Skip to main content
Hudson River Valley Heritage

Add or remove other collections to your search:



Narrow your search by:



You've searched: All Collections

  • Description: lace
(106 results)



Display: 20

    • China Doll Head

    • China dolls
    • This doll head was found ca. 1975 behind the site of the former Trinity School and Home, later called the Watts de Peyster Home for Girls. During the early decades of the 20th century it was customary for villagers to dump trash along the banks of...
    • Young girl in Communion dress

    • Girls; Children; Glass negatives; Lace; Catholicism; Portraits; Eyeglasses;
    • This young girl is seemingly dressed for First Communion. She would seem to be Catholic as she holds not only a prayer book, but also rosary beads. The exuberant use of machine lace for this special occasion clothing is typical of the period. ...
    • African American woman

    • Clothing & dress; Women; Skirts; Blouses; Glass negatives; Portraits
    • An African American woman wears a white blouse, probably linen, with machine lace inserts, “pouter pigeon” style in that it hangs forward, above a heavier weight skirt with patch pockets. Even though the skirt seems to be “work dress” the blouse...
    • Young girl with dog

    • Girls; Dogs; Dresses; Clothing & dress; Children; Glass negatives; Portraits; Pearls
    • A little girl wears a summer dress of cotton or linen, trimmed with late 19th century machine lace. She also wears socks and leggings, tied slippers and pearls at her neck and right wrist.
    • Studio portrait of a man and two women

    • Men; Women; Skirts; Blouses; Hats; Suits (Clothing); Eyeglasses; Clothing & dress; Portraits; Glass negatives; Neckties;
    • A man poses with two women. Conservatively stylish, the older woman’s skirt is still quite full. Both women wear striped blouses with machine lace decoration, high necklines, gloves and exuberant hats. Although the clothing of all three suggests...
    • Two women in party dresses

    • Clothing & dress; Portraits; Glass negatives; Women; Dresses; Corsets; Ribbons; Fans (Accessories); Lace; Handkerchiefs; Rings;
    • Two young women pose for a studio portrait. Their dress suggests that some special occasion, perhaps party or graduation. The young woman on the left as we view her wears a dress of printed fabric, her sleeves elaborated with a series of peplums...
    • Young woman with diploma

    • Clothing & dress; Portraits; Glass negatives; Women; Diplomas; Hair ornaments; Lace;
    • A young woman with a diploma poses for a studio portrait. This could be a High School graduation photo. Note the much higher hem line with the use of lace flourishes and her hair down with a huge bow. She is young enough to wear a short hemmed...
    • Two young children

    • Clothing & dress; Portraits; Glass negatives; Children; Boys; Collars; Shoes; Buttons (Fasteners);
    • Two children pose for a studio portrait. The child on the left is certainly a boy. He has been dressed in the very stylish manner which comes to be called “Little Lord Fauntleroy.” The broad and wide “collar” is of eyelet, not lace, repeats a...
    • Woman with bobbed hair

    • Clothing & dress; Portraits; Glass negatives; Women; Dresses; Hairstyles; Shoes; Collars; Rings;
    • This woman's hair is bobbed and she wears rings on the fourth finger of each hand. Her white dress is probably silk from the way it seems to fall, and the wide collar is trimmed with a fine edging which may be lace. The arch of her foot seems to...
    • Young woman with corsage

    • Clothing & dress; Portraits; Glass negatives; Women; Hats; Collars; Lace; Blouses; Skirts; Belts (Clothing); Gloves; Handkerchiefs; Corsages; Coats; Jewelry;
    • This young person's hair is upswept and on it sits a marvelous hat of velvet, ruched velvet and jewelry. Her blouse has a high stiff collar and tucks, lace and a piece of fine jewelry. Around her neck and hanging down front is a long chain with...
    • Woman in straw hat with infant

    • Clothing & dress; Portraits; Glass negatives; Women; Infants; Hats; Blouses; Skirts; Wool; Embroidery; Collars; Children;
    • The woman wears a boater style straw hat trimmed with gathered rolls of fabric and a piece of molded woven straw. Her white on white striped blouse is worn with a wool skirt with welted seams. Except for the clearly visible parts of the mother’s...
    • Woman in straw boater

