Ensemble - Blouse and Skirt

Description:

Ensemble. The skirt is of heavy gold felt covered with black floral lace, which has been heavily "beaded" with sequins. Side zipper closure, and two side-seam pockets. Retailer's label inside skirt on side seam: "Neiman-Marcus". With black velvet belt, which is marked on reverse: "16 Charming Belts. 6406", "This / 'Bac-A-Belt' backing / guaranted by / Good Housekeeping" / wash or clean / as garment". The accompanying blouse is of black silk jersey with half length sleeves and gathered detail at scoop neckline. Center back zipper closure that extends full length of the garment. Inner waistband of grosgrain ribbon with hook and eye closure.
No labels in blouse.

Creator(s): Unknown
Location(s): United States
Creation Date: 1953  
Partner(s):
UNT College of Visual Arts + Design
Collection(s):
Texas Fashion Collection
Usage:
Total Uses: 91
Past 30 days: 4
Yesterday: 0
Creator:
Unknown
Date(s):
  • Creation: 1953
Coverage:
Place
United States
Date
1953  
Description:

Ensemble. The skirt is of heavy gold felt covered with black floral lace, which has been heavily "beaded" with sequins. Side zipper closure, and two side-seam pockets. Retailer's label inside skirt on side seam: "Neiman-Marcus". With black velvet belt, which is marked on reverse: "16 Charming Belts. 6406", "This / 'Bac-A-Belt' backing / guaranted by / Good Housekeeping" / wash or clean / as garment". The accompanying blouse is of black silk jersey with half length sleeves and gathered detail at scoop neckline. Center back zipper closure that extends full length of the garment. Inner waistband of grosgrain ribbon with hook and eye closure.
No labels in blouse.

Note:

This garment was part of the Carrie Marcus-Neiman Foundation collection of fashion, begun by Stanley and Edward Marcus to promote fashion and to honor their aunt Carrie Marcus-Neiman, one of the three founders of Neiman-Marcus.

Physical Description:

Size 14

Language(s):
Subject(s):
Contributor(s):
Partner:
UNT College of Visual Arts + Design
Collection:
Texas Fashion Collection
Identifier:
  • LOCAL-CONT-NO: 1938.001.255
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metadc30004
Resource Type: Physical Object
Format: Image
Rights:
Access: Public
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