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Christening Gown

Description: Christening gown of white cotton batiste. Yoke is vertical bands of drawn work and eyelet in pineapple(?) pattern. Bottom of yoke has ruffle of scalloped eyelet lace. Long sleeves have ruffled hem matching yoke. Ruched at back waist. Rounded neckline is bound and trimmed in lace. Skirt has 14 rows of drawn work with 3" scalloped eyelet trim in floral pattern at hem. Center back closure of two buttons on yoke with draw strings at neckline and back ruching.
Date: 1870
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Comic Map of Europe

Description: Caricature figures are arranged to create the shapes of each European country.
Access: Restricted to UNT Community Members. Login required if off-campus.
Date: 1870~
Creator: Rose, Frederick
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

The Congressional Globe: Containing the Debates and Proceedings of the Second Session Forty-First Congress; Together with an Appendix, Embracing the Laws Passed at that Session

Description: The Congressional Globe contains the records for sessions of the U.S. Congress including summaries of proceedings, letters, speeches, and some legislation for the Senate and House of Representatives.
Date: 1870
Creator: United States. Congress.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

The Congressional Globe: Containing the Debates and Proceedings of the Second Session Forty-First Congress; Together with an Appendix, Embracing the Laws Passed at that Session

Description: The Congressional Globe contains the records for sessions of the U.S. Congress including summaries of proceedings, letters, speeches, and some legislation for the Senate and House of Representatives.
Date: 1870
Creator: United States. Congress.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

The Congressional Globe: Containing the Debates and Proceedings of the Second Session Forty-First Congress; Together with an Appendix, Embracing the Laws Passed at that Session

Description: The Congressional Globe contains the records for sessions of the U.S. Congress including summaries of proceedings, letters, speeches, and some legislation for the Senate and House of Representatives.
Date: 1870
Creator: United States. Congress.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

The Congressional Globe: Containing the Debates and Proceedings of the Second Session Forty-First Congress; Together with an Appendix, Embracing the Laws Passed at that Session

Description: The Congressional Globe contains the records for sessions of the U.S. Congress including summaries of proceedings, letters, speeches, and some legislation for the Senate and House of Representatives.
Date: 1870
Creator: United States. Congress.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

The Congressional Globe: Containing the Debates and Proceedings of the Second Session Forty-First Congress; Together with an Appendix, Embracing the Laws Passed at that Session

Description: The Congressional Globe contains the records for sessions of the U.S. Congress including summaries of proceedings, letters, speeches, and some legislation for the Senate and House of Representatives.
Date: 1870
Creator: United States. Congress.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

The Congressional Globe: Containing the Debates and Proceedings of the Second Session Forty-First Congress; Together with an Appendix, Embracing the Laws Passed at that Session

Description: The Congressional Globe contains the records for sessions of the U.S. Congress including summaries of proceedings, letters, speeches, and some legislation for the Senate and House of Representatives.
Date: 1870
Creator: United States. Congress.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

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
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

[Geo. P. Rowell & Co's American Newspaper Directory, containing Accurate lists of all the newspapers and periodicals published in the United States and Territories, and the Dominion of Canada, and British Colonies of North America; together with a description of the towns and cities in which they are published, 1870]

Description: American Newspaper Directory contains 3 sections which include, The Men Who Advertise; American Newspaper Rate-Book; and American Newspaper Directory. General Index starts on page 353; Index to Advertising begins on page 5; Index to Newspaper Rate-Book begins on page 211; Index to Newspapers and Periodicals begins on page 613.
Date: 1870
Creator: Geo. P. Rowell & Co.
Partner: UNT Libraries

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
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

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
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

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
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Mitts

Description: Mitts of black lace, scalloped edges at finger openings, chevron pattern on the hands, repeating geometric motif on sleeves; elbow length.
Date: 1870/1979
Creator: Unknown
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Tea gown

Description: Formal tea gown of green print cotton in multicolored floral print and pink satin cuffs, bodice and tucks at side. Watteau pleats down center back. Long sleeves with 6-1/2" fitted cuffs. Slightly trained. Lined in olive green polished cotton; boning at waist.
Date: 1870/1880
Creator: Unknown
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design