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- Child's Dress
Child's dress of taupe cotton/silk trimmed in turquoise silk. Flair silhouette with dropped, pleated waist having hip belt effect, and pleats at hem and down center front. Center back opening with 7 turquoise silk covered buttons and tailored buttonholes. Short sleeves with lace at hem. Squared neckline. Lined in brown mercerized cotton. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc701468/
Pair of pumps of light brown leather. Designed with rounded, slightly pointed toe, the vamp enhanced with band of stitching matching the stitching around throat and upper edge. High stacked heel of darker brown, of modified boulevard style.
Designer's label: right shoe: "DeLiso Debs / Designed by / Palter DeLiso"
Retailer's label: left shoe: "Neiman-Marcus"
Brand: both shoes: "DeLiso Debs / Opera Last"
Handwritten notations inside: "5 AA 20149 14 / 4212-2XQ digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc701445/
- Ensemble - Sun Dress and Bolero/Jacket
Daytime ensemble of khaki green cotton twill consisting of:
A) Sun dress. Street-length, sleeveless, with deep rounded neckline. Skirt gathered into natural waist with attached narrow tie belt and bow of matching fabric. Center back zipper with hook & eye at back neckline and inner petersham of white grosgrain ribbon. Unlined.
Designer's label at left side seam: "Adele Simpson"
B) Cropped, bolero or shrug jacket of matching fabric. Embellished all-over with silver stitching "loops", the center of each loop having a circular paillette of reflective silver material. Single snap closure and single hook &loop at base of center front opening which crosses to fasten. Short sleeves. Deep V neckline in front. Lined in cream net.
Designer's label at center back neckline: "Adele Simpson" digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc701429/
- Evening Dress and Scarf
Evening dress of red, blue and gray polyester silk chiffon with scarf.
Dress is full-length and has draped bodice with moderate deep V-neckline. Center front lapped opening with three hook & eyes and two snaps as the closure. Set-in modified kimono sleeves gather at the top of the arm eye and at 1-1/2" cuffs. The cuffs fasten with a single loop and covered shank button. The sleeves are open/slit along the outer edge and under arm. Natural waist seam with full-length, semi-full red polyester silk underskirt and printed chiffon over skirt. The underskirt is slit at the side seams. The bodice is fully lined in red polyester silk. Elasticized waistline. Shoulder pads.
Designer's label at center back neckline: "Hanae Mori"
Fiber content/care tag, union label and style/size tag at right side seam of lining.
With matching scarf/sash of matching printed chiffon. Long narrow rectangular shape with rolled hem. When worn as a scarf it would hang to mid-calf; as a sash it would be hem length. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc701528/
Dress of pale green/gray polyester chiffon with woven-in satin stripes, and printed with clusters of floral sprays in green, purples, pinks, and white. Below-knee-length, with wide, rounded neckline and flounce of same fabric as ruffle around neckline. Long sleeves with ruffle cuffs of same fabric. Skirt gathers slightly into natural waistline with sewn-in gathered elastic band with two "string" belt loops. A ruffle/flounce of same fabric is around lower part of skirt, the upper edge of which is about knee-height at left side, and curving down to right edge. Center back opening with 5 self-covered buttons-and-loops above waist, hook and eye at neckline and waist, and a single hidden snap below waist. Built-in shoulder pads. Torso lined in green rayon.
Designer's label at inside left back neckline: "Hanae Mori"
Care/content/size/origin label directly below designer's label: Outer layer, 100% polyester, lining 100% rayon, size 8, made in Japan, dry clean only".
Retailer's label at inside right back neckline: "Neiman-Marcus"
With sash belt of purple/orchid satin ribbon; 2-1/4" wide. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc701414/
Dress of printed jersey knit wool. Dress is printed with somewhat surreal design of pink roses, violet butterflies, green water with blue plants growing from it, brown blossoms, and cream sections of negative space. Street-length with rounded neckline and attached self-tie. Long sleeves. Waist with 8 rows of horizontal gathered stitch detail forming a very light ruched effect. Center front concealed zipper opening with hook-and-eye at top. Unlined.
