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Columbus Silk Hankie for Worlds Fair Chicago. Dated 1893

Columbus Silk Hankie for Worlds Fair Chicago. Dated by chalcroft, $28.00

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Evening dress, 1883. Printed silk moiré, faille, lace. Charles Frédérick Worth, France. Made for and worn by Fannie Farwell, American, age 19 in 1883. Chicago History Museum: Costume and Textile Collection

Evening dress, 1883. Printed silk moiré, faille, lace. Charles Frédérick Worth, France. Made for and worn by Fannie Farwell, American, age 19 in 1883. Chicago History Museum: Costume and Textile Collection

Strings and drums: Kitagawa Utamaro's Drums and Shamisen, no date (mid to late 18th to early 19th century). Color woodblock print; aiban. In the collection of the Art Institute of Chicago.

Boots Date 1883 Description Boots, high-button style, of dark red silk satin brocade with black kidskin vamp, quarter, and baby French heel. Kidskin is decorated with cut-out pattern of rhododendron leaves underlaid with gold-colored kid. Scallop-edge closure along side with circular brass buttons. Costume and Textile Collection, Chicago History Museum