Browse Items (70 total)

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Black velvet and gold lamé bolero with stand-up collar and black, white, and clear beading in floral pattern on gold metallic thread lace applique at neckline, front, and cuffs; narrow beading on lamé band at sleeve cap and all edges; concealed zip…

Multicolored teal brocade jacket with decorative leaf woven design and five front hidden snaps. Jacket if fully lined with peach and white plaid. Pink corded piping technique all over jacket hemline.

Two piece wool skirt suit in bright Prussian blue. Jacket: Rounded notch lapel. Top stitching at waist and three button fastening. Skirt: Lined, knee-length straight skirt with side zipper and clasp fastening at waist.

White cotton heavy twill weave top-stitched no-close jacket with stand-up collar and two front welt pockets. Garment is fully lined in silk.

Black lace jacket with navy blue silk taffeta pleated collar and cuffs, set in sleeves, center back seam, two double pointed darts each side at front, navy covered buttons over covered snaps and hook and eye closure. Front and hem edges are…

Black and white silk shantung print, single-breasted jacket with two front gold buttons along with the initials "JF" as the button detail. Multi-paneled fit & flare dress with black and white abstract printed shantung embroidered onto black shantung…

Taupe double-faced wool suit jacket and skirt. Jacket is single-breasted with patch pockets and notched lapel. No closure at front. Two-button cuffs. Matching knee-length skirt with a straight silhouette, pin-tucks at waist front and darts at waist…

Matching blue double-faced wool jacket and skirt. Jacket is single-breasted with three button closure and black velvet trim at the lapel and decorative pocket flaps. Skirt has a straight silhouette in four panels. Midi length. Pin tucks at waist…

Rust, black, and gray houndstooth wide lapel two-button, double vent men's wool sports jacket with welt handkerchief pocket and front patch pockets; there are three wool welt interior pockets.

Blue, gray, black, and orange plaid wide lapel two-button, double vent men's wool sports jacket with welt handkerchief and front pockets plus three interior wool welt pockets; cuff buttons (four each sleeve) are non-functional. Trousers are light…

Black wool crepe v-neck, 3/4" sleeve empire waist dress with pleats at sleeve caps and below darts at front waist, side zipper closure.

Waist-length racer jacket with high band collar, shoulder yoke (front and back), paneled bodice, two-piece sleeves with banded cuff. Closures are 5/8" ivory metal snaps running along center front (5 snaps), waistband (2), collar (2), and cuffs (2).…

Emerald green wool crepe tunic dress lined in emerald green silk charmeuse. Front is asymmetrical with an overlapping panel held along center front by three oversized black acrylic buttons set in stitched buttonholes, and two fabric-covered snaps…

Straight tunic dress with striking miter seams joining at a straight angle along with front panel and sleeves. Fabric is striped unevenly with aubergine and olive green stripes on a drab background, with a thin stripe of silver Lurex running only…

Striped gray gabardine and black broadcloth tunic dress with skirting block starting at high hip. Scarf neck treatment with oversized black placket closing the garment at center front in an asymmetrical row of three black acrylic buttons set in…

Gray, charcoal, and pumpkin windowpane wool twill skirt suit. Jacket is single breasted with a wide notched collar, elastic tunnel cinched side and back waist from princess line to princess line, gray sued belt, 6 covered button, and buttonhole front…

Multicolored striped chiffon floor-length dress with a twisted asymmetrical halter strap running from a twisted breast piece. Gathered skirting falls from a bodice panel intersecting with a natural waist. Bodice is mounted on boning running along the…

Khaki wool gabardine with no visible closures at the front, but four gold-painted plastic buttons set in functional bound buttonholes at the back, two per side, tacking downside vents below the waistline. Garment is secured via a grosgrain belt sewn…

Deep V-neck bordered with broad (4.75") black viscose velvet bands overlapping below the breast line and running around the body at waist and center back neck. Bodice consists of micro-leopard print silk chiffon ("mousseline") lined with flesh color…

Brown silk chiffon and wool crepe floor-length, long-sleeve evening gown. The entire front and back bodice are made of two layers of fabric: a thin layer of silk chiffon floating over an opaque layer of chocolate brown wool crepe. The silk chiffon is…

Navy blue floor-length dress with beaded bodice, and trompe-l'oeil cardigan embellished between princess seams with alternating horizontal rows of white acrylic beads, white acrylic pearls, and silver sequins. Vertical pleats run along the bodice and…

Floor-length dress made of hand-painted, lavender silk chiffon, with iridescent beading (feather and rosette shaped), acrylic pearls, white and red flatbacks. Neck treatment is a broad round opening in a slit and tied with a cordon, embellished with…

Donor note: Traditional Portuguese women's Festival Dance Costume. Red, black, and white striped wool full skirt with black hemline border hand embellished with multi-colored flowers; matching weskit with lacings. Red wool apron with multi-colored…

Donor note: Traditional Afghan maroon velvet women's dress with elaborate gold braid embroidery in a large front bodice panel, at edges of sleeves and hemline and in medallions on skirt and sleeves.

