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Wax flowers worn by Florance Trevor

Catalog Data

Created by:
Unidentified  Search this
Worn by:
Florance Colgate Rumbough Trevor, American, 1927 - 2008  Search this
Medium:
wax, wire, paper, and thread
Dimensions:
H x W x D (largest): 8 5/8 × 2 1/2 × 1 3/8 in. (21.9 × 6.4 × 3.5 cm)
Type:
accessories
Date:
1951
Description:
Wax flowers worn by Florance Colgate Rumbough Trevor as part of her wedding ensemble. Each full cluster has a thicker wire stem wrapped in dark green paper with thinner wires shooting off of it wrapped in paper or green thread. At the ends are pale orange wax flowers, white wax flower buds, or leaves made from green synthetic fabric. There are five (5) separable clusters, three (3) appear to be intact while the other two (2) are smaller and look to have become separated from the larger full clusters.
Topic:
African American  Search this
Clothing and dress  Search this
Design  Search this
Fashion  Search this
Fashion design  Search this
Marriage customs and rites  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of the Estate of Florance Rumbough Trevor
Object number:
2014.73.1.7a-e
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Clothing-Fashion
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd501b2b80b-f386-4fa1-be55-fef56f079b3e
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2014.73.1.7a-e