"Scythe Sharpener of Fine Creek Mills" printed silk textile: gold, green, grey and blue farm motif printed on cream silk ground, designed by Julien Binford for Onondaga Silk Company, Inc. A: Below-knee length dress; high V neck; padded shoulder extending to back with shirring; short dolman sleeves; fitted natural waist; A-line skirt; proper left side zipper closure; unlined. B: Self fabric belt with covered buckle and cream kidskin lining. C: Gold wool fleece jacket; hip-length; notched collar; wide bracelet-length sleeves; curved cutaway hem, princess seams, on-seam pockets with silk embroidered arrowheads at pocket slits; printed silk lining. D-E: Self fabric gloves; gauntlet; wrist-length; blanket stitched. F: Natural straw hat; high crown with cirular dent; narrow rolled brim; gathered, green silk tulle hat band, tacked and gathered tulle streamer. G-H: Pair of brown leather peep toe pumps; slingback; high-square throat; cream topstitching at all edges; 3 1/4-inch covered heel. Label, A: Foxbrownie / Original. Label, F: John Frederics / Made to order. Label, stamped, G-H: Flatterers / by / Carla. Part of "Woman of Fashion 1947" presented at the Costume Institute by Bloomingdale's in honor of the department store's 75th anniversary.


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