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The Chicago History Museum’s outstanding and diverse collection of images, objects, books, manuscripts, and costumes tell the stories of the city’s and the nation’s history

Costume and Textile Collection

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  1. Choker


    Choker, of glass pearls, onyx inset with silver and a pearl: wide band of faux pearls strung together; at center front is an oblong onyx stone, silver setting and decoration, a single large pearl set at the center; silver clasp at ends.

  2. Crown Trifari set

    Trifari (Firm) (designer)
    Jewelry parure; three piece, of silver metal with rhinestones and blue and yellow glass beands: a) necklace, of silver metal set with small rhinestones and yellow and blue glass beads in the shape of flowers and leaves; hook and chain closure; b-c) earrings, composed of one flower and two leaves on silver mount with rhinestones; clip on backs. Trifari was founded in the 1910s by Gustavo Trifari, an Italian-immigrant and son of a Napoli goldsmith. The success of Trifari, and the reason for its collectibility today, is most often credited to French designer Alfred Philippe, the company>'s chief designer from...

  3. Necklace

    Bontë, Elizabeth (designer)
    Necklace, of carved horn, brown and blue-green glass beads on a brown silk cord: pendant is a stylized dragonfly from carved and pigmented horn, teardrop shaped blue-green bead hangs from the bottom; brown silk cord necklace decorated with knots, blue-green and brown glass beads.

  4. Necklace

    Bontë, Elizabeth (designer)
    Necklace, of carved horn, brown and blue-green glass beads on a brown silk cord: pendant is a stylized dragonfly from carved and pigmented horn, teardrop shaped blue-green bead hangs from the bottom; brown silk cord necklace decorated with knots, blue-green and brown glass beads.

  5. Women's hatpin

    Glessner, Frances Macbeth, 1848-1932 (artist)
    Hatpin, of silver set with a white opal: sterling silver hatpin set with a triangular dome shaped opal.

  6. Lavaliere


    Lavaliere; of platinum set with a pink sapphire and diamonds: necklace of small platinum chain links; drop pendant of platinum, two round diamonds stacked and linked together from which hangs a larger oval shaped pink sapphire faceted stone surrounded with diamonds.

  7. Women's folding lorgnette


    Lorgnette; of platinum filigree with diamonds and folding glasses: pendant style lorgnette, front side covered with platinum filigree and set with small diamonds; clasp near top releases spring loaded folding glasses.

  8. Men's presentation pocket watch

    American Watch Co. (manufacturer)
    Men's pocket watch; of gold with diamond: large diamond on winder, numbers on face made of rubies and emeralds; American flag and eagle painted on center of face, in eagles beak is a streamer with the words: GRIDLEY, YOU MAY FIRE WHEN READY; on the reverse side are the initials G.D. out of scrolling gold and diamonds; engraved on inside of back is a picture of Boston harbor and the words: SICUT PATRIBUS, SIT DEUS NOBIS / BOSTONIA / CONDITA AD. / 1630 / CIVITATIS REGIMINE DONATA AD. 1822; engraved on inner cover: Admiral George Dewey U.S.N. / by the...

  9. Necklace


    Necklace; of silver set with emeralds, pearls and mine cut diamonds: silver chain from which hangs an ornate silver pendant with scrolling decorations; the center is open and set with emeralds, pearls and mind cut diamonds; from this pendant hangs a smaller shield shaped pendant, similarly decorated with emeralds, pearls and small diamond chips; from this pendant hangs three drops; a round emeralds with diamonds; a small pearl with small rectangular emerald; and a large pearl with diamonds; scrolling decoration continues on the back of the pendants.

  10. Sycamore leaves

    Levinger & Bissinger (creator)
    Dog collar; of silver, enamel and pearls: dog collar necklace in he Art Nouveau style; three rectangular silver metal openwork floral motif settings with blue enamel and natural pearls at the center in the shape of sycamore seed, joined together by seven small silver chains; at CF is a lager rectangular ornament (plaque de cou) with a similar but larger blue enamel and pearl design of sycamore seeds; attached to the seven chains at one end, the other end has hook closures.

  11. Homage to Egypt

    Macklow, Robert R. (artist)
    Necklace; of sterling silver and carved amber in the shape of scarab beetles: necklace is composed of five silver links and three progressively larger amber and silver scarabs on either side, with a large silver four sided pyramid pendant at the center; all elements are connected with silver jump rings and the ends connect with a spring ring clasp.

  12. Mourning necklace with locket


    Mourning necklace and locket; of tortoise shell: necklace constructed of square and round links; from center front hangs a hinged locket with the initials H. F. H., encircled with a carved snake pendent.

  13. Jewelry parure


    Jewelry parure: two piece, of red garnets set in silver: a) necklace, of garnets set in a daisy and leaf motif, festoon style; b) brooch, of garnets set in a daisy shape at the center, bordered with garnets set in hearts and circular shapes.

  14. Necklace

    Kalo Shop (designer)
    Necklace, of sterling silver and white agate stones: delicate silver links and three abstract ornamental silver setting's with three oval shaped agate stones; round clasp at ends.

  15. Squash blossom necklace


    Squash blossom necklace; of silver with turquoise stones: necklace is composed of thirty silver squash blossoms set with thirty turquoise stones; cresent shapped center piece is set with three small turquoise stones.

  16. Squash blossom necklace


    Squash blossom necklace; of silver with turquoise stones: necklace is composed of thirty silver squash blossoms set with thirty turquoise stones; cresent shapped center piece is set with three small turquoise stones.

  17. Women's engagement ring


    Engagement ring, of gold set with red garnets and seed pearls: ring of gold with a carved design in the band set with four small round garnets faceted stones surrounded by seed pearls in a rectangular shaped setting with scalloped edges.

  18. Women's ring


    Women's ring; of white gold set with green beryls and diamonds: circular shaped white gold mount, scrolling decoration throughout the mount and band: large center beryl surrounded by seven smaller beryls alternating with seven diamonds; diamonds are rose-cut.

  19. Women's ring


    Women's ring; of white gold set with green beryls and diamonds: circular shaped white gold mount, scrolling decoration throughout the mount and band: large center beryl surrounded by seven smaller beryls alternating with seven diamonds; diamonds are rose-cut.

  20. Jewelry parure


    Jewelry parure; five piece, of 15K gold filigree set with pink topaz: a) necklace, gold chain; eight pink topaz stones of different sizes and cuts set in ornate gold filigree medallions; larger oblong shaped topaz and gold filigree setting at center front; back clasp set with small pink topaz with gold filigree; b) cross pendant or brooch, of five pink topaz set in a highly decorative filigree cross medallion; c,d) earrings, teardrop shaped pink topaz surrounded by gold filigree and two round white faceted stones; screw backs fasteners; e) box, of red leather, edged with gold tooling; off-white satin and...

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