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Image of 2017.008.039 - Little Californians magazine clippings, May-June 1964. A series of modeling magazine ads of young girls. Each ad has a description and prices of outfits that are modeled by the young girls. Also includes duplicate pages of clippings, drafts of clippings, and a newspaper clipping with an image of three women as well as three children including a very young Vicky Semones. 

Located on the first page of JoAnn Semones clippings #1 scrapbook (2017.8.42.1).

2017.008.039 - Little Californians magazine clippings, May-June 1964. A series of modeling magazine ads of young girls. Each ad has a description and prices of outfits that are modeled by the young girls. Also includes duplicate pages of clippings, drafts of clippings, and a newspaper clipping with an image of three women as well as three children including a very young Vicky Semones. Located on the first page of JoAnn Semones clippings #1 scrapbook (2017.8.42.1).

Little Californians magazine clippings, May-June 1964. A series of modeling magazine ads of young girls. Each ad has a description and prices of outfits that are modeled by the young girls. Also includes duplicate pages of clippings, drafts of clippings, and a newspaper clipping with an image of three women as well as three children including a very young Vicky Semones. Located on the first page of JoAnn Semones clippings #1 scrapbook (2017.8.42.1).

Image of 1997.076.001 - Silk Scarf, c. 1930s Cream colored scarf made of silk and ivory. Includes white yarn tassels looped around the fabric with some knots on each side. Stitched along the outside borders of the scarf.

1997.076.001 - Silk Scarf, c. 1930s Cream colored scarf made of silk and ivory. Includes white yarn tassels looped around the fabric with some knots on each side. Stitched along the outside borders of the scarf.

Silk Scarf, c. 1930s Cream colored scarf made of silk and ivory. Includes white yarn tassels looped around the fabric with some knots on each side. Stitched along the outside borders of the scarf.

Image of 1999.068B - Woman's Army Corp (WAC) Skirt, 1940s. The skirt is in khaki brown, and made of cloth. It is stitched with a tan brown color border around the waist of the skirt with a small hole at the end with a round brown button. Part of the waist in the front where the small hole at the end meets the round brown button is stitched and held together by small metal hooks. On the inside of the waist, towards the front, written in black and bold in pen, the text reads "3136". In the middle of the skirt, there is a golden zipper down the middle with golden teeth that mesh and engage as the zipper passes the slider. The rest of the skirt has a bottom that has a rounded straight edge.

1999.068B - Woman's Army Corp (WAC) Skirt, 1940s. The skirt is in khaki brown, and made of cloth. It is stitched with a tan brown color border around the waist of the skirt with a small hole at the end with a round brown button. Part of the waist in the front where the small hole at the end meets the round brown button is stitched and held together by small metal hooks. On the inside of the waist, towards the front, written in black and bold in pen, the text reads "3136". In the middle of the skirt, there is a golden zipper down the middle with golden teeth that mesh and engage as the zipper passes the slider. The rest of the skirt has a bottom that has a rounded straight edge.

Woman's Army Corp (WAC) Skirt, 1940s. The skirt is in khaki brown, and made of cloth. It is stitched with a tan brown color border around the waist of the skirt with a small hole at the end with a round brown button. Part of the waist in the front where the small hole at the end meets the round brown button is stitched and held together by small metal hooks. On the inside of the waist, towards the front, written in black and bold in pen, the text reads "3136". In the middle of the skirt, there is a golden zipper down the middle with golden teeth that mesh and engage as the zipper passes the slider. The rest of the skirt has a bottom that has a rounded straight edge.

Image of 1977.029.004 - Lace Shawl, n.d.  Triangular shaped ecru-colored shawl is comprised of tule netting with two attached pieces of 3-4" handmade tatted ruffle along the point edges.  Tatting is in a floral and dot motif.

1977.029.004 - Lace Shawl, n.d. Triangular shaped ecru-colored shawl is comprised of tule netting with two attached pieces of 3-4" handmade tatted ruffle along the point edges. Tatting is in a floral and dot motif.

Lace Shawl, n.d. Triangular shaped ecru-colored shawl is comprised of tule netting with two attached pieces of 3-4" handmade tatted ruffle along the point edges. Tatting is in a floral and dot motif.

Image of 1982.005 - Larvex Sprayer, c. 1945. Blue and yellow metal tube with text, connected to pump with wooden handle, is connected with a screw top to a glass jar.  End of metal tube has raised metal ring with a rod inserted into the tube with a wooden handle.  The top of the metal tube has a raised ring with a raised center covered by a cap.  Beneath the tub is welded a metal screw cap that attaches to a cylindrical ridged glass jar.  The jar has "LARVEX" embossed on either side.  A tube extends through the jar from the metal tube. Printed on side of metal tube is "WAR EMERGENCY SPRAYER".

