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Date Range From
1870
Date Range To
1900
Material Type
Artifact
Materials
LINEN, LACE, METAL, BAKELITE
Catalogue Number
P19930078013
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Material Type
Artifact
Date Range From
1870
Date Range To
1900
Materials
LINEN, LACE, METAL, BAKELITE
No. Pieces
1
Length
110.5
Width
71
Description
WHITE LINEN ORGANDY DRESS HAS ROUND NECK WITH FINE FLORAL LACE COLLAR. YOKE AND SLEEVES ARE A SHEER MATERIAL WITH SMALL DIAMOND EMBROIDERED DESIGN. SLEEVES ARE THREE-QUARTER LENGTH WITH FINE FLORAL LACE TRIM. SLEEVE LENGTH IS UNEVEN AND DIAGONAL WITH HEM STITCHING. YOKE SEAM ALSO HAS HEM STITCHING WHICH HAS GROUPS OF DARTS BELOW THE SEAM. THE WAIST IS GATHERED ABOVE AND BELOW THE PROTRUDING SEAM. THE SKIRT IS LONG AND HAS TWO LINEN RUFFLES IN THE MIDDLE AND ONE AT THE BOTTOM WITH A WIDE HEM. THE BACK IS IDENTICAL EXCEPT IT OPENS FROM THE NECK TO BELOW THE BUTTOCKS AND FASTENS WITH TWO METAL SNAPS BELOW THE WAIST AND OPAQUE BUTTONS ABOVE. THERE ARE NUMEROUS RUST STAINS, IS MISSING ONE BUTTON, THE LACE IS FRAYING.
Subjects
CLOTHING-OUTERWEAR
Historical Association
PERSONAL CARE
History
SEE HISTORY OF P19930078001-GA *UPDATE* IN 2017 COLLECTIONS ASSISTANT RUTHANN LABLANCE CONDUCTED A SURVEY OF CLOTHING, INCLUDING A PETTICOAT DONATED BY STAN GREGORY. THE FOLLOWING BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION WAS COMPILED USING ARTICLES FROM THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD. STANLEY J. GREGORY WAS BORN ON FEBRUARY 9, 1923 IN CALGARY, THE SON OF ARTHUR AND MARGARET GREGORY (MAIDEN NAME UNKNOWN) AND HE SPENT HIS EARLY YEARS ON THE FAMILY RANCH NEAR IRRICANE. IN 1941 STAN JOINED THE RCAF AND SERVED IN NOVA SCOTIA, OPERATING RADAR AND WIRELESS UNTIL THE END OF THE WAR. FOLLOWING THE WAR, HE MARRIED HIS CHILDHOOD SWEETHEART CHARLOTTE LINTON. STAN ATTENDED THE UNIVERSITY OF ALBERTA AND RECEIVED HIS DOCTORATE IN MEDICINE IN 1954. THE COUPLE MOVED TO LETHBRIDGE IN 1956, WHERE STAN WORKED AT THE BIGELOW FOWLER CLINIC UNTIL HIS RETIREMENT IN 1988. STAN PASSED AWAY AT THE AGE OF 79 ON APRIL 16, 2002. CHARLOTTE GEORGINA HELEN GREGORY (NEE LINTON) WAS BORN ON OCTOBER 3, 1923 IN CALGARY, WHERE SHE WAS RAISED AND EDUCATED. CHARLOTTE RECEIVED HER REGISTERED NURSING DEGREE AT THE CALGARY GENERAL HOSPITAL. SHE WAS MARRIED TO STAN GREGORY ON NOVEMBER 4, 1945. SHE WAS PREDECEASED BY HER PARENTS WARWICK LINTON (DIED IN 1924) AND CHARLOTTE “CHADDY” LINTON (NEE THOMSON) (DIED IN 1982). CHARLOTTE PASSED AWAY AT THE AGE OF 68 ON APRIL 1, 1992. CHARLOTTE “CHADDY” LINTON WAS BORN IN GALT, ON AND MOVED TO PARKLAND, AB IN 1904 WITH HER PARENTS WHERE THE FAMILY TOOK UP A HOMESTEAD. SHE GRADUATED FROM NURSING FROM THE CALGARY GENERAL HOSPITAL IN 1917 AND WAS MARRIED TO WARWICK I. LINTON IN 1921. SHE MOVED TO LETHBRIDGE IN 1973. SHE PASSED AWAY AT THE AGE OF 87 ON MARCH 29, 1982. SEE PERMANENT FILE FOR COPIES OF THE ARTICLES FROM THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD.
Catalogue Number
P19930078013
Acquisition Date
1993-12
Collection
Museum
Images
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