Costumes (4), circus, women's tunic dresses, satin/cotton/metal, Jandaschewsky family, place unknown, 1890-1920
Four tunic dresses, ancient-greek in style, short-sleeved short flared dress made of cream synthetic material. Fastened with press-studs down the wearer's right side. A design of 3 gold thread horizontal bars adorn the front with gold metallic tassles and decorated blue/gold/white buttons at both ends. Another gold bar crosses the shoulders with a gold button at either side of the neck. A band of gold thread rims the neckline, sleeves, bodice & hem. The sleeves are lined with scarlet satin and the body of the dress with white cotton [calico]. The skirt is unlined. 3 of the dresses are marked with the initials of the wearer.
(-2) marked with the initial "J"
(-3) marked with the initial "B"
(-4) marked with "Dolly".