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  Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design
 Resource Type: Physical Object
 Decade: 1870-1879
Shoes

Shoes

Date: [1876..1890]
Creator: Mayer & Stern
Description: Pair of shoes of ivory kid leather. Rounded toes, with stitched detailing on tongues and with applied leather bow at instep with many "loops" creating large "poof". Shoes of ivory kid leather. Short, modified Louis heel covered with same leather. Stamped inside left Shoe: "Mayer & Stern/ Phila. / Centennial / 1776-1876"
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Épinette des Vosges

Épinette des Vosges

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Date: 1875/1899~
Creator: Lambert, I.
Description: The five-stringed instrument's sound box is long, narrow and shallow.
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Fan

Fan

Date: [1875..1900]
Creator: unknown
Description: Folding fan with mother-of-pearl sticks and guards. Leaf of white needlepoint lace backed3with cream satin. Silver-colored "U" shaped bail ring at bottom.
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Mi-gyaung

Mi-gyaung

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Date: 1875/1899~
Creator: unknown
Description: The instrument looks like a crocodile with a highly decorated surface reminiscent of the scaly hide of a reptile with a painted face and jaw.
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Boots

Boots

Date: 1874
Creator: unknown
Description: Pair of boots or "High Button Shoes" of ivory kidskin leather. The shoes, designed with slightly rounded toes, button closed along outer side, with 8 domed leather-covered buttons on each shoe. Edge along buttons is scalloped, as is the upper edge of the boot. The The low, stacked heels are rounded at sides and back, and are curved at front, and taper slightly to base. Left Shoe markings: "Excelsior"
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Woman's Two-piece Dress: Jacket and Skirt

Woman's Two-piece Dress: Jacket and Skirt

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Date: 1874~
Creator: Pingat, Emile
Description: Side view of nineteenth-century dress made of blue bengaline, tan taffeta and dark blue satin stripes.
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O-daiko (Barrel Drum)

O-daiko (Barrel Drum)

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Date: 1873~
Creator: Kodenji Hayashi
Description: A finely decorated rooster sits atop the drum which rests on a pillow and a stand. The stand is also intricately decorated with imagery, foliage, flowers, water, patterns, and serpents.
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Creeping Baby Clockwork Doll

Creeping Baby Clockwork Doll

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Date: 1871
Creator: unknown
Description: The view of the doll is from the side. She wears a pale yellow outfit and an open-weave bonnet with a frilly border. The baby doll is barefoot.
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Fan

Fan

Date: 1870/1879
Creator: unknown
Description: Folding fan of bone and satin. Guards and sticks of bone, intricately carved with pierced latticework. Plain off-white silk satin leaf. Chased metal bail ring at pivot with mother-of-pearl beads. Off-white silk tassel tied to bail. Inscribed on silk leaf along one guard: "Hood W. [illeg.] / June 5th /73"; other inscriptions on other guard, too fragile to examine.
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Jacket

Jacket

Date: 1870
Creator: Worth, Charles Frederick, 1826–1895
Description: Jacket of black silk satin. The jacket, formed as a basque bodice with typical close-fitting achieved by seaming, has extended front panels and is edged with ivory lace. The jacket is embellished with dark blue velvet and olive brown chenille appliques of floral and leaf forms and black jet beading. Lined in ivory silk satin. Photograph is from the exhibition Haute Couture - The Great Paris Designers, held at The Grace Museum, Abilene Texas, October 17 - December 30, 2000, and shows jacket as displayed with a period hat (Accession #: 1981.015.001) and skirt (Accession #: 1967.025.099).
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