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Name Danischewski, Ruth

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Dress -

Woman's 1-piece dress. Polyester fabric printed with a geometric design in purple, white, green, red, and yellow. Forward shoulder seam creates yoke effect in front; back is shaped by darts at back of neck. Neckline has turn-down collar. Full front opening has 12 clear plastic ball buttons, and one extra button under the collar with a corresponding thread loop at neckline. Long sleeves with cuffs. Self-fabric belt. Label inside neckline: "A / Leslie Fay / ORIGINAL"; a second label has care instructions; side seam label from ILGWU with "Made in U.S.A." Leslie Fay, a New York company founded by Fred P. Pomerantz in the 1940s, became known for moderately priced and stylishly conservative clothin

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Dress - Dress and Jacket

Woman's 1-piece polyester dress with matching jacket. Sleeveless dress has a patterned top in coral, gold, blue, pink, and white; round neckline with attached necktie; back zipper closure; faded label at neck; top is attached to a solid coral colored A-line skirt. Matching jacket is solid coral color with long sleeves and yoke and waist detail; wide lapels; 3-button front closure. (Keywords: Fashion, Twentieth Century, New York)

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Dress -

Woman’s 1-piece dress. Ribbed knit polyester fabric in bright yellow. Dress has a rounded neckline; full front opening with 9 yellow and gold-rimmed buttons; 2 rounded patch pockets in front; self-fabric covered belt with brass-colored metal buckle. Fabric label sewn inside neck with maker and size: "COUNTRY MISS / 14". (Keywords: Fashion, Twentieth Century, New York)

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Purse -

Crocheted tote bag. Bicentennial-themed color scheme with granny squares of pinkish-red, white, and blue yarns, joined together in horizontal stripes, with short handles of pinkish-red. Bag is 16 inches high by 16.5 inches wide. (Keywords: Fashion, Accessory, Twentieth Century, United States)