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Historic Clothing Collection - White cotton dress with gigot sleeves, Portland, ca. 1828 - Page 1 of 2

White work (white embroidery on white fabric) is reminiscent of christening gowns or ceremonial items.

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John Martin: Expert Observer - Thomas White Dry Good Emporium, Bangor, 1864

Martin worked for Thomas White from July to the end of November 1861, even though the pay was quite low.

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Farmington: Franklin County's Shiretown - White's Graded School Series, Complete Arithmetic book, 1870

White's Graded School Series, Complete Arithmetic book, 1870 Contributed by Farmington Historical Society Description Complete Arithmetic…

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Historic Clothing Collection - 1910-1920 - Page 2 of 2

… period, there is a selection of variously styled white muslin 'lingerie' dresses in the collection, featuring white embroidery, bands of insertion…

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Historic Clothing Collection - Children's Wear

… quantity of 19th century baby and children’s white undergarments and clothing and select examples of everyday or more formal wear.

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Historic Clothing Collection - 1950-1960 - Page 1 of 4

… nearest to a teen bobby sockster’s dress is a white collared blue and white cotton gingham with a full gathered skirt and stiff net petticoat…

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Historic Clothing Collection - 1850-1870 - Page 4 of 4

Another white organdie, a ball dress, with short frill sleeves, boat neck, and a wide green waist sash, features a flat front skirt that spreads…

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Historic Clothing Collection - Organdy summer dress, ca. 1863 - Page 1 of 4

… Society Description This simple, plain white, unadorned organdy summer dress with a pleated crinoline skirt includes a matching petticoat.

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Historic Clothing Collection - 1930-1940 - Page 1 of 4

… be is seen in the comfortable easy elegance of a white woven, medium weight fluid rayon day dress and jacket.

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Historic Clothing Collection - 1970-1980 - Page 2 of 3

… synthetic double knit long sleeve purple, tan and white bold diagonal plaid with a belt and labelled "FELIX Portland." Several examples of mid 20th…

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Historic Clothing Collection - Mourning Clothing

… and when glossy silk, jet jewelry, touches of white, and half mourning (lavender) were acceptable.

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Historic Clothing Collection - 1830-1850 - Page 2 of 3

One is a white flower sprig design with gathered horizontal strips across the wide neck, puff, off-shoulder sleeves and a pelerine; and the other…

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Historic Clothing Collection - Gauze evening dress with silk sash, ca. 1865 - Page 1 of 4

This white evening dress reflected that fashion edict with its flat, plain front, and a skirt gathered at the back.

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Historic Clothing Collection - 1970-1980 - Page 1 of 3

There is a green and gold madras plaid cotton searsucker maxi skirt, and a white cotton pique skirt printed with an stylized design of navy, red, and…

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Historic Clothing Collection - 1950-1960 - Page 3 of 4

A tiny black and white check rustling nylon seersucker dress, with red piped details, pointed collar, dolman sleeves, red plastic belt, and very full…

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Historic Clothing Collection - 1850-1870 - Page 3 of 4

… worn with cage crinolines include: a green and white warp print dress, with red and pink floral print, pagoda sleeves, and double layered skirt; a…

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Historic Clothing Collection - 1800-1830 - Page 1 of 2

… important group of slender gowns made of simple white cottons and plain muslins, with woven stripes, and embroidered sprigs.

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Historic Clothing Collection - Eighteenth Century - Page 1 of 3

… with the newer, lighter style of design, an off-white ground, with dainty blue and white leafy serpentine stripes, and scattered floral sprays.

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Historic Clothing Collection - 1800-1830 - Page 2 of 2

Along this vein, however, there is a fine white satin gown with an undulating bias strip trimming the lower skirt, and applied satin leaf shapes…

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Historic Clothing Collection - 1900-1910 - Page 2 of 3

… bodice gown with a silk chiffon neckpiece; a white figured silk dress, with a standing collar and spreading cape-like detachable collar of crochet…

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Historic Clothing Collection - 1930-1940 - Page 3 of 4

… skirt, and short sleeved little top trimmed with white lace. Among other representative examples there is a slim fully lined, black and…

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Historic Clothing Collection - 1830-1850 - Page 3 of 3

… its pointed waist and piped edge front closure, a white damask dress provides a fine example of the 1840s into 1850s bodice.

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Historic Clothing Collection - 1960-1970 - Page 2 of 3

… nylon with areas of transparent burn out; and a straight white jacquard pique dress printed with a design of blobby primary colored shapes.

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Historic Clothing Collection - 1960-1970 - Page 3 of 3

… coat and round neck dress of a pale blue and white scrolling design matelassé synthetic; and a home sewn three quarter sleeve green synthetic…