Bertha

American
Early 20th century


Object Place: USA

Accession Number

54.625

Medium or Technique

Chiffon, Irish crochet

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Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

A bertha of shite chiffon trimmed with Irish crochet, outer edge scalloped, neck edge with points extending into ground, regularly spaced medallions of Irish crochet in ground, flowers throughout ground made of pink and white ribbon and chiffon, white silk braid and gold beads; paper label: E.T. Slattery reduced from $30-$15.

Provenance

Belonged to Alice Gould Hawes, died about 1910.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. L. Earle Rowe