1982.005 - Larvex Sprayer, c. 1945. Blue and yellow metal tube with text, connected to pump with wooden handle, is connected with a screw top to a glass jar. End of metal tube has raised metal ring with a rod inserted into the tube with a wooden handle. The top of the metal tube has a raised ring with a raised center covered by a cap. Beneath the tub is welded a metal screw cap that attaches to a cylindrical ridged glass jar. The jar has "LARVEX" embossed on either side. A tube extends through the jar from the metal tube. Printed on side of metal tube is "WAR EMERGENCY SPRAYER".

Larvex Sprayer, c. 1945. Blue and yellow metal tube with text, connected to pump with wooden handle, is connected with a screw top to a glass jar. End of metal tube has raised metal ring with a rod inserted into the tube with a wooden handle. The top of the metal tube has a raised ring with a raised center covered by a cap. Beneath the tub is welded a metal screw cap that attaches to a cylindrical ridged glass jar. The jar has "LARVEX" embossed on either side. A tube extends through the jar from the metal tube. Printed on side of metal tube is "WAR EMERGENCY SPRAYER".

Image of 1986.038 - hawl, c. 1920s.  Peach colored silk shawl has 18" fringe in the form of knotted tassels attached around shawl's hem.  Shawl has double-sided machine embroidery throughout featuring two rows ea. of two large pink roses with two smaller ones in between and one just outside of each.  Ground has an embroidered fine throughout feathering smaller pink and yellow flowers.

1986.038 - hawl, c. 1920s. Peach colored silk shawl has 18" fringe in the form of knotted tassels attached around shawl's hem. Shawl has double-sided machine embroidery throughout featuring two rows ea. of two large pink roses with two smaller ones in between and one just outside of each. Ground has an embroidered fine throughout feathering smaller pink and yellow flowers.

hawl, c. 1920s. Peach colored silk shawl has 18" fringe in the form of knotted tassels attached around shawl's hem. Shawl has double-sided machine embroidery throughout featuring two rows ea. of two large pink roses with two smaller ones in between and one just outside of each. Ground has an embroidered fine throughout feathering smaller pink and yellow flowers.

Image of 1986.155 - Feather Capelet, n.d. Blush or champagne-colored feather capelet, designed to be worn wrapped around the shoulders. Three rows of feathers on blush-colored netting, also known as tulle. The feathers at the top or neck portion of the capelet are a different type than the bottom two rows of feathers, although the color matches exactly. The capelet has two rows of ribbon where the feather rows are attached to the tulle. The item appears to be hand-sewn. Two pieces of ribbon serve as the ties at the neck.

1986.155 - Feather Capelet, n.d. Blush or champagne-colored feather capelet, designed to be worn wrapped around the shoulders. Three rows of feathers on blush-colored netting, also known as tulle. The feathers at the top or neck portion of the capelet are a different type than the bottom two rows of feathers, although the color matches exactly. The capelet has two rows of ribbon where the feather rows are attached to the tulle. The item appears to be hand-sewn. Two pieces of ribbon serve as the ties at the neck.

Feather Capelet, n.d. Blush or champagne-colored feather capelet, designed to be worn wrapped around the shoulders. Three rows of feathers on blush-colored netting, also known as tulle. The feathers at the top or neck portion of the capelet are a different type than the bottom two rows of feathers, although the color matches exactly. The capelet has two rows of ribbon where the feather rows are attached to the tulle. The item appears to be hand-sewn. Two pieces of ribbon serve as the ties at the neck.

Image of 1988.067 - Ermine Scarf, c. 1890.  Ermine Scarf, c. 1890 White fur scarf with four spots of brown fur that extend the length of the collar on both sides. The four spots are in three rows with two spots on the bottom. The collar slightly widens in the middle, where it would lay on the nape of the neck, and widens at the ends of each side. There is a seam across the width in the middle of the collar. The inside of the collar is lined with cream colored floral fabric. The right side of the inside has a hexagonal strap  of the same cream colored floral fabric.

1988.067 - Ermine Scarf, c. 1890. Ermine Scarf, c. 1890 White fur scarf with four spots of brown fur that extend the length of the collar on both sides. The four spots are in three rows with two spots on the bottom. The collar slightly widens in the middle, where it would lay on the nape of the neck, and widens at the ends of each side. There is a seam across the width in the middle of the collar. The inside of the collar is lined with cream colored floral fabric. The right side of the inside has a hexagonal strap of the same cream colored floral fabric.

