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Woman's "sunflower" costume dress made of synthetic fabric and cotton net. The costume includes a semi-fitted bodice, white cotton net skirt, brown net shawl with a cluster of three fabric sunflowers, and a hat of overlapping cloth fabric petals with inner copper wire supports. Joan Thomson George made this costume to wear while parading with the drill team for the Order of the White Shrine of Jerusalem, a Masonic women's organization. She carried a Kansas flag during these parades.

Creator: Joan J. Thomson George
Date: between 1950 and 1961

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Item Number: 223698
KSHS Identifier: 1981.123.0

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