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Ensemble - Bodice and Skirt

Description: Ensemble of green and blue plaid cotton with collar and buttons of navy blue velvet. Ensemble consists of: A) Bodice. Waist is fitted with fastening of nine velvet covered buttons and tailored buttonholes, snap at neckline and two hook&eyes at hem. High stand-up collar of velvet. Long sleeves gathered with feather stitching; 6" fitted cuffs. Lined in brown polished cotton. B) Skirt. Full length; gathered on 1" waistband of black cotton with closure of two hook & eyes. Back panel for bustle has waistband of brown polished cotton and ties. One slit pocket at right side seam. 24" waist. Unlined.
Date: 1880/1895

Infant's Dress

Description: Infant's dress of fine batiste cotton with broderie anglaise. Yoke has attached 4"ruffle of broderie anglaise with insertion lace and pink satin ribbon. Long sleeves have insertion lace cuffs and pink satin ribbon. Full length. No labels in garment.
Date: 1887/1890

Child's Dress

Description: Child's dress of taupe cotton/silk trimmed in turquoise silk. Flair silhouette with dropped, pleated waist having hip belt effect, and pleats at hem and down center front. Center back opening with 7 turquoise silk covered buttons and tailored buttonholes. Short sleeves with lace at hem. Squared neckline. Lined in brown mercerized cotton.
Date: 1880~

Infant's Gown

Description: Infant's gown of white cotton batiste. Round neckline trimmed with ruffle of broderie anglaise. Eleven horizontal bands of broderie anglaise separated with shirring down center front. Hemline trimmed with a 4" band of pin tucks, two band of broderie anglaise separated with shirring and scalloped hem of broderie anglaise. Sleeve hems trimmed with three rows of pin tucks and ruffle of broderie anglaise. Center back closure of 4 pearl buttons on rectangular panel of three vertical bands of broderie anglaise separated by two shirred sections; gathers at base of panel.
Date: 1882~
Creator: Sleeper, Elizabeth Shaw

Boy's Suit (Jacket, Pants, and Shirt)

Description: Boy's suit. Coat jacket of red wool. Black revers trimmed in black braid with sailor style collar. Long sleeves trimmed with black braid. Slit pocket at left breast with black braid. Ten black silk jacquard covered buttons. Lined in black silk. Retailer's label at center back neckline: "Sanger Bros. / Dallas / Waco" Matching trousers of red wool with black trim on sides seams. Closure of black covered buttons at sides of waistband. Cotton interior waistband with buttonholes for securing shirt to trousers. Stamp on back left waistband (mostly illegible). Accompanying shirt of red silk front panel with ivory damask cotton back panel. Sleeveless. Shirt has ruffles down center front placket with 3 circular white decorative buttons. Pointed collar. Center back opening with 3 circular, white buttons and tailored buttonholes. Shirt has 7 additional buttons around hem which attach to trousers. Front panel lined in matching ivory damask cotton.
Date: 1880

Cape

Description: Burnoose-style cape of lavender wool flannel. Mid-skirt length front and back, rounded at bottom to be shorter on each side. Fitted at shoulders. Attached hood gathered around face by use of ribbon ties woven through satin bound buttonholes around border of hood (ribbon missing). Center front opening and hem are trimmed with wide band of pastel green cording in scroll design. Closure of matching satin ribbon ties at neckline. Lined in pastel green satin.
Date: 1880/1890

Hat

Description: Hat of green felt in the style of a tricorne or cocked hat. Trimmed with green silk roses, brown feathers, a brass buckle on right side and bow on back. Lined in black with central "drawstring".
Date: 1880

Purse

Description: Handbag with cast and chased silver frame decorated with openwork figures of children harvesting grapes. Ball/snap closure. Silver suspension chain of alternating oval links and links formed of three flower-heads. Bag is oval shaped, black wool with petite point embroidery decoration on each side of a bouquet of trumpet shaped flowers. Pink satin lining. Hallmarked "800" on frame.
Date: 1880/1889

Wedding Slippers

Description: Pair of wedding slippers of ivory kid leather. The shoes are designed with rounded toes, and have a large matching bow with layered ends, and a large ruffle of same across vamp. Uppers are edged with satin ribbon. Modified Louis or Cuban heel, flaring at base.
Date: 1886~

Boots

Description: Pair of boots or "High Button Shoes" of black leather. The shoes, designed with rounded toes, button closed along outer side, with 14 domed black glass buttons on each shoe. The low, stacked heels are rounded at sides and back, and are curved at front, and taper slightly to base. Maker's label stamped inside: "The Krippendorf / Dittmann Co. / Cincinnati" Stamped on sole: "3 36" Stamped inside: "36 3 14522"
Date: [1880..1915]
Creator: Krippendorf, Dittmann & Co.

Balzac and Friends at the Ville d'Avray in 1840

Description: A group of standing men, all wearing gray frock coats, are the predominate feature of the painting. An older woman and a child are to the right and in the background are three more figures.
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Date: 1880~
Creator: Chardin, Paul-Louis-Léger

The Royal Arms Jubilant

Description: Queen Victoria, a lion picking his teeth, a unicorn, coat of arms, champagne, flags, meat on a platter, seascape, boats in the distance are all pictured in this satirical cartoon from the weekly magazine, St. Stephen's Review.
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Date: 1887
Creator: Mecham, William

Casa Vicens

Description: The facade of the house shows the color and many textural patterns. The windows are dressed with a variety of balconies and grids.
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Date: 1883/1889
Creator: Gaudí, Antoni
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Casa Vicens

Description: A small cupid sits atop a window ledge with the alternating pattern of white tiles and flowered tiles behind.
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Date: 1883/1889
Creator: Gaudí, Antoni
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Casa Vicens

Description: The view is a close detail of the winged dragon like creature atop the fence and behind can be seen the yellow flowery design on the blue-green ground of the ceramic tiles.
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Date: 1883/1889
Creator: Gaudí, Antoni
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Casa Vicens

Description: The close detail view is of the exterior facade and shows the yellow flower decorated ceramic tiles and the wrought iron fence with its flower decorations.
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Date: 1883/1889
Creator: Gaudí, Antoni
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Casa Vicens

Description: The view is of the corner of the house with a close view of colored ceramic tiles and textures.
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Date: 1883/1889
Creator: Gaudí, Antoni
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Casa Vicens

Description: The close view of the exterior of the building shows the detail of the alternating flowered ceramic tiles with plain white tiles as well as two small cupids that sit on a ledge. A vertical stained glass window is also shown.
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Date: 1883/1889
Creator: Gaudí, Antoni
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Casa Vicens

Description: In this view the rough undressed stone is visible juxtaposed next to the rough red brick and the smooth decorative ceramic tiles.
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Date: 1883/1889
Creator: Gaudí, Antoni
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Casa Vicens

Description: The view is of one of the turrets and the juxtaposition of colorful ceramic tiles laid on the rough red bricks.
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Date: 1883/1889
Creator: Gaudí, Antoni
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Autumn in Bruges

Description: A body of water is crossed with a bridge and buildings in the background are reflected in the water. Small brushstrokes of many colors are juxtaposed in an impressionistic manner.
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Date: 1880/1899~
Creator: Coppens, Omer