Ermine Scarf, c. 1890. Ermine Scarf, c. 1890 White fur scarf with four spots of brown fur that extend the length of the collar on both sides. The four spots are in three rows with two spots on the bottom. The collar slightly widens in the middle, where it would lay on the nape of the neck, and widens at the ends of each side. There is a seam across the width in the middle of the collar. The inside of the collar is lined with cream colored floral fabric. The right side of the inside has a hexagonal strap of the same cream colored floral fabric.

Image of 1988.082 - Ermine Fur Collar, n.d. White fur collar is rectangular in shape with black velvet lining. The collar gradually expands in width to the ends. The ends of the collar are angled outward. There are two slits extending the width of the collar on the proper left side.

1988.082 - Ermine Fur Collar, n.d. White fur collar is rectangular in shape with black velvet lining. The collar gradually expands in width to the ends. The ends of the collar are angled outward. There are two slits extending the width of the collar on the proper left side.

Ermine Fur Collar, n.d. White fur collar is rectangular in shape with black velvet lining. The collar gradually expands in width to the ends. The ends of the collar are angled outward. There are two slits extending the width of the collar on the proper left side.

Image of 1989.194.001 - Knitted Cylinder Piece, n.d. Pink loop of knitted fabric made on a knitting machine. The loop has a circumference of 40in. when laid flat the bottom and top are open and the width is 23in. The piece has stitches in lines traveling vertically. On the bottom edge of the fabric there are 2 horizontal lines of yellow fabric which incorporate gold, parallel to the bottom edge. The line on the edge is 3in. tall. Fallowing 1..125in of yellow knitting is another horizontal yellow and gold line approximately 1in. tall. Both of these lines continue onto around all sides of the piece.

1989.194.001 - Knitted Cylinder Piece, n.d. Pink loop of knitted fabric made on a knitting machine. The loop has a circumference of 40in. when laid flat the bottom and top are open and the width is 23in. The piece has stitches in lines traveling vertically. On the bottom edge of the fabric there are 2 horizontal lines of yellow fabric which incorporate gold, parallel to the bottom edge. The line on the edge is 3in. tall. Fallowing 1..125in of yellow knitting is another horizontal yellow and gold line approximately 1in. tall. Both of these lines continue onto around all sides of the piece.

Knitted Cylinder Piece, n.d. Pink loop of knitted fabric made on a knitting machine. The loop has a circumference of 40in. when laid flat the bottom and top are open and the width is 23in. The piece has stitches in lines traveling vertically. On the bottom edge of the fabric there are 2 horizontal lines of yellow fabric which incorporate gold, parallel to the bottom edge. The line on the edge is 3in. tall. Fallowing 1..125in of yellow knitting is another horizontal yellow and gold line approximately 1in. tall. Both of these lines continue onto around all sides of the piece.

Image of 1975.124.004 - Lace Shawl, c. 1895-1899.  Black machine made lace runner with a large floral and scroll pattern on a small fish net background.  The pattern is mirrored radiating out from the center towards the ends.  Outer edge of lace is cut and follows the edge of the border of large multi-petaled flowers.  Hand sewn selvage edge is made up of small micro loops.

1975.124.004 - Lace Shawl, c. 1895-1899. Black machine made lace runner with a large floral and scroll pattern on a small fish net background. The pattern is mirrored radiating out from the center towards the ends. Outer edge of lace is cut and follows the edge of the border of large multi-petaled flowers. Hand sewn selvage edge is made up of small micro loops.

Lace Shawl, c. 1895-1899. Black machine made lace runner with a large floral and scroll pattern on a small fish net background. The pattern is mirrored radiating out from the center towards the ends. Outer edge of lace is cut and follows the edge of the border of large multi-petaled flowers. Hand sewn selvage edge is made up of small micro loops.

Image of 2005.145 - Baby Dress, c. 1940s. Cream colored linen baby dress with machine-made embroidered design. Cream colored lace trim along bottom, sleeves, and neck of dress. Dress has cream colored linen band (0.25 inch) around sleeves above lace trim with a small embroidered circle at top. Around the neck there is an embroidered green and pink floral heart, blue ribbon design on sides of heart, and three small flowers on each side of the neck. Extending the length of the dress, in the center, there are three embroidered flowers. Extending the width of the dress, along the bottom, there are four embroidered flower. At the top of the dress, extending across the shoulders, there are four pleats on each side. There are two seams extending the sides of the dress. The top of the back has a 6 inch slit with two buttons and loops, to secure dress.

