Dress, 1890s

collections up close Blog

Collecting pieces of Minnesota's past for the future


The Minnesota Historical Society preserves and makes available a wide range of materials chronicling Minnesota's history and culture. The goals of the Collections Department are to collect and preserve; provide access and interpretation; and engage in education and outreach. This blog is a tool to share these stories and let people know what is happening in the department.

See Collections Up Close Blog Archive

All MNHS Blogs

Subscribe by e-mail:

 Subscribe in a reader

Dress, 1890s

By: Lori Williamson | Item of the Day | February 6, 2020

This is a pearl gray brocade satin dress, made by dressmaker Mrs. George F. Hall of St. Paul, circa 1890.
See more like this in our Minnesota Dressmakers page!