Donor note: Traditional Algerian long caftan dress of orange jacquard synthetic textile with purple, green, white and black embroidery and black fringe on yoke, sleeve, front, and hem.

Donor note: Traditional Algerian long caftan dress of white jacquard synthetic textile with red, gold, green, and black braid embroidery on yoke, sleeve, front, and hem; hand-twisted red, green, white, and black yarn cord tie belt.

Donor note: Scarf for Algerian white caftan dress; red hand-woven cotton with gold and black stripes and embroidered braid in blue, gold, green, black and white on one side.

Donor note: Black handwoven cotton three panel Quiche Mayan Huipil (blouse) from Chichicastenango, Guatemala. Traditional sun collar neckline embroidery and multi-colored Mayan geometric and native people handwoven designs front and back.

Designer note: Black coarse handwoven cotton knee-length jacket with kimono sleeve and intricate multi-colored floral embroidery on upper front and back. Designed by Kay King using a native Guatemalan huipil (blouse).

Donor Note: Backstrap handloomed highly prized Guatemalan purple striped Huipil (blouse) from the village of Santiago Atitlan. Magnificently embellished front and back with Audubon quality detailed and vividly colored embroidered birds of many…

Donor note: Tanzanian hand-woven green, red, pink and gold Kikoi with hand-knotted fringe; traditionally worn sarong-style by men on the coast of East Africa.

Donor note: Extremely rare Guatemalan vintage San Mateo Ixtatan Huipil (blouse) with very heavy geometric sunburst design and huge floral embroidery in vivid colored wool yarn. Bright pink cotton ruffled collar with ric rac, braid and lace trim.

Donor note: Self fabric fringed orange, brown, gold and green silk evening shrug with brown velvet tubular sleeve fringe. Coordinating glass bead bib necklace with fringe and flower design in matching colors.

Donor note: Navy synthetic textile made into a traditional Bedouin dress with intricate red cotton cross-stitch embroidery on the front, back and sleeves with yellow accents.

Donor note: Traditional cotton folk costume from Transylvania, now part of Hungary. Black pleated wrap skirt with diamond design incorporated into the pleating. Black pleated apron and short bolero vest with ornate red, green, yellow, and white…

Donor note: Standard Egyptian white cotton male peasant jellabiya purchased in the Khan al Khalili souk in Cairo.

Donor note: Custom made in Ethiopia, Western style dress and stole of white, gauze, fully-lined, edge-trimmed with black linen and pink khaki green braid.

Donor note: Traditional multicolored cotton striped Guatemalan Huipil (blouse) from Antigua with mixture of pattern elements from Chiapas made of wool embroidered pink, yellow and purple flowers and turquoise, orange birds at the front and back.

Donor note: Tanzanian hand screen printed red, gold, black and white Adult Kanga worn by women in East Africa, a traditional Swahili piece of cotton cloth printed with a Swahili proverb: "Mtoto kwa mama hakui" meaning "A child to the mother, is…

Donor note: White cotton tunic and skirt with handwoven floral work and glass beads along with geometric thread work in the hemline.

Donor note: Black rayon Hmong stole with yellow and pink floral patchwork and navy blue cotton printed in the back bodice and long front with pink, yellow, green geometric embroidery patterns and yellow and pink yarn fringe.

Donor note: Multicolored Hmong pleated cotton skirt handwoven with pink, yellow, green, white lines and triangular shapes. The top portion of the skirt is navy blue cotton printed design.

Donor note: Black Bedouin dress with blue embroidered cross-stitch patterns on the front and side sleeves.

Donor note: Multicolored Huipil (blouse) embroidered with yellow, blue, red, purple and pink thread formed into flower patterns.

Donor note: Handmade cowrie shell, Akha belt embroidered with beads and silver coins with an image of a Thai guarding lion.

Donor note: Yao black cotton dress with red ruff around the collar and two red tassel attached on side waistline.

Donor note: Black Bengaline Hmong men's jacket embellished with pink traditional Hmong pattern applique on the collar and reverse applique of the Hmong symbol of the sun on the back of the garment.

Donor note: Black canvas Lahu Jacket with red and blue canvas binding on edges of the garment and multicolored striped and diamond trim patterns on the sleeves, front and back bodice.

Donor note: Blue and red cotton Lisu jacket with an open front and multicolored striped and triangular trim patterns applique and pink embroidery.

Donor note: Black, cotton linen Lahu harem pants gathered at both waist and ankle with an elastic band. It has decorative traditional Lahu striped, square, and triangular trim patterns on both side pockets. There is also a decorative striped pattern…
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