Fabric Sample from Sara Delano Roosevelt's Inaugural Dress

Title

Fabric Sample from Sara Delano Roosevelt's Inaugural Dress

Description

Many local dressmakers served clients beyond Louisville. Mary Cummings Eudy preferred out-out-town business and had sales representatives in many cities. Eudy's most famous patron was Sara Delano Roosevelt, mother of President Franklin Delano Roosevelt. Ms. Roosevelt ordered several dresses, scarves, and bags from Eudy in 1937 and 1938. She wore one of the dresses to her son's presidential inauguration.

Creator

Mary Cummings Eudy

Source

Filson Museum Collection, Gift of William Albin

Date

ca. 1937

Rights

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Format

Type

Still image

Identifier

2019.33.6

Files

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Citation

Mary Cummings Eudy, “Fabric Sample from Sara Delano Roosevelt's Inaugural Dress,” The Filson Historical Society , accessed April 11, 2021, https://filsonhistorical.omeka.net/items/show/1004.