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Call #:
1981.17.2
Title:
Shawl
Collection type:
Costume
Author/Creator :
  • maker not researched
  • Date:
    1920
    Object type:
    3: Personal Artifacts; Clothing, Outerwear; Shawl
    Materials:
    fibre, silk
    Medium:
    Embroidery
    Place of production/origin:
    Spain,
    Description:
    White silk shawl with four large groups of flowers and leaves embroidered also in white and a 4.25" plain border and then 18" white knotted fringe.
    Dimensions:
    Height:51 in x Width:47 in
    --or--
    Height:129.6 cm x Width:119.4 cm
    Subjects:
    McAusland, Grace, Miss
    Clothing and dress
    Fashion

    United States of America (USA)
    Research Notes:
    Worn by Miss Grace McAusland.
    Provenance:
    Gift of Miss McAusland
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    Call #:
    1981.17.3
    Title:
    Shawl
    Collection type:
    Costume
    Author/Creator :
  • maker not researched
  • Date:
    1920
    Object type:
    3: Personal Artifacts; Clothing, Outerwear; Shawl
    Materials:
    fibre, silk
    Place of production/origin:
    Spain,
    Description:
    Red circular piece of silk crepe with tied very long fringe in red, dyed black half way up.
    Dimensions:

    Diameter:47 in
    Subjects:
    McAusland, Grace, Miss
    Clothing and dress
    Fashion

    United States of America (USA)
    Research Notes:
    Worn by Miss Grace McAusland
    Provenance:
    Gift of Miss McAusland
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    Call #:
    1981.18.1
    Title:
    Fichu
    Collection type:
    Costume
    Author/Creator :
  • maker not researched
  • Date:
    1850-1860
    Object type:
    3: Personal Artifacts; Clothing Accessory; Fichu
    Materials:
    fibre, linen
    Description:
    Taupe, triangular fichu of delicate machine linen netting with flowers at center, border of scalloped edges ~6" deep.
    Dimensions:
    Height:110 in x Width:52 in
    --or--
    Height:279.4 cm x Width:132.1 cm
    Subjects:
    Field family
    Clothing and dress
    Fashion

    United States of America (USA)
    Providence
    Research Notes:
    Descended in Field Family
    Provenance:
    Gift of Mrs. S. Hazen Shea
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    Call #:
    1981.18.2
    Title:
    Fichu
    Collection type:
    Costume
    Author/Creator :
  • maker not researched
  • Date:
    1850-1860
    Object type:
    3: Personal Artifacts; Clothing -- Accessory; Fichu
    Materials:
    fibre, linen
    Description:
    Cream, long scarf of linen machine netting with needlework all over edge is scalloped. Center strip is 4.5" wide with wreath and flower motif design in white.
    Dimensions:
    Height:10.5 in x Width:81 in
    --or--
    Height:26.7 cm x Width:205.8 cm
    Subjects:
    Field family
    Clothing and dress
    Fashion

