, cap sleeves and a peplum which is 7-1/2â€ť long and falls from waist. Dress has a metal side zipper and one snap closure at the waist.Â There is also a keyhole neckline w/one covered button at back neck. DATE: 1940s.