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Material: textile. Size: 11" square. Description: white linen - violet, purple, and brown embroidered floral spray design across half of square - several embroidered petals scattered over other half.


Light Brown Polished Cotton Blouse. Material: textile, metal. Size: 15 1/2" W. x 15" L. Description: light brown fine polished cotton with overall design of same color shiny polka dots; lined with brown cambric cotton; high square necklinel; set-in front panel of narrow horizontal tucks; four vertical rows of tucking from front bodice over shoulder to back waistline; 4" W. band at bottom edge to tuck into skirt waistband; back closure with hooks and eyes from neckline to waistline.

Print, Photographic

Wedding Portrait. Two black and white photographs, unidentified; (b) wedding portrait of two women in light colored dresses and two men in dark suits; photographed by Hellebo, Janesville, Minn.; (c) group portrait of six men, five women, and one boy; also photographed by Hellebo, Janesville, Minn.; top corners of (c) frame missing.

Photograph, crayon portrait

Young Man in Oval Portrait. 14" x 19" hand-colored black and white oval portrait of a young man with dark hair parted on left and a curl in middle of forehead, dark goatee, dark suit, vest, white shirt and plaid tie. Unidentified. Photo is damaged, a section of the top is missing.

Bonnet, Indoor

Crocheted Dust Cap. Material: textile. Size: 11" W. around back of cap x 18 1/2" L. around face of cap. Description: ecru silk knitted cap, 6" W. circular lace design at crown, 1 1/4" W. lace edging around face opening of cap; spaces for adjusting ribbon around face opening (missing).


PLACEHOLDER Material: textile. Size: 21 3/4" W. x 31 3/4" L. Description: white cotton muslin - seamed across bottom and one side to form tube - 3" W. white lacy edging along open end - three rows of 1/4" W. tucking around cases.

Slip, Baptismal

Material: textile. Size: 36" W. x 42 1/2" L. Color and description: white fine cotton - sleeveless - shoulder straps - scoop neckline - back closure with four buttons (missing) and a 6" L. placket below waistline - 5 3/4" W. embroidered scalloped ruffle around bottom edge.

Document, Photographic

Captain George T. White. 29" x 22" Civil War poster, hand-written with 28 photographs affixed; each photograph is identified with name and rank, in handwriting under each one (See Accession #1.88.263b for picture of entire poster); also handwritten are the 114 members of Company "F" of the 10th Minnesota Volunteer Infantry. Title is hand lettered and glued to main poster, "Memorial Groupe and Roll of Company 'F', 10th Minnesota Vol. Infantry, McMillan's Brigade, 16th A.C., 1862-1865." Volunteer ... more

Document, Photographic

continued from #1.88.263a, the list of soldiers from Waseca County: Privates: Newkirk, Jacob; Norent, George W.; Northrup, J.R.; Northrup, George; Nock, George; Pickett, J. Y.; Preston, Samuel; Wood, P.J.D.; Louis, Lafayette; Wilsey, A.R.; McCabe, William; McCabe, John; Quiggle, Robert; Rice, John. Volunteers from Houston County: Second Captain James Gorman; First Lieutenant (Captain of Co. 'E') E.H. Kennedy; Second Lieutenant James Flanagan; Second Orderly Sargeant Francis Brown; Fourth Orderly ... more


Material: textile. Size: 12 1/2" W. x 22 1/2" L. Description: gray angora wool - blue wool trim - knit cap trimmed with blue crocheted scallops - navy blue silk ribbon ties (4 1/2" W. x 20" L.) - 7" W. navy blue bow trim on top front bonnet. (Ribbons are very stressed and shredded, but hood is in good condition.)


Material: textile. Size: 52" W. x 56" L. Description: black wool challis - 14 1/2" W. red, lavender, purple, greens, blue, gold, brown and white paisley stripe extends around center of shawl - 6" W. fringe edging. Immigration.

Bag, Medical

Doctor's Bag. Material: leather, textile, metal. Size: 7" W. x 16" L. x 9" deep. Description: black grained leather - brown kid and tan sateen lining - interior side pocket - interior partitioned strap in place for holding small items - one short leather handle strap across top - metal top frame - closure at top with three metal catches - written inside: "#8274" - masking tape marker on outside: "#1598" - gold letters on outside: "R.H.D." - worn and scuffed inside and out.


