The House of the Marquise of Santos and the Fashion Museum Collections
Card in light background, with trimmed edges. Cover with red and blue flowers in relief; to the center, a landscape with houses and a church tower also in relief. Inside, program with four pages. In the first one, printed in brown: "Homage to His Excellency Dr. José de Siqueira Menezes" and the date of the ball, on the second page, inside the medallion, portrait of Siqueira Menezes and date 10-12-906, Between leaves and vase; on the third page the program with 6 dances, being: 3 waltzes, 1 gangs, 1 polkas and 1 schottisch, in the fourth and fifth page, the program with the eighteen dances, being: 6 waltzes, 2 gangs, 2 polkas and 2 schottischs; Female names written by pencil: Nena Sidora, Vilma K ..., Dulce Bandeira Mello (twice), Baby ...., Melle Feital and an illegible name. Pink pencil with inscription "Johann Faber", with green cord attaches the program to the card.
Cover: geometric cutouts with blue background and gold dotting. In blue, arabesques in black, in golden, flower bouquets. Two other reserves with gold background and the inscriptions: "Program" and "XVIII Anniversary" and the date, in blue. Back cover: white background with gold stripes and the inscription: "First part Gymnastics by students", with the students' presentation in blue. The program has twenty-four dances, being: 7 waltz, 5 gang, 7 polka, 1 mazurka, 1 spearman, 2 schotisch and 1 gallop, in addition to the gymnastics' presentation and the name of the participant students; Female names written in pencil: Olympia & Amelia. At the bottom, inscription: "Printed at Guimarães Stationery Store, Fernando C. at 35 Ouvidor Street".
"Mary Stuart" Costume
Costume, medieval style, consisting of dress, collar, hat, skirt and petticoat. Long purple grosgrain dress. Open from waist to bar. Top and sleeve in black velvet. Throughout the length, to the center, two bands of pink taffeta with trimmings forming diamonds and application of pearls. Structured top with clasps in front of brackets. High collar and sleeve opening on the cuffs. Sewed to this, inner sleeve in pink taffeta with the same work of trimmings, pearls and lace in the cuffs. In the sleeves, two bands of cotton with pearls. Long skirt in evasé. Front in burgundy in tone of purple and back in purple taffeta. Front with application of black velvet ribbons forming lozenges. Push buttons with hold function to dress. Cotton lining. Black cotton ribbon closure at waist. Petticoat in raw cotton with elastic at the waist. Cotton hat in the same tone, type headdress, with black velvet border and application of pearls. Fluffy collar in white cotton with pleated ruffles.
Light A-line knee length dress in dark orange silk crepe. Square neckline with vertical cutout from the center to waist height. Sleeveless with wide straps and detail of two pleats in each one. Trim marking the waist. Bottom front with three false layers. Sinuous lines embroidery in the same color of the fabric, next to the cutout of the upper part and in the bar of the three layers. No clasp.
Wedding dress in silk organza, silk ziberline and acetate alpaseda lining, all in light beige. Long dress with round neckline with V-cut in the front. Long sleeve with crimp wrist and cufflinks. Long godet skirt. Front V-opening with eight button holes with starry embroidery of white beads, silk gore in the same color as the dress, forming an X in the center, embroidered pendant with glazes at the ends. On the back, zipper and fifteen lined buttons. Internal band structure in the area below the bust.
Used in the first marriage of Gilda Limoeiro, in Outeiro da Gloria on January 12, 1970
Blazer-style coat in black grosgrain. Collar with short lapel. 7/8 sleeves with ruffles close to the elbow. “Princess cut” at the front, with application of embroidered fabric in fitomorphic motifs. Detail of two inlaid pockets, accompanying the cutout at the bottom, black crepe lining. In the back, two darts on the whole length. Front closure with 3 plastic buttons. Handmade hemline.
Dark brown silk crepe blouse. Round neck and flared sleeves with raglan cutout. Darts at the front waist and back, stitched from the second half. On the back, center vertical cut along the length, opening at the top with metal hook near the collar. Hand-embroided raw cotton and pink line forming arabesques and sinuous motifs, with detail to the center of the collar and accompanying the back cut. Bar finishing in zigzag stitch.
House of the Marquise of Santos/Museum of Brazilian Fashion
Anita Mantuano Arts Foundation of Rio de Janeiro State/ Rio de Janeiro State Department of Culture</>
Raphael Hallack Fabrino