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Girl's Jumper and Blouse Set
1964
Original Owner:Originally owned by Elizabeth Blakelock
Jumper (.1): Machine-stitched cotton/polyester, with plastic buttons, and hand-embroidered mercerized cotton (probably) thread. Blouse (.2): Machine-stitched synthetic fiber, elastic, plastic buttons, and machine-made synthetic fiber lace.
Component (Jumper length x width across bottom): 15 1/2 x 19 3/4in. (39.4 x 50.2cm) Component (Blouse length x width across top): 12 3/8 x 15 1/2in. (31.4 x 39.4cm)
Credit Line: Gift of Elizabeth Blakelock
Description: Jumper (.1): Small girl's jumper of dark blue velvet, with a round neck. The sleeveless jumper buttons with white plastic shank buttons at the proper left shoulder strap and down the length of the left side. It is embroidered with a daisy-like flower with a red center over the left breast. The jumper has no defined waist and a flared skirt. It is lined with red, plain-woven cotton/polyester fabric. Blouse (.2): Small girl's white polyester (probably) blouse with a scalloped Peter Pan collar edged with narrow machine-made lace. The center front of the blouse has six narrow, vertical tucks at the neckline, with the fullness released after 2 1/4 inches. The bottom edge of the blouse is scalloped. The short, puffed sleeves are gathered on two rows of elastic at the openings. The center back opening extends for the length of the blouse. It fastens with five small, white plastic buttons.
Object Number: 1996.154.1.1-.2
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