Evening Gown

Catalog Number
a) Navy and tan, silk, outer gown; long sleeves close at wrists with 13 self-fabric covered buttons; top trim is cut work and tan lace; skirt closes at waist with three, covered buttons; lower skirt is all cut work and lace.b) Tan silk under gown (same general dimensions) with olive stitched trim down front to hem; snaps into outer dress.
This item 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