gown, evening

Catalog Number
Translation: oone
bright orange, print chiffon, evening gown embellished with gold metallic thread; mandarin collar with one gold button; short sleeves; long skirt gathered at waist; fully lined in red rayon; back zipper; "ILGWU" union label"; size 10; ca. 1970.
This gown belonged to Hermina Bouwman Roossien. She was born in Borculo, MI on 5-15-1911. The 1920, 1930 and 1940 US Census show that Hermina was living in Holland, MI.
Hermina married Alfred Roossien in Holland, MI on 3-7-1946. They lived at 345 East 7th Street in Holland, MI (1952, 1966 Holland city directories). Alfred worked for Hart and Cooley in Holland.
Gift of
Cox, Anna-Lisa