Skirt Suit

Description:

Skirt suit of navy wool with white pinstripes consisting of:

A) Jacket of navy and white pinstripe wool. Double breasted with 4 circular navy blue buttons and covered buttonholes. Notched collar. Long sleeves. Padded shoulders. Horizontal, double welt pockets covered with flap at front left and right. Lined in navy silk.

Designer's label at back neckline: "Hattie Carnegie"
Retailer's label at right inside seam: "Neiman-Marcus / Dallas"
Union label at right inside seam.

b) White crepe blouse - not shown in photographs.

c) Skirt of navy wool. Slight A-line. Street length. Unlined.

Label at hem: "Spring 1946 / Hattie Carnegie / Size 10"

Creator(s): Carnegie, Hattie
Location(s):
Creation Date: 1946
Partner(s):
UNT College of Visual Arts + Design
Collection(s):
Texas Fashion Collection
Usage:
Total Uses: 6
Past 30 days: 0
Yesterday: 0
Creator (Designer):
Date(s):
  • Creation: 1946
Coverage:
Place
United States - New York - New York City
Place
United States - Texas - Dallas County - Dallas
Date
1946  
Description:

Skirt suit of navy wool with white pinstripes consisting of:

A) Jacket of navy and white pinstripe wool. Double breasted with 4 circular navy blue buttons and covered buttonholes. Notched collar. Long sleeves. Padded shoulders. Horizontal, double welt pockets covered with flap at front left and right. Lined in navy silk.

Designer's label at back neckline: "Hattie Carnegie"
Retailer's label at right inside seam: "Neiman-Marcus / Dallas"
Union label at right inside seam.

b) White crepe blouse - not shown in photographs.

c) Skirt of navy wool. Slight A-line. Street length. Unlined.

Label at hem: "Spring 1946 / Hattie Carnegie / Size 10"

Note:

This object was part of the Carrie Marcus Neiman Foundation Collection of fashion items collected by Stanley and Edward Marcus in honor of their aunt, one of the original founders of Neiman-Marcus. Begun in 1938, the collection comprised important items of fashion from each season, and included many items designed by winners of the Neiman-Marcus Fashion Awards, as well as pieces owned by or collected by Carrie Marcus-Neiman.

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Contributor(s):
Series Title: Carrie Marcus Neiman Foundation Collection of Fashion
Partner:
UNT College of Visual Arts + Design
Collection:
Texas Fashion Collection
Identifier:
  • LOCAL-CONT-NO: 1938.001.230
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metadc283666
Resource Type: Physical Object
Format: Image