Designer's label sewn in at inside back neckline: "VIVID / Hanae Mori"
Care tag sewn to bottom of designer's label: "Out Cloth 100% Wool / lining / Made in Japan / Dry Cleaning Only"
Size tag sewn to bottom of care tag: "10"
Retailer's label sewn in at inside back neckline: "Neiman-Marcus / Trophy Room" digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc701450/
- Ensemble - Blouse and Skirt
Ensemble of silk with printed patterns of diagonal stripes and color blocks of pale gray, orange/brown, brown, etc. in diagonal stripes, with brocade of dark brown "spots".
A) Blouse. Short torso, with single-breasted center front opening with 6 self-covered small domed buttons and single hidden snap. Band or "Ascot" collar with long extended ends to tie at front. Modified batwing sleeves with cuffs having single self-covered button and hidden snap. Wide, shaped band at lower hem of blouse, with pointed sections at front, curving up at sides, and back down at center back. Center back with DEEP inner vent. Unlined.
Designer's label at inside back collar: "Hanae Mori / Boutique"
B) Skirt. Below-knee length A-line skirt with narrow waist band having hook-and-bar and concealed snap at center back, below which is zipper. Fully lined in brown silk(?)
Designer's label at back right inside waistband: "Hanae Mori / Boutique"
Size label beside designer's label: "12"
Content/care label below size label: "100% Silk / D.C.O." and "Care Instructions / Dry Clean / Only"
Union label below content/care label. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc701488/
Dress of turquoise blues and shades of pink silk chiffon with beaded bodice. The full-length dress has 3 pink petal flowers, one wraps around left side bodice, one at center-front hemline, and other at center-back hemline of skirt; the pattern of the petals continues beyond the flowers in shades of turquoise blue; round neckline and hemlines are cut along the petal shapes; bodice is accented with bugle beads in self-colors throughout; long sleeves; unstructured silhouette; fully lined in rayon; center-back zip and hook and eye closure.
No Designer label.
Fabric/care label inside back at upper neckline: "OUT CLOTH 100% SILK / LINING 100% RAYON / Size / MADE IN JAPAN / DRY CLEANING ONLY"
Retailer's label below fabric/care label: "Neiman-Marcus" digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc701475/
- Evening Dress
Evening dress of blue, aqua and white rayon/nylon blend brocade with gold metallic embroidery in flower and semi-circle motif. Knee-length. Center front zipper is hidden by ivory satin placket with 5 self-covered buttons. Double collar of brocade under and ivory satin upper. Short sleeves. Two patch pockets with flaps on front at sides. Princess seams. Inverted pleat in back starts at waistline; half belt band on back waistline is finished inside princess seams. Lined in blue rayon jacquard with "Mori Hanae" imprint.
Designer's label at center back neckline: "(Japanese characters) / Hanae Mori"
Retailer's label below designer's label: "Neiman-Marcus"
Size "8" tag attached to center of base of designer label.
Fiber content /care label above designer label. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc701449/
Dress of silk chiffon in blue flower motif on red background. About knee-length, the dress has a scoop neckline and butterfly sleeves. Waistline tucks and straight skirt. Center back opening with closure of two snaps with small bow of self as trim. Lined in red rayon.
Designer's label at back neckline: "Hanae Mori / Tokyo New York"
Retailer's label to right of designer label: "Neiman-Marcus"
Fiber content, cleaning instructions and size "8" label to left of center back opening.
With a matching scarf/sash of same fabric. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc701381/
- Suit - Jacket and Skirt
Suit of red suede in a beaded Native American Indian style feather motif, consisting of:
A) Jacket with V-neck line and a center front closure of three silver flower motif buttons with coral centers; edges of opening and buttonholes are laced with matching red suede. Princess seams. Three piece long sleeves with lacing on back seam. Left and right sides of front are trimmed with matching beaded appliques in feather motifs. Bottom of jacket is seamed with western style point and has 1/2" fringe at the hem. Unlined.
Designer's label at center back neckline: "Gossamer Wings / by / Barbara Grimes / Santa Fe"
B) Long skirt of matching red suede; lacing down center front and side seams. Waist band is 1" wide with suede lacing. Bottom section of skirt is seamed in the same western style as jacket bottom with zigzag hemline and 14" long fringe at hem. Bottom is trimmed with three beaded feather appliques on the front one applique at the center back. Center back zipper closure with covered snap on waistband. Lined in pink synthetic.
