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Object Name Dress
Alternate Name Dress and Jacket
Date 1975
Description 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)
Acquisition Gift of Lorraine Danischewski
Ownership and History Ruth Danischewski (1929-2006), a lifelong resident of Staten Island, wore this dress to her son Glen's 8th grade graduation in June 1978.

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 1975
Latest Date 1975
Subjects Clothing & dress
Lexicon Sub-category Clothing -- Outerwear
Associated People Danischewski, Ruth
Catalog Number 08.001.0004.A-B
Support Acknowledgment Online Collections Database record made possible by The Coby Foundation, 2009.
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