Reception gown, Jane E. Turner, New York, 1877. Two-piece dress of claret-colored velvet and taffeta with bustle and train. Self-covered buttons at center front with detail embroidery. Asymmetrically trimmed with draped swags, knotted cotton fringe and self-fabric bows. Hand- and machine-sewn. Miss Turner charged the client $128.33 for the dress, which she wore at a White House reception. Minnesota Historical Society
Evening gown, ca. 1910-1912. Debutante's dress with short train. White net studded with glass beads over grayish pink silk crepe chiffon over pale yellowish pink silk taffeta. Made by Helen Gjertsen, Dayton's (department store) dressmaker. Minnesota Historical Society.
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Day dress, Spettel Sisters, Saint Paul, MN, ca. 1907-11. One-piece gray dotted cotton with gray satin trim. Standing lace collar, full-length sleeves with lace below elbow, natural waist. Separate underskirt is brown polished cotton with a flounce of gray satin. Minnesota Historical Society
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