Ensemble - Dress and Coat

Description:

Ensemble consisting of green leather jacket and green and black striped knit dress with green leather belt. The sheath-style street-length dress is of wool jersey with a knitted pattern of horizontal green and black stripes. It has very short sleeves and a wide boat neckline, and is unlined. The dress has an accompanying green leather belt that ends in fringe. The street-length coat is of matching green leather, with long sleeves and tuxedo collar that extends to lower hem. The center-front opening has no closures, and there is a welt pocket at each side seam. The coat is lined in the same fabric the dress is made from, and faces the tuxedo collar and opening.

There are no designer labels in the garments, and the coat has retailer's label: "Neiman-Marcus / Trophy Room".

Creator(s): Cashin, Bonnie
Location(s): United States
Creation Date: 1956
Partner(s):
UNT College of Visual Arts + Design
Collection(s):
Texas Fashion Collection
Usage:
Total Uses: 154
Past 30 days: 4
Yesterday: 0
Creator (Designer):
Date(s):
  • Creation: 1956
Coverage:
Place
United States
Date
1956  
Description:

Ensemble consisting of green leather jacket and green and black striped knit dress with green leather belt. The sheath-style street-length dress is of wool jersey with a knitted pattern of horizontal green and black stripes. It has very short sleeves and a wide boat neckline, and is unlined. The dress has an accompanying green leather belt that ends in fringe. The street-length coat is of matching green leather, with long sleeves and tuxedo collar that extends to lower hem. The center-front opening has no closures, and there is a welt pocket at each side seam. The coat is lined in the same fabric the dress is made from, and faces the tuxedo collar and opening.

There are no designer labels in the garments, and the coat has retailer's label: "Neiman-Marcus / Trophy Room".

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.

Physical Description:

Size 8.

Language(s):
Subject(s):
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: 1938.001.265
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metadc30009
Resource Type: Physical Object
Format: Image
Rights:
Access: Public
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