"Tuya" Day Dress by Samuel Kass, Worn by Augusta Denton Roddis, 1945

Artifact

Dress (Garment)

Date Made

1945

Creators

Samuel Kass (Firm) 

Weathered Misses Shop (Firm) 

Place of Creation

United States, New York, New York 

United States, Illinois, Chicago 

Creator Notes

Designed by Samuel Kass, New York, New York, and sold by Weathered Misses Shop, Chicago, Illinois.

Collection Title

Roddis Collection 

Location

Not on exhibit to the public.

Object ID

2014.24.59

Credit

From the Collections of The Henry Ford. Gift in Memory of Augusta Denton Roddis.

Material

Cotton (Fiber)
Rayon

Technique

Machine sewing (Technique)

Color

Multicolored

Inscriptions

label in center front seam: Weathered Misses Shop / Chicago label in left side waist: Samuel Kass / New York / Original words in black print overall on dress: "for you alone" in the print, and and the word "tuya" on the background of the fabric.

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