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Child's Sleeveless Light Green Silk Dress, circa 1936

Identifier: B178.02.0006.00001


Sleeveless hand-stitched dress for a child of not more than four years of age. The dress is made from two layers of light green material. The underdress is silk and the overdress is chiffon. The dress is rib-pleated (smocked) across the top with pink running stitches and the arm holes have chiffon binding. There are three chiffon ruffles along the bottom of the dress. An asymmetrical bow consisting of three silk ribbons (pale green on one side and pale pink on the other) are tied together and sewn on the right shoulder. Originally worn by Minna Mae Ettenson Jacobson.


  • circa 1936

Language of Materials

From the Collection:

The materials have labels in English.

Rights and Usage Statement

This Item is protected by copyright and/or related rights. You are free to use this Item in any way that is permitted by the copyright and related rights legislation that applies to your use. In addition, no permission is required from the rights-holder(s) for educational uses. For other uses, you need to obtain permission from the rights-holder(s).


1 Items (dress)

Scope and Contents

From the Collection:

The collection contains clothing and hats worn by members of a Denver, Colorado, Jewish family and shows some styles worn for a number of decades.

Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

Fair Silk --Chiffon

Condition Report

There are small stains on the front of the dress, some discoloration, some wear. (BLS, 2010-12-08)


Originally belonged to Minna Mae Ettenson Jacobson.


Title supplied by achivist.


Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections and Archives Repository

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Denver CO 80208
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