    United States of America (USA)
    Providence
    Research Notes:
    Donor is descendant of Field family.
    Provenance:
    Gift of Mrs. S. Hazen Shea
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    Call #:
    1981.19.1A
    Title:
    Wedding Dress
    Collection type:
    Costume
    Author/Creator :
  • Covel, Georgia - Dressmaker
  • Date:
    1921
    Object type:
    3: Personal Artifacts; Clothing, Outerwear; Gown, Wedding
    Materials:
    fibre, silk
    Medium:
    Sewn
    Place of production/origin:
    United States,
    Description:
    Ivory/golden silk satin handkerchief skirt comes to points and opens at sides with ruching at waistband and eight pearl clusters in twos. The top has a deep wrap and snap closure with embroidered net as central panel which is the same as the sleeves and back. To be worn with a slip.
    Dimensions:
    Height:41 in x Width:13 in
    --or--
    Height:104.2 cm x Width:33.1 cm
    Subjects:
    Brow, Lymward, Mrs.
    Covel, Georgia
    Weddings
    Clothing and dress
    Fashion
    Research Notes:
    Worn by Mrs. Lynward H. Brow.
    Provenance:
    Gift of Mrs. Lymward Brow , 1981
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    Call #:
    1981.19.1B
    Title:
    Wedding Dress Slip
    Collection type:
    Costume
    Author/Creator :
  • Covel, Georgia - Dressmaker
  • Date:
    1921
    Object type:
    3: Personal Artifacts; Clothing -- Underwear; Slip
    Materials:
    fibre, silk
    Medium:
    Sewn
    Place of production/origin:
    United States,
    Description:
    Ivory/golden silk satin narrow skirt with 1.5" webbing as waistband with two hooks and eyes for closure and four snaps down the back. Meant to be worn under 1981.19.1A.
    Dimensions:
    Height:34 in x Width:13.25 in
    --or--
    Height:86.4 cm x Width:33.7 cm
    Subjects:
    Brow, Lymward, Mrs.
    Covel, Georgia
    Weddings
    Clothing and dress
    Fashion
    Research Notes:
    Worn by Mrs. Lynward H. Brow.
    Provenance:
    Gift of Mrs. Lymward Brow , 1981
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    Call #:
    1981.19.1C
    Title:
    Headband for Wedding Veil
    Collection type:
    Costume
    Author/Creator :
  • maker not researched
  • Date:
    1921
    Object type:
    3: Personal Artifacts; Clothing, Headwear; Headband
    Materials:
    metal
    plastic
    fibre
    Place of production/origin:
    United States,
    Description:
    Headband with pearl beads of various sizes and two roundels either side all affixed to narrow wire edged in ribbon covered in white netting. Part of wedding set 1981.19.1A and B.
    Dimensions:

    Diameter:7.5 in
    Subjects:
    Brow, Lymward, Mrs.
    Weddings
    Clothing and dress
    Fashion
    Research Notes:
    Worn by Mrs. Lynward H. Brow.
    Provenance:
    Gift of Mrs. Lymward Brow , 1981
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    Call #:
    1982.4.1
    Title:
    Straw Fan
    Collection type:
    Museum
    Author/Creator :
  • maker not researched
  • Object type:
    3: Personal Artifacts; Personal Gear; Fan
    Materials:
    fibre, palm
    Description:
    Fan made of golden yellow dried palm fronds in a tear-drop shape with frond handle, radiating ribs.
    Dimensions:
    Height:15.375 in
    --or--
    Height:39.1 cm
    Diameter:11.125 in
    Subjects:
    Fashion
    Fans
    Dress accessories
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    Call #:
    1969.81.8856
    Title:
    Jay Kroll - Beach Party #7 / Fashion Show; Guitar Trio in Roger Williams Park /
    Collection type:
    FILM
    Author/Creator :
  • WJAR-TV (Television station : Providence, R.I.)
  • WJAR-TV (Television station : Providence, R.I.)
  • Date:
    [1963-08-??]
    Object type:
    Television series;
    Materials:
    Triacetate 16mm
    Description:
    Black and White; Optical Sound / 24:15
    Dimensions:
    Notes/Special Measurements:400'
    Subjects:
    Kroll, Jay
    Roger Williams Park Museum
    Fashion
    Parks - Rhode Island
    Providence (R.I.)
    Provenance:
    Gift of the Outlet Communication Inc. WJAR
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    Call #:
    1971.95.31
    Title:
    [Beauty contest]
    Collection type:
    FILM
    Author/Creator :
  • Petrillo, Anthony
  • Date:
    [ca. 1950-1955]
    Object type:
    Daily News;
    Materials:
    Pos. B&W Si.
    Triacetate 16mm
    Dimensions:
    Notes/Special Measurements:100'
    Subjects:
    Fashion
    Collection:
    Tony Petri Studios Collection [Petri Collection]
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