Designer's label at center back to left of zipper: "Gossamer Wings / by / Barbara Grimes / Santa Fe"
C) Belt of matching red suede. Belt is edged in red seed beads, turquoise and heishi shell beads, and is trimmed down the center with seven beaded applique feathers. Round buckle with U.S. 1888 Morgan silver dollar at center surrounded by coral, turquoise and heishi shell beading. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc701375/
Dress of ivory knit. Knee-length or slightly longer A-line dress, sleeveless, with rounded neckline. Narrow band of navy blue piping around armholes, neck-hole, and in an openwork section at top of right shoulder where piping outlines edges and is made to appear as if it is "laced" between the edges, with large floppy bow at top. Two slit side seam pockets, and two very thin navy blue string belt loops at sides. 6" slit at right side seam from hem upwards. Center back opening with zipper from neckline. Lined in cream.
Designer's label at right inside side seam: "Bill Blass"
Size label near designer's label: "8"
Care label near designer's label: "Professional / Dry Clean / Only"
Union label near designer's label.
With matching string belt of navy blue piping, with small circular covered button at one end and loop at other. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc701469/
- Ensemble - Blouse and Skirt
Skirt ensemble covered with tan, grey, and translucent white sequins, consisting of:
A) Skirt in straight style. Knee length. Center back zipper with hook & bar closure on 1" waistband. Fully lined in beige synthetic crepe.
Designer's label at left of zipper: "Vera Wang"
B) Top, hip length. Sleeveless, with scoop neck. Center back zipper with hook & eye. Fully lined in beige synthetic crepe. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc701377/
Dress of black shadow-stripe silk chiffon with red abstract print. Street length, with bound, rounded neckline. Long sleeves with snap at hem. Elastic in casing at waist. Six 3/8" covered buttons with self loops down bodice center back. Overskirt gathers from waistline, undulating from left front and back, 10 inches in length, graduates to 20 inches on right side. Slit 9" up from left side underskirt hem. Padded shoulders. Lined in black synthetic.
Designer's label at left of center back opening: "Hanae Mori"
Retailer's label at right of center back opening: "Neiman-Marcus"
Care/content and size "8" tags at right side seam.
With double-faced red satin belt; 2 inches x 56 inches long. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc701369/
- Coat Dress
Coat dress of white on pink brocade. Knee length, with short sleeves and notched collar. Double breasted, with 10 pink plastic buttons studded with rhinestones and 5 bound buttonholes. Side slit pockets. Lined in pink synthetic.
Combined designer/retailer label at center back neckline: "Neiman-Marcus / Pietro"
Union label at right side seam under arm. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc701452/
- Day Dress
Day dress of gray and yellow windowpane plaid cotton. Street length with short sleeves. Short collar. Faux placket runs down the center front of the bodice with bow at top and line of 5 non-functional white buttons. Full skirt is pleated and gathers at natural waist. At each side, slightly behind hip, are two slit pockets with side "flaps". Center back zipper closure, and grosgrain ribbon petersham with hook-and-eye closure. Unlined.
Designer's label inside at left side seam: "Galanos / Originals / Beverly Hills"
Retailer's label inside skirt at front: "Neiman-Marcus". digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc701401/
- Day Dress
Day dress of pink polyester. Street length, sleeveless, with princess seaming and with a wide, banded neckline trimmed in abstract waved lines bordered in yellow thread and separated with applique circles of white polyester. Hemline has 7-3/4" band of trim matching neckline. Center back zipper closure with 3 hook & eyes on neckline band. Lined in pink polyester satin.
Designer's label at center back seam near hem: "Countess Alexander / New York"
Retailer's label at neckline to left of zipper: "Sara Fredericks" digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc701495/
Dress of silk knit in pink, coral, beige, and white abstract "Pucci style" swirl pattern. Knee-length, with stand up collar and short sleeves. Matching 1-3/4" band at collar, cuffs and inset waistband. Darts in front, and center back zipper closure with hook & eye. Fully lined in pink silk jacquard with the designer's name.
Designer's label at right of zipper: "Bessi / Firenze Italia"
Fabric has "Bessi" signature in fabric design.