Material: textile. Size: 10" W. x 21" L. x 3 1/2" W. x 21" L. ties. Description: black angora wool head scarf - black silk taffeta ties - oval design fits over top of head - black silk ribbon side ruching.


Material: textile. Size: 13" W. x 65" L. Description: black silk chiffon rectangle - three rows of black double knit fabric form a 3/4" W. border on long sides.

Purse, coin

Black Knit Coin Sock. Material: textile, metal and glass. Size: 3" W. x 13 1/2" L. Description: black cotton knit sock trimmed with purple designs and clear beads fashioned with a coin pouch at each end; a 2 3/4" L. slot in center for coin insertion to either pouch; 3/4" W. metal ring slides over opening; one end is trimmed with four rows of clear decorative beading and bead fringe, other end trimmed with a bead tassel.


Red Wool Underskirt. Material: textile, metal and mother-of-pearl. Size: 34" W. x 31 1/2" L. (made for 32" waist). Description: red, black, brown cotton and wool half-slip; red wool skirt encircled with black plaid at lower edge and black horizontal grosgrain ribbon band at hip level; 13" L. left side placket closes with two sets of hooks and eyes and one 3/8" W. dark-colored mother-of-pearl button; 1 1/2" W. band of brown sateen cotton reinforces the waistband.


Purse. Material: leather, metal. Size: 10" W. x 13 1/2" L. x 2 3/4" deep. Description: black, pebble textured leather; tan smooth leather lining; gold metal frame at top of purse; top closure in frame with two metal ball snaps - frame engraved with ornate corners; attached metal tag engraved: "Mae"; monogramed M.A.E.; black leather carrying strap (5/8" W. x 14 1/2" L.) fastened to metal frame; outside pocket (4" W. x 7 1/2" L.) closes with snaps in a foldover flap; inside open pocket extends ... more


Material: textile. Size: 20" W. across back neckline - 22" L. around face opening. Description: black wool knit - designed with a knit ruffled appearance - 3" W. double layer border around face - 5" W. neck ruffle - black wool drawstring at back neckline ties in a bow ending in 1 1/4" diameter pompoms - black wool fleece lining - 1 1/2" W. x 20" L. black silk grosgrain ribbon ties extend from each side.

Card, Trade

Material: paper. Size: 4 3/4" W. x 7" L. Description: multicolored trade card - front side graphic: girl in lavender coat and white cap ringing large set of small bells beside a crescent moon and a church steeple silhouette - printed information: "Woolson Spice Co. wishes you a Merry Christmas" - reverse: blue printing, advertising "Lion Coffee, Woolson Spice Company, Toledo, Ohio".

Print, Photographic Cabinet Card

Iowa Child. 3 7/8" x 5 1/2" cabinet card portrait photograph of a small child; unidentified; about one year old; dressed in white christening gown; photographed by Elliott, Marion IA.; photo mounted on dark green matboard; faded highlights; unusual close-up, eyes have been retouched.


Material: textile. Size: 8" diameter with 1 1/4" W. fringe edging. Description: white linen damask - center floral design.

Print, Photographic Cabinet Card

Ida Johnson. 3 3/4" x 5 1/2" black and white cabinet card portrait photograph of a young woman; backside note, "Ida Johnson . . . Ill. (Illinois?); she is standing with her left hand on newel post of stairs prop of studio setting; wearing a black dress and jacket with large white bow at neck; photographed by Sower, Waseca, Minn.


Black Felt Cape. Material: textile and metal. Size: 43" W. at hemline x 40 1/2" L. Description: black heavy wool felt with felt floral appliques stitched with brown thread; decorative hemstitching extends down the back, over each shoulder and from back neckline to design; ruffled collar with four felt appliques; front closure with four heavy large hooks & eyes.


Black Bonnet with Ties. Material: textile. Description: black heavy fabric with black ribbon ties; designed with a wide front brim and a neck cover piece.


Black Cotton Expandable Opening Wrist Purse. Material: textile, metal. Size: 4 1/8" W. x 10 7/8" L. Description: black cotton weave; silver metal beaded diamond pattern; 1 1/2" W. silver metal beaded loop fringe along bottom edge; metal expandable opening frame at top with a ring on each side; flap closure over top; filigree metal top contains red diamond shaped stone; black ribbon carrying handle attached on each side.