2005.145 - Baby Dress, c. 1940s. Cream colored linen baby dress with machine-made embroidered design. Cream colored lace trim along bottom, sleeves, and neck of dress. Dress has cream colored linen band (0.25 inch) around sleeves above lace trim with a small embroidered circle at top. Around the neck there is an embroidered green and pink floral heart, blue ribbon design on sides of heart, and three small flowers on each side of the neck. Extending the length of the dress, in the center, there are three embroidered flowers. Extending the width of the dress, along the bottom, there are four embroidered flower. At the top of the dress, extending across the shoulders, there are four pleats on each side. There are two seams extending the sides of the dress. The top of the back has a 6 inch slit with two buttons and loops, to secure dress.

Baby Dress, c. 1940s. Cream colored linen baby dress with machine-made embroidered design. Cream colored lace trim along bottom, sleeves, and neck of dress. Dress has cream colored linen band (0.25 inch) around sleeves above lace trim with a small embroidered circle at top. Around the neck there is an embroidered green and pink floral heart, blue ribbon design on sides of heart, and three small flowers on each side of the neck. Extending the length of the dress, in the center, there are three embroidered flowers. Extending the width of the dress, along the bottom, there are four embroidered flower. At the top of the dress, extending across the shoulders, there are four pleats on each side. Th

Image of 2006.158.001 - Beaded collar, 1930.  Cream silk background with cream seed pearls in double row around neckline. Cream seed pearls and white beads in braided pattern for rest of collar. Back is solid cream silk with hook and eye attachment. Small tag in center of back says "Made in Japan."

2006.158.001 - Beaded collar, 1930. Cream silk background with cream seed pearls in double row around neckline. Cream seed pearls and white beads in braided pattern for rest of collar. Back is solid cream silk with hook and eye attachment. Small tag in center of back says "Made in Japan."

Beaded collar, 1930. Cream silk background with cream seed pearls in double row around neckline. Cream seed pearls and white beads in braided pattern for rest of collar. Back is solid cream silk with hook and eye attachment. Small tag in center of back says "Made in Japan."

Image of 1976.069.024 - Men Detachable Collar, n.d. White cotton or canvas with one button hole on each side and in the center. Black stamps inside, "JGEN-P" and "J-634".

1976.069.024 - Men Detachable Collar, n.d. White cotton or canvas with one button hole on each side and in the center. Black stamps inside, "JGEN-P" and "J-634".

Men Detachable Collar, n.d. White cotton or canvas with one button hole on each side and in the center. Black stamps inside, "JGEN-P" and "J-634".

Image of 2009.003 - 1926 Painting of Lurline Roth Driving a Single-Horse-Drawn Carriage by Harris.  Oil painting on canvas mounted inside a beige colored painted wooden frame with a green colored central border and a 1" linen interior mat.  Image depicts Lurline Roth wearing a gray dress with a white lace shirt with a lace collar and broach and a low-billed hat with a blue ribbon.  She is holding reins and a horse whip and is sitting inside a black single-seat topless carriage or buggy with gray rubber wheels.  Carriage is led by a single black horse with white back feet who's front right and back left feet are lifted as if he is mid-motion.  They are riding on a dirt road and there is a green grassy field in the background.

2009.003 - 1926 Painting of Lurline Roth Driving a Single-Horse-Drawn Carriage by Harris. Oil painting on canvas mounted inside a beige colored painted wooden frame with a green colored central border and a 1" linen interior mat. Image depicts Lurline Roth wearing a gray dress with a white lace shirt with a lace collar and broach and a low-billed hat with a blue ribbon. She is holding reins and a horse whip and is sitting inside a black single-seat topless carriage or buggy with gray rubber wheels. Carriage is led by a single black horse with white back feet who's front right and back left feet are lifted as if he is mid-motion. They are riding on a dirt road and there is a green grassy field in the background.

1926 Painting of Lurline Roth Driving a Single-Horse-Drawn Carriage by Harris. Oil painting on canvas mounted inside a beige colored painted wooden frame with a green colored central border and a 1" linen interior mat. Image depicts Lurline Roth wearing a gray dress with a white lace shirt with a lace collar and broach and a low-billed hat with a blue ribbon. She is holding reins and a horse whip and is sitting inside a black single-seat topless carriage or buggy with gray rubber wheels. Carriage is led by a single black horse with white back feet who's front right and back left feet are lifted as if he is mid-motion. They are riding on a dirt road and there is a green grassy field in th

Image of 1974.347.001 - Black Silk Shawl, n.d. Large, black silk shawl with no motifs or designs. Edge of shawl is fringed with hand-knotted silk thread ending in tassels. The tassel hem has six rows of knots, and the entire hem including the knots and tasseled fringe is 7.5 inches in length.

