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Object Name Dress
Date ca. 1950
Description Woman's 1-piece dress. White linen with applied white cord decoration of meandering lines and flowers studded with pearls (flowers at neckline are cut out and lined with net). Sleeveless, with scalloped boat neckline, bust darts, fitted waist, and street-length A-line skirt. Side zipper closure. Belt is self-fabric covered over artificial leather interior. Cloth label inside hem: " henry a. / Conder".
(Keywords: Fashion, Twentieth Century, New York)
Acquisition Gift of Rosalie Litinsky
Ownership and History This dress was worn by Rosalie (Mord) Litinsky (1910-1993) of Staten Island, daughter of Marie (Isaacs) Mord and Reuben Mord. Prior to her marriage, Rosalie Mord worked as a social worker at Staten Island Hospital. She married Dr. Henry Litinsky in 1938, and in 1947 they moved to 65 Rose Avenue in New Dorp, where Dr. Litinsky also maintained his medical office.
Earliest Date 1947
Latest Date 1955
Maker Henry A. Conder
Subjects Clothing & dress
Lexicon Sub-category Clothing -- Outerwear
Associated People Litinsky, Rosalie (Mord)
Catalog Number 84.056.0002.A-B
Support Acknowledgment Online Collections Database record made possible by The Coby Foundation, 2009.
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