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Object Name Dress
Date ca. 1975
Description 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)
Acquisition Gift of Lorraine Danischewski
Ownership and History This shirtwaist dress was worn around 1975 by Ruth (Danielson) Danischewski (1929-2006). Mrs. Danischewski grew up on Decker Avenue in Port Richmond, Staten Island, graduated from Port Richmond High School in 1946, and received bachelor’s and master’s degrees from Wagner College. She was married in 1961 to E. Keith Danischewski and had two sons, Roy and Glen. The family lived on Hart Boulevard in West New Brighton. A schoolteacher for 33 years, Mrs. Danischewski spent much of her career at P.S. 46 in South Beach, Staten Island, retiring in 1990.
Earliest Date 1973
Latest Date 1977
Subjects Clothing & dress
Lexicon Sub-category Clothing -- Outerwear
Associated People Danischewski, Ruth
Catalog Number 08.001.0006.A-B
Support Acknowledgment Online Collections Database record made possible by the Staten Island Historical Society, June 2014.
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