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Fan

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.
Date: 1870/1879

For the Dance

Description: The young girl is depicted in profile. She is wearing a orange/red striped dress with a flowered overskirt, a hat, fingerless gloves and holds a green fan.
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Date: 1879
Creator: Greenaway, Kate

Girl's Dress

Description: Girl's dress of blue calico cotton with white print. Stand up collar. Inset waist with long, gathered skirt. Long sleeves gathered at wrist with drawstrings. Center front opening with 8 button closure. Bodice lined with what may be sugar sack fabric; skirt unlined. Skirt is 33" long with 22" waist.
Date: 1870/1900

Jacket

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).
Date: 1870
Creator: Worth, Charles Frederick, 1826–1895

A Lady and a Harp

Description: The vertically oriented painting depicts a seated woman wearing a long green skirt and a black jacket gazing to her left at a harp and music stand.
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Date: 1870~
Creator: Stevens, Alfred

Little Girl in a Blue Armchair

Description: Oil painting depicting a girl wearing a light-colored dress in a blue chair. A small dog is sleeping on a matching chair on the left side of the image and other blue chairs are visible in the background.
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Date: 1878
Creator: Cassatt, Mary

Mi-gyaung

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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Date: 1875/1899~

Morning in the Tropics

Description: Bright sun shines into the body of water that is surrounded by heavy woods and vegetation.
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Date: 1877
Creator: Church, Frederic Edwin

Orange Trees

Description: A painting of a man and woman relaxing beneath orange trees.
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Date: 1878
Creator: Caillebotte, Gustave

Shoes

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"
Date: [1876..1890]
Creator: Mayer & Stern

Skiffs

Description: A painting of people canoeing on a river or lake.
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Date: 1877
Creator: Caillebotte, Gustave