#4A-H2185. "C.T. Photo-Colorit," Made Only By Curt Teich & Co., Inc., Chicago, USA. Curt Otto Teich (1877-1974), a German immigrant, founded Curt Teich & Co., which was a postcard printing company that operated from 1898 to 1978. The company specialized in view and advertising postcards, and was the largest volume printer of this type in the world from the 1920s to the 1940s. C.T. Photo-Colorit was a printing process used by Curt Teich & Co.
This postcard is located in Accession Number 13-204, which is part of Record Unit 95.
Postcard of a dress of Dolley Madison at the U.S. National Museum, now the Arts and Industries Building. The dress is yellow with pink and floral embellishments. It was part of the Collection of Period Costumes exhibit in the Arts and Industries Building and is now part of the First Ladies collection at the National Museum of American History. The mannequin is wearing a pink shawl and is reaching one of her hands out. An empty chair sits in the background. The message side is blank, and the card has white edging.