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Women's clothing

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 56 Collections and/or Records:

Ivory Silk Underlay for Dress, circa 1890

 Item — Box B148.01.0001: Series B148.01 [Barcode: U186020736443]
Identifier: B148.01.0001
Abstract An ivory silk dress used as an underlay for the ivory and black dress. The dress is sleeveless with a V-cut neck and a fitted bodice. The bodice is off-white silk lined with a natural (not bleached or dyed) colored cotton. The skirt is a butter cream colored silk and lined in a light weight muslin. The skirt has two large eleven inch rows of rouching (pleats that are attached at both ends), which add fullness to an overdress. Additionally, there is one small ruffle at the bottom. The fitted...
Dates: circa 1890

Lime Green Lace Caplet, circa 1934

Identifier: B178.02.0001.00004

A lime green lace caplet. Accompanied a formal length overlay dress (B178.02.0001.00003) of the same material. The lime green lace caplet has two layers of lace in a fan-shaped half circle with a 2 inch collar. Originally belonged to Sara Isaacson Ettenson.

Dates: circa 1934

Lime Green Lace Dress, circa 1934

Identifier: B178.02.0001.00003

A formal length lime green lace overlay dress. The dress is sleeveless and has a high neck. The gown has seven gores (triangular shaped gussets, or additions, of material intended to flare the skirt of the garment). The front has 15 ball-shaped lime green faille covered buttons and 15 green faille loops for attachments. Originally belonged to Sara Isaacson Ettenson.

Dates: circa 1934

Neusteter Family and Neusteters Photographs and Records

Identifier: B304
Abstract In 1910, Max and Edward Neusteter moved to Denver and founded the Neusteter's high fashion women's clothing store. It was located on 16th Street in downtown Denver for many decades until it closed in 1986. The Neusteters were also active philanthropists, and Max underwrote the creation of the Max Neusteter Rehabilitation Building on the Jewish Consumptives' Relief Society (JCRS) campus in 1928. The collection consists of photographs related to family members and the store, a Neusteters'...
Dates: between 1910-1970

Norma Peterman Material Culture and Papers

Identifier: B211
Abstract Norma Shirley Peterman (1922-1941) was the daughter of Sophie (nee Miller) and Joseph Peterman; she died at the age of 18. The collection contains clothing and accessories worn by or belonging to Norma Peterman as well as papers by or about her. Material items include Norma Peterman's baby shoes and childhood clothing as well as three fans that belonged to her. The papers in the collection include her essays as well as condolence letters and cards addressed to her parents and her aunt,...
Dates: 1922-1941

Pat Dornon Papers

Identifier: M363

Collection consists of clothing items worn by University of Denver alumna Pat Dornon (1933?-n.d.), class of 1955.

Dates: 1952

Philip Soloway Tailored Suits

Identifier: B428
Scope and Contents

Collection contains three women's two piece suits designed and handmade by Philip Soloway. The suits were created as a sampler presented to various fashion houses in order to sell his patterns. These suits were probably created in the early 1940s.

Dates: Other: early 1940s

Plastic Fan with Two Black Tassels, between 1937-1941

Identifier: B211.01.0002.0002.00002

A plastic fan made in Hong Kong. The fan panels are held together at the top with white satin ribbon and at the bottom with an aluminum ring. There are two black tassels hanging from a piece of black cord.

Dates: between 1937-1941

Pointe Shoes

Identifier: D037.03.0004.0062

Unused pair of size 2 3/4E Capezio Nicollini pointe shoes with "Williamson" printed on the sole. May have either been from Joffrey Ballet or ABT.

Dates: 1940-1994

Silk Bed Jacket, circa1910

Identifier: B178.02.0001.00002
Abstract An eggshell colored silk embroidered bed jacket with a thin inner lining of silk georgette. This view shows the front of the jacket. Kimono style panels are hand-stitched together and form wide sleeves with cuffs. There are purple, pink, and white silk embroidered flowers and green leaves on the sleeves and back. There are also purple and white silk embroidered butterflies on top of the front panel on each shoulder and on the middle of the back panel. The inside back has a white label with...
Dates: circa1910