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Fashion Date: 1909-1911

Hat Description: Extra wide brimmed hat with a large crown. The underside of the brim has a row of dark trim, while the upper brim is accented with flowers.

Costume Description:

This lady is wearing a day dress for the spring or summer season. The waistline is not at full empire style or at a natural waistline. This placement was popular in 1910-1911 fashions. The bodice is edged with what appears to be an embroidered trim. The skirt fabric is in printed with small flowers. The lady is wearing a watch pin that is attached by a chain to trim on the neckline. She is also wearing two strings of beads and a bracelet.

Hairstyle Description:

Her hair is pulled up to the top of her head in a Gibson Girl hairstyle.

Identification Marks on Photo

Name of Sitter: None provided

Type of Photo: Photo Postcard, Size of image, 3.5" W X 5.5" H

Studio: Willow Grove Park

Studio Location: None provided

Date: None provided

Other information: None provided

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Disclaimer: The photos located on this website, "Pretty as a Picture," are property of The Costume Gallery collection. They may not be reproduced in any manner without written permission from Penny E. Ladnier, owner of The Costume Gallery. The circa dates given for the photos are an educated guess, from analyzing the fashions worn in the photo. When an actual date is provided on the photo, that date will be included in the identification marks section. The location stated by the studio may be a clue as to where this photo was taken. Please take it as a clue. Many photographers traveled to locations and took photographs… meaning that the photo may not have been taken in the same city or town as the address of the studio.