Retailer's label at left of zipper: "Expressly / for / Lou Lattimore / Made in / Italy"
Fabric/Care label below designer's label: "To be dry cleaned / 100% pure silk / Made in Italy"
Size tag below fabric/care label: "12". digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc701532/
- Day Dress
Day dress of bright yellow linen. Sleeveless with jewel neckline; contrasting, darker yellow top-stitching. Empire waist. Two paddle shaped patch pockets at sides with 1-1/4" non-functional buttons covered in white vinyl set in "handle" of each "paddle". Center back invisible zipper with hook & eye. Lined in bright yellow satin synthetic, with narrow band of pale yellow lace along selvage edge of fabric.
Designer's label at center back to left of zipper: "Pierre Cardin / Paris New York"
Care label at inside back below zipper: "Dry Clean / Only"
Union label by care label.
Manufacturing label at inside center back below zipper: Order 2; 6764 / Style 10(?) / Size 10 / Remarks [blank], partly over-stamped "235 10" digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc701490/
- Evening Gown
Evening gown of white heavy silk crepe. Full-length sleeveless dress with scoop neck, narrow straps and empire waist. Bodice is heavily beaded with circular mirrors and silver rhinestones. Skirt has vertical columns of mirrored beads and has band of heavy beading on hem matching bodice. Zipper closure at center back. Fully lined in cream fabric with petersham of same fabric.
Retailer's label at center back to left of zipper: "Sara Fredericks / Boston Palm Beach" digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc701434/
Jumper of chocolate brown jersey wool. Below knee length, with rounded neckline. Sleeveless, with squared armholes which have plackets over shoulders which extend down front to waistline and form opening for pockets. Six belt loops of same fabric. Center back hidden zipper with hook & eye. Lined in dark gray synthetic fabric.
Designer's label at back right shoulder: "Pierre Cardin / Paris New York"
Retailer's label at back left shoulder: "Maisonnette / Neiman-Marcus"
Union label and size tag attached to back seam.
With belt of tan patent leather with brass buckle; 1-1/2" wide.
Stamped: "Pierre Cardin / 10 / Genuine / Patent Leather / 715" digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc701482/
Dress of cream woven silk. Below knee length with 13" side slits. Long sleeves. Standing neckline with left side curving to asymmetrical decorative trim embellished with 5 large circular black plastic buttons ending at natural waist at center front. Center back invisible zipper with 2 hook & eyes. Lined in cream synthetic fabric.
Designer's label at back neckline to left of zipper: "Pierre Cardin / Paris New York" digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc701527/
- Child's Dress
Child's dress of beige linen with print design of Mother Goose, moons, people and animals. Solid beige collar with ruffled trim edged in peach; with matching band of same fabric/ruffles down center front. Center front opening of three snaps is hidden under center piece and ruffle. Gathered bodice with three vertical tucks at center back. Puffed short sleeve with narrow armbands. Cotton bias tape underneath at hem. Unlined.
No labels in garments. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc701459/
- Man's Coat
Man's coat of raccoon fur. Full length, with shawl collar. Two outer pockets trimmed with raccoon tails. Double-breasted center front opening with 8 round 1 1/2" leather covered buttons with loop closures. Long sleeves, with inner ribbed knit(?) cuffs. 51" from center back neckline to hem line. Upper lining of brown silk (?), and lower section lined with plaid wool. Inner pocket on left side.
No labels in garment. Name inked inside inner pocket: "Ellison" digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc701395/
Shoes of black suede. Heeled shoes designed as a variation between pumps and sandals, with rounded toe and low vamp/sides/heel with crossing straps at vamp. From heel a band extends upwards, splits, and becomes strap to wrap around ankle, which fastens with small buckle. 3 1/8" high modified continental heel covered with same suede.
Retailer's stamp in left shoe: "Neiman-Marcus Co / Dallas"
Designer's stamp in right shoe: "L. Miller / Beautiful Shoes"
Handwritten notation inside shoes: "7AA-4S2 14- 778 983419" digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc701427/
- Evening Ensemble - Top and Skirt
Evening ensemble of olive green sequined chiffon and textured green taffeta consisting of:
Top of olive green chiffon embellished in green sequins and green, light green iridescent and black seed beads throughout. Sleeveless, with asymmetric shoulder widths and round neckline. Center back zipper closure with hook & eye. Lined in olive green chiffon.
Designer' label at center back neckline: "Vera Wang"
Size "4" tag at base of designer label.
