Ensemble - Dress and Coat

Description:

Ensemble

A) Coat of cream and orange wool gabardine. Approximately knee-length cream wool coat, with rounded neckline. Asymmetrical front opening set to left of center with 5 large circular white ceramic or plastic buttons with bound buttonholes. Long sleeves with orange cuffs buttoning with two matching buttons. Three orange flap pockets - two on right, one on left - with bound slit pocket under flap. Collar, opening, cuffs, and pocket flaps of orange wool gabardine. Lined in cream silk crepe.

Designer's label inside at back collar: "Norell".
Retailer's label at inside right seam: "Esther Wolf / Houston"

B) Dress of bright orange wool gaberdine. Knee-length, with rounded neckline. Sleeveless. Bust darts. Wide straps. Left shoulder with 5 hook-and-eyes closure. Left side zipper at bodice, and second zipper and three hook and eyes at skirt. Skirt slightly gathered at natural waistline. Side seam pockets. Lined in orange silk.

Designer's label at inside skirt lining seam: "Norman Norell / New York"
Union Label near designer's label.
Care label inside at left side seam: "DO NOT USE STEAM IRON"
Small label at inside front neckline: "FRONT"

Creator(s): Norell, Norman
Location(s):
Creation Date: 1963/1972  
Partner(s):
UNT College of Visual Arts + Design
Collection(s):
Texas Fashion Collection
Usage:
Total Uses: 8
Past 30 days: 0
Yesterday: 0
Creator (Designer):
Norell, Norman

Norell, Norman (b. Noblesville, Indiana, USA, 1900 - d. New York, New York, USA, 1972)

Date(s):
  • Creation: 1963/1972
Coverage:
Place
United States - New York - New York City
Place
United States - Texas - Harris County - Houston
From 1963 to 1972
Description:

Ensemble

A) Coat of cream and orange wool gabardine. Approximately knee-length cream wool coat, with rounded neckline. Asymmetrical front opening set to left of center with 5 large circular white ceramic or plastic buttons with bound buttonholes. Long sleeves with orange cuffs buttoning with two matching buttons. Three orange flap pockets - two on right, one on left - with bound slit pocket under flap. Collar, opening, cuffs, and pocket flaps of orange wool gabardine. Lined in cream silk crepe.

Designer's label inside at back collar: "Norell".
Retailer's label at inside right seam: "Esther Wolf / Houston"

B) Dress of bright orange wool gaberdine. Knee-length, with rounded neckline. Sleeveless. Bust darts. Wide straps. Left shoulder with 5 hook-and-eyes closure. Left side zipper at bodice, and second zipper and three hook and eyes at skirt. Skirt slightly gathered at natural waistline. Side seam pockets. Lined in orange silk.

Designer's label at inside skirt lining seam: "Norman Norell / New York"
Union Label near designer's label.
Care label inside at left side seam: "DO NOT USE STEAM IRON"
Small label at inside front neckline: "FRONT"

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Contributor(s):
Partner:
UNT College of Visual Arts + Design
Collection:
Texas Fashion Collection
Identifier:
  • LOCAL-CONT-NO: 1978.014.030
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metadc330340
Resource Type: Physical Object
Format: Image
Rights:
Access: Public
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