    • Clothing & dress; Portraits; Glass negatives; Straw hats; Hats; Women; Ribbons; Lace; Buttons (Fasteners); Gloves; Dresses;
    • This woman's hat is a straw boater trimmed with velvet ribbon round the crown and lace, perhaps wired, in profusion on the brim. Her dress, of a striped fabric, perhaps a light wool, is designed with a wonderfully asymmetrical bodice, itself...
    • Young woman with linen handkerchief

    • Clothing & dress; Portraits; Glass negatives; Women; Hairstyles; Hair ornaments; Dresses; Lace; Ribbons; Handkerchiefs;
    • This young woman is dressed for an important occasion, such as a graduation, or debut. Although her hair is upswept in a most grownup fashion she still has large bows in her hair. The dress, probably linen, is elaborated with tucks, lace inserts...
    • Studio portrait of two women

    • Clothing & dress; Portraits; Glass negatives; Women; Blouses; Skirts; Dresses; Wool; Necklaces; Jewelry; Bracelets; Ribbons; Lace; Fleur-de-lis;
    • An older woman wears a middy blouse, probably linen with a high necked ”V” insert, above a wool skirt with welted seams. Rows of tucking in the shirt echo the shape of the “V.” Her accessories include a long necklace of beads, a decorative pin...
    • Two children with dog

    • Clothing & dress; Portraits; Glass negatives; Children; Boys; Dogs; Shoes; Hosiery; Buttons (Fasteners); Collars; Neckties; Dresses; Lace;
    • Two children, an adolescent boy and a young child accompanied by a dog. The boy wears high laced shoes. Long ribbed hose cover his legs below short pants with side laces. His three button jacket closes from right to left rather than left to...
    • Young girl in ruffled bonnet

    • Clothing & dress; Portraits; Glass negatives; Girls; Children; Collars; Dresses; Hats; Bonnets; Straw hats; Shoes; Hosiery; Lace;
    • This young girl's dress is certainly silk, as the light reflects from it. The deep handkerchief-pointed collar is further enhanced with the addition of wide lace. Lace can also be seen on the hem of her petticoat. Ruffles inside her bonnet echo...
    • Bride in embroidered wedding gown

    • Clothing & dress; Portraits; Glass negatives; Women; Brides; Embroidery; Lace; Hair ornaments; Veils; Bouquets; Flowers; Gloves; Silk;
    • This studio portrait of a bride features a dress made almost certainly of a heavy peau de soie, and is elaborately enhanced with embroidery and applied lace. The rows of tucks in the upper bodice are echoed in the forearm of the right sleeve. ...
    • Young woman with feathers in her hair

    • Clothing & dress; Portraits; Glass negatives; Women; Hairstyles; Hair ornaments; Feathers;
    • This portrait is of a young woman. Both bodice and sleeves display the use of machine lace in great yardage to create the silhouette of the day. In this instance her very tame hairdo is enhanced with a small knot of feathers.
    • Older woman with lace fichu

    • Clothing & dress; Portraits; Glass negatives; Women; Dresses; Silk; Lace; Hairstyles;
    • This older woman with erect posture, beautiful dress and severe hair style wears a two piece dress of a printed silk, with gigot sleeves and elaboration at her wrists and shoulder lines of black silk machine lace. She uses her white lace fichu to...
    • Outdoor portrait of Mrs. Fowler

    • Clothing & dress; Portraits; Glass negatives; Women; Lace; Ribbons; Older people;
    • A woman sits outdoors on a wicker chair. This elderly lady may well have been photographed circa 1900 as her image was among the others here. Otherwise, it would be very difficult to say anything beyond late nineteenth century. She continues to...

QuickView

Display a larger image and more item information when the pointer pauses over a thumbnail
 

Layout options:

Select the collections to add or remove from your search
A
B
C
D
E
F
G
H
I
J
K
L
M
N
O
P
Q
R
S
T
U
V
W
X
Y
Z
 
OK
Select the collections to add or remove from your search
A
B
C
D
E
F
G
H
I
J
K
L
M
N
O
P
Q
R
S
T
U
V
W
X
Y
Z
 
OK