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Clothing Tag

  • Object: Clothing

    Oct 02, 2018

    I-0226 c, e, & g Clothing Trique San Andres Chicahuaxtla, Oaxaca, Mexico 20th Century Materials: Cloth These three objects are clothing items from the Trique tribe of Oaxaca, Mexico. The first object is a belt called a soyate, the second [...]

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  • Object: Magazine

    Oct 01, 2018

    I-0569i Magazine “The Saturday Evening Post” American March 1911 Materials: Paper/Ink This object is an issue of “The Saturday Evening Post” from March 1911. The cover features the illustration of a woman wearing a broad brim hat, a white blouse, [...]

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  • Object: Wedding Dress

    Oct 01, 2018

    2014.7.1 Wedding Dress American San Antonio, Texas ca. 1912 Materials: Cloth, Metal Wedding dresses have been worn by brides for hundreds of years, however a white wedding dress is a fairly new custom. Over time wedding dress styles have changed and not all cultures [...]

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  • Object: Obi

    Oct 01, 2018

    I-0323s Obi Japanese Japan Date unknown, likely 20th century Materials: Cloth What is an ‘obi’? This item is an obi (oh-bee), a large sash used in traditional Japanese clothing for women. The obi functions as the tie used to keep [...]

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  • Object: Jacket

    Sep 27, 2018

    I-0128a Jacket U.S. Army American United States 1910’s-1940’s Materials: Cloth,  metal This object is a uniform consisting of a jacket and pants from the United States Army. Army uniforms have gone through many changes over the years. This particular uniform [...]

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