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Title
Portrait of Eleanor Atkinson Sweigert Blalock in beaded cocktail dress
Date Created and/or Issued
1927-1928
Contributing Institution
History San Jose Research Library
Collection
History San Jose Online Catalog
Rights Information
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Description
Written on reverse, "Eleanor Atkinson Sweigert Blalock. Portrait showing her wearing the turquoise blue beaded party/cocktail dress when she attended U.C. Berkeley 1927-28." Blalock is photographed in profile, her dark hair in a crimped bob. The sleeveless shift dress is seen from the back. The neckline is heavily beaded, with another vertical strip of beading running down the back. The rest of the back is decorated with delicate bead patterns.
Type
Image
Format
Black & White
Identifier
6CDFED98-DB28-44E5-8BA8-507198328445
1985-34-17
Subject
Fashion (LCSH)
Nineteen twenties (LCSH)
Women
Portrait photographs
Beadwork
Dresses
Students
Blalock, Eleanor Atkinson Sweigert

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