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Name Taylor, Carrie (Burnam), 1855-1917

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Records - Taylor, Carrie (Burnam), 1855-1917

Payroll book of the Mrs. A. H. Taylor Company, a Bowling Green dressmaking firm, listing names of employees, number of days worked per week, and pay rates. Includes a 1992 letter advising of the death of the donor of the book.

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Papers - Taylor, Carrie (Burnam), 1855-1917

Correspondence relating to the Mrs. A. H. Taylor Company, a Bowling Green, Kentucky dressmaking firm. Includes letters from customers and a measurement questionnaire. A letter by an unidentified writer recommends the wages paid by Mrs. Taylor. Includes transcriptions of the letters made by Western Kentucky University student Theresa L. Jureka for her 1983 thesis on Taylor, and one unrelated letter from a father to his son.

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Basque - Bodice

Circa 1890 lace trimmed basque made by the Mrs. A. H. Taylor Company.

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Bead Passementerie - Lace

Beaded passementerie constructed in the shape of a butterfly and removed from a "Second Day" dress

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Chemise - Chemise

Chemise made of white muslin with machine embroidery and eyelets and lace trim purchased for a wedding trousseau.

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Petticoat - Petticoat

Long petticoat in fine white muslin with lace trim and inserts plus ribbon drawn through pale green silk lace. Purchased for a wedding trousseau.

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dress - Dress

Pink moire silk two piece dress trimmed in satin and velvet. Combination of machine and hand sewing.

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Trousseau dress - Dress

Two piece dress constructed from foulard silk and trimmed with lace. Part of a trousseau assembled for by Martha Florence Beard when she married Charles Claudius Russell on December 22, 1892 in Warren County, Kentucky.

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dress - Dress

Two-piece dress, ca. 1893, reportedly made for Hattie Strange of Smiths Grove, Kentucky to wear at the Bowling Green Fair Hop.

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Mrs. A. H. Taylor dress - Dress

Three-piece dress composed of bodice, overskirt, and underskirt that was worn by Corinne Ayres, who attended Potter College for Young Ladies in Bowling Green, Kentucky, around 1894. Bodice details: A combination of hand and machine work, the bodice includes lace panels or appliques, an embroidered applique panel applied to the front of the collar, cuffs trimmed with mossy green velvet bow detail, and a matching velvet waistband or cummerbund. The interior of the bodice has 18 hook and eye closures, an interior tape with hook and eye closure, and eight stays. The bust measures 28", the center front bodice length is 18.5 inches, the center back length is 16 inches, and the sleeve length is 2