B) Skirt of textured olive green silk/viscose blend taffeta. Full length; A-line silhouette. Released pleat with tie of self-fabric at each side. Left side hidden zipper and hook & bar on 1" waistband. Lined in gray/green silk.
Designer's label at center back waist: "Vera Wang"
Fiber content/cleaning instructions tag and size "4" tag at base of designer label. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc701380/
- Pajama Set (Body Suit and Wrap Skirt)
Pajama set of navy blue and orange abstract printed nylon jersey. Fabric has "Lilly" signature in print. Set consists of:
A) One-piece body suit. Short, with large pointed collar. Long sleeves with 2" cuffs and self-covered button with tailored buttonhole. Center front opening of 5 self-covered buttons and loops.
Designer's label at center back neckline: "Lilly Pulitzer / 100% Nylon / 32 RN20690"
Retailer's label below designer label: "Neiman-Marcus"
B) Circular wrap skirt of same fabric. Full length. Narrow 1" waistband with snap closure.
Designer's label at side seam: "Lilly Pulitzer" and fiber content and size on back. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc701470/
- D'Orsay Pumps
D'Orsay pumps of silver leather. Designed with rounded toe and cut-away sides, the pumps have vamp formed of two wide curving bands joined at top of vamp and open at sides and toe. The silver leather of the vamp and the closed heel and ankle strap are embellished with top-stitching; the straps secured with a square rhinestone-set buckle. The modified French heel is covered with silvered leather, without top-stitching.
No markings in right shoe.
Left shoe with sewn-in label: "Neiman Marcus Co. Dallas / Fenwyn / Trade Mark Reg'd."
Both shoes with handwritten notation: "8a / S 12293 / 8315Bb" digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc701496/
Shoes of purple satin with silver kid leather trim. The shoes combine the closed heel and cut-away sides of a d'Orsay pump with the open strap-work vamp of a sandal. They have an ankle strap which secures with a small rectangular buckle, and which connected to the vamp via a strap which runs along the top of the foot. The high, modified French heel is covered with purple satin.
Retailer's label stamped in both shoes: "Neiman-Marcus Co. / Dallas" digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc701534/
- Ensemble - Dress and Jacket
Ensemble consisting of:
A) Dress of cotton/polyester blend knit in black, brown and white horizontal stripes. Collarless, rounded neckline; long sleeves. Below-knee length. Last 10" of hemline is silver and black lace with tan chiffon lining. Metallic silver trim at sleeve ends, neck and between fabric changes. Invisible center back zipper with hook & eye. Unlined.
Designer's label at center back to right of zipper: "Geoffrey Beene / New York"
B) Jacket of silver and gold lace with black and silver ribbon trim in abstract floral patterns. Scalloped V-neck at center front opening with two globe/marble-like buttons and tailored buttonholes. Neck line, opening and sleeve hems trimmed in black and silver ribbon. Long sleeves with scalloped edges. Faux pocket flaps of black striped knit matching dress with silver trim. Unlined.
Designer's label at center back neckline: "Geoffrey Beene / New York" digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc701398/
- Trench Coat
Trench coat of brown vinyl. Pointed collar. Knee-length or slightly longer. Long sleeves with translucent, brown plastic button on cuff. Single breasted with closure of nine matching buttons. Two patch pockets at front hips. Diamond motif of stitching and small vinyl diamonds at yoke and pockets. Back yoke of coat lined in dark yellow fabric; balance of coat unlined, showing orange cotton knit backing of vinyl.
Designer label on inside right of opening: "Ginessa / Made in / British Crown Colony of Hong Kong"
Care label to right of designer label.
Size label at left inside seam: "12"
Content label center back neckline: "75% Vinyl / 25% Cotton / Made in British Crown / Colony of Hong Kong"
With matching sash belt of same material. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc701425/
- Tunic Top
Tunic top of novelty wool knit. Overall-pattern of abstract/impressionistic small blossoms of pink, yellow, orange, and blue on green ground, with "furry" outer surface. Oval jewel neckline. Empire bodice with set-in short sleeves. Casings at waistline, armholes and sleeve seams. Side-seam slits in skirt portion stopping about 5" below the bodice line. Golden brown suede trim around the neckline, sleeves, hem and slits. Unlined. The floral pattern is very distinct on the interior.
