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1921 Prom Ensemble

Black Ostrich Feather Fan
1921
Ostrich feather, tortoise shell
Gift of Edith E. Johnson Heisman (1969.147.4)

Used by Edith E. (Johnson) Heisman (1898-1992) at the University of Wisconsin's Junior Prom in 1921. Edith matched her fan to a silver lamé and gray satin dress (1969.147.2), black silk shoes with rhinestone clips (1969.147.1a-b), and a silver sequined butterfly hair ornament (1969.147.3).

   
Prom Dress
1921
Silk lamé and satin
Gift of Edith E. Johnson Heisman (1969.147.2)
   
Prom Dress - detail
   
Prom Hair Ornament
1921
Sequins
Gift of Edith E. Johnson Heisman (1969.147.3)
   
Prom Shoes
Manufacturer: I. Miller & Sons, New York City
1921
Silver, leather
Gift of Edith E. Johnson Heisman (1969.147.1a-b)
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