1974.347.001 - Black Silk Shawl, n.d. Large, black silk shawl with no motifs or designs. Edge of shawl is fringed with hand-knotted silk thread ending in tassels. The tassel hem has six rows of knots, and the entire hem including the knots and tasseled fringe is 7.5 inches in length.

Black Silk Shawl, n.d. Large, black silk shawl with no motifs or designs. Edge of shawl is fringed with hand-knotted silk thread ending in tassels. The tassel hem has six rows of knots, and the entire hem including the knots and tasseled fringe is 7.5 inches in length.

Image of 2010.013.002 - white 100% cotton T-shirt, size M. Bay Meadows Racecourse logo in black and teal on left front ; image of two horses racing; one jockey wearing yellow, the other red against a US flag background.  Bay Meadows / Racecourse written below in blue

2010.013.002 - white 100% cotton T-shirt, size M. Bay Meadows Racecourse logo in black and teal on left front ; image of two horses racing; one jockey wearing yellow, the other red against a US flag background. Bay Meadows / Racecourse written below in blue

white 100% cotton T-shirt, size M. Bay Meadows Racecourse logo in black and teal on left front ; image of two horses racing; one jockey wearing yellow, the other red against a US flag background. Bay Meadows / Racecourse written below in blue

Image of 2010.171.015P - Napkin, c. 1920s. Square scarf in off-white or cream silk. Plain border with subtle repeating pattern of crosses and rectangles. Original notes mention that scarf may have been used as baby blanket.

2010.171.015P - Napkin, c. 1920s. Square scarf in off-white or cream silk. Plain border with subtle repeating pattern of crosses and rectangles. Original notes mention that scarf may have been used as baby blanket.

Napkin, c. 1920s. Square scarf in off-white or cream silk. Plain border with subtle repeating pattern of crosses and rectangles. Original notes mention that scarf may have been used as baby blanket.

Image of 2010.171.015Q - Cotton Baby Smock, c. 1920s. Simple off-white cotton smock with pink ribbon edging and tie ribbon at neck. When piece is laid flat it has five "lobes," but when it is draped over a doll the lobes form sleeves, and the front and back of the piece. Item appears hand-made. Most likely used for dressing baby dolls.  Both sleeves have reinforced ribbon sewn mid-sleeve.  One sleeve is folded at the shoulder, while the other is open.

2010.171.015Q - Cotton Baby Smock, c. 1920s. Simple off-white cotton smock with pink ribbon edging and tie ribbon at neck. When piece is laid flat it has five "lobes," but when it is draped over a doll the lobes form sleeves, and the front and back of the piece. Item appears hand-made. Most likely used for dressing baby dolls. Both sleeves have reinforced ribbon sewn mid-sleeve. One sleeve is folded at the shoulder, while the other is open.

Cotton Baby Smock, c. 1920s. Simple off-white cotton smock with pink ribbon edging and tie ribbon at neck. When piece is laid flat it has five "lobes," but when it is draped over a doll the lobes form sleeves, and the front and back of the piece. Item appears hand-made. Most likely used for dressing baby dolls. Both sleeves have reinforced ribbon sewn mid-sleeve. One sleeve is folded at the shoulder, while the other is open.

Image of 2010.171.015F - Cotton Infant Binder, c. 1920s. Long, rectangular cotton piece with two seams, one at center and one at end. Each seam has three pieces of cotton tying ribbon. Hemstitch around edge of cloth. Piece was likely created as undergarment to wrap or bind midsection of a Vanta baby doll. Small tag on edge hem says "Vanta Binder Pat. July 7th 14." Small 'V' embroidered on small tag on hem.

2010.171.015F - Cotton Infant Binder, c. 1920s. Long, rectangular cotton piece with two seams, one at center and one at end. Each seam has three pieces of cotton tying ribbon. Hemstitch around edge of cloth. Piece was likely created as undergarment to wrap or bind midsection of a Vanta baby doll. Small tag on edge hem says "Vanta Binder Pat. July 7th 14." Small 'V' embroidered on small tag on hem.

Cotton Infant Binder, c. 1920s. Long, rectangular cotton piece with two seams, one at center and one at end. Each seam has three pieces of cotton tying ribbon. Hemstitch around edge of cloth. Piece was likely created as undergarment to wrap or bind midsection of a Vanta baby doll. Small tag on edge hem says "Vanta Binder Pat. July 7th 14." Small 'V' embroidered on small tag on hem.