Ensemble

Description:

Ensemble of black wool. The outfit consists of:

A) Dress of black wool. Street-length skirt has attached low front leather belt which passes through pleats on left and right. Bodice has narrow collar and deep V-neck with piping that twists at base of V. Bracelet length sleeves with cuffs. Back zipper. No labels.

B) Jacket of black wool. Jacket has long sleeves with rolled, notched cuffs, and a notched collar. Center front opening has 5 circular, plastic buttons and covered buttonholes. The padded hips have double welt pockets at left and right. The jacket is lined in black silk.

Combined Designer/Retailer label: "Neiman-Marcus dallas / Hattie Carnegie"
National Recovery Board / Coat and Suit Industry label "000006"

Creator(s): Carnegie, Hattie
Location(s):
Creation Date: 1948
Partner(s):
UNT College of Visual Arts + Design
Collection(s):
Texas Fashion Collection
Usage:
Total Uses: 10
Past 30 days: 0
Yesterday: 0
Creator (Designer):
Date(s):
  • Creation: 1948
Coverage:
Place
United States - New York - New York City
Place
United States - Texas - Dallas County - Dallas
Date
1948  
Description:

Ensemble of black wool. The outfit consists of:

A) Dress of black wool. Street-length skirt has attached low front leather belt which passes through pleats on left and right. Bodice has narrow collar and deep V-neck with piping that twists at base of V. Bracelet length sleeves with cuffs. Back zipper. No labels.

B) Jacket of black wool. Jacket has long sleeves with rolled, notched cuffs, and a notched collar. Center front opening has 5 circular, plastic buttons and covered buttonholes. The padded hips have double welt pockets at left and right. The jacket is lined in black silk.

Combined Designer/Retailer label: "Neiman-Marcus dallas / Hattie Carnegie"
National Recovery Board / Coat and Suit Industry label "000006"

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: 1938.001.041
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metadc283689
Resource Type: Physical Object
Format: Image