Fashion Date: 1910-1914
Hat Description: She has a large brimmed hat that reaches shoulder width. The brim's edges are curled upward. This hat is probably made of silk or another fabric that is stretched over a canvas base and strengthened with wire.
Costume Description: She is wearing a jumper style dress with elbow length sleeves. The jumper's bodice and sleeves are ornamented with set studs or jewels. Her blouse is has a V-shaped neckline with a soft collar. Another close-fitting high collar is visible with a magnifying glass. A bouquet of orange blossoms garnishes the bust line. A fabric rosette and tassel are visible on the skirt of the dress (look under her arm). Her accessories include a white fur stole and matching muff. She has a bracelet on her arm and is wearing slip-on shoes with light colored hose. It appears that this lady is wearing all white.
Hairstyle Description: Her hair is parted off center and is pulled toward the back in a bun. She may be wearing a dark colored flower in her hair on the right side.
Identification Marks on Photo
Name of Sitters: Genna (no last name provided)
Type of Photo: Photo postcard, Size of image, 3.5" W X 5.5" H
Studio: None provided
Studio Location: None provided
Date: None provided
Other information: Note on card:
I am still in existence
and will write soon.
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