No label. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc701530/
- Girl's Fancy Dress
Girl's fancy dress of beige silk satin with light green vertical stripes; satin ribbon flounces at hem, neckline, and sleeves. Large ruffle of net tulle with satin ribbon accents at the rounded neckline. Attached satin ribbon belt which forms three-looped bow in back. Short, puffed sleeves. Center back closure of hook & eyes. Slit pocket. Lined in cream colored organdy. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc701382/
- Suit - Jacket and Skirt
Suit (jacket and skirt) ensemble of wool in taupe with rectangular and square color blocks of cobalt blue and red. Color blocks are lightly outlined in black giving a "drawn on" effect. Lined with white wool. Consists of:
A) Jacket in box style. Rounded neckline. Center front opening with no closure. Mid-thigh length. Long sleeves; padded shoulders.
Designer's label at center back neckline: "Bill Blass"
Fiber content, cleaning instructions and size "8" tags attached to base of designer label.
B) Suit skirt. Below knee length. Shaped waist with no waistband. Navy blue grosgrain ribbon facing. Left side zipper with hook & eye.
Designer's label at center back waistline: "Bill Blass"
Fiber content tag has been removed.
Cleaning instructions and and "Front" tag at base of designer label. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc701432/
Front-wrap dress of taupe check wool flannel. V-neck with pointed collar and notched lapel. Long sleeves with 2-1/2" cuffs and closure of two brown, circular button and tailored buttonholes. Side, wide welt pockets. Mid-calf length. Taupe grosgrain ribbon petersham; padded shoulders. Skirt lined in taupe synthetic; bodice unlined.
Designer's label at center back neckline: "Adele Simpson"
Size "12" tag, "100% Wool" and cleaning instructions tag on side seam.
With accompanying belt of same fabric; 2" wide with self-covered buckle. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc701465/
Dress of black net with white swirls. Short capped, raglan sleeves; bateau neckline. Swirls in shape of flowers at right shoulder. Knee length under layer; top layer 1" above under layer with slit from hem to chest on right side. Braiding around neckline extends across front and back left shoulder to form trailing ends to hemline. Slit pocket at right side seam of inner layer.
Designer's label at center back neckline: "Geoffrey Beene / New York"
Union label, "Dry Clean Only" and size "6" tags at bottom of interior pocket flap. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc701403/
- Evening Dress
Evening dress of black lace with silver glitter star-like decoration. Bodice and long dolman sleeves of silver metallic fabric. Sleeves are zippered and trimmed in black lace at hem. Below-knee length. Pleated pouch pockets at sides. Skirt is slightly peg shaped and tapers into knees. Center back zipper closure with hook & eye. Black synthetic lining; shoulder pads.
Designer's label to right of zipper at neckline: "Geoffrey Beene / New York" digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc701388/
Coat of satin printed in multicolored shredded newspaper pattern. Bracelet length sleeves; turned down collar. Center front invisible placket closure with 4 mother of pearl buttons and self-covered button at neckline. Wide welt pockets at sides. Back vent; knee length. Lined in pale blue satin.
Designer's label at center back neckline: "Todd Oldham"
"Dry Clean / Only" and "Made / In U.S.A" tags at left side seam. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc701502/
Pumps of dark brown suede and brown alligator. Designed with a rounded toe, the uppers are of dark brown suede with toe-cap and heels of brown alligator. The modified Cuban heel is covered with brown alligator.
Designer's stamp in left shoe: "Delman / Made entirely by hand"
Retailer's stamp in right shoe: "Neiman-Marcus Co. / Dallas"
Handwritten note in each shoe: "2P67046 54 / 8a" digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc701384/
- Evening Slippers
Heeled evening slippers or pumps of peach satin. Designed with pointed toe, the plain uppers have a simple seam/stitch along squared edge of vamp which runs horizontally to meet the sole near heel. This seam gives a "two-tone" effect to the satin as the light hits it. The 2 1/4" high modified French heel is covered with the same satin.
Designer's label inside right shoe: "Paul's / Aristocrats / Hand Made / Turn-Sole"
Stamped inside right shoe: "Narrow Heel Model / Hand / Made / Turns / Sta-up-arch / No / T"
Written inside: "055 18304 / 0102" digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc701501/
- Sling-Back Evening Pumps
Pair of heeled sling-back evening pumps of silvered and painted leather. