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a) Green wool jacket, lined in blue silk; very short in back with long square tabs that hang down over skirt in front; lined in blue silk; long, pointed, bell sleeves with two large black composition buttons; two matching buttons on ribbons close jacket front; four bows, embroidered 1.125" apart, decorate four 3" slits at waist; notched collar; round lead weight covered in lining fabric are sewn in all around inside waist. b) 38.5" x 14" x.125" long straight green wool skirt with placket all down front; 6" walking slit in front; matching fabric belt sewn onto waist in two places; pockets on hips made to stand out from body; unlined.Green wool "modern style" suit with black buttons and trim; condition poor many stains and spots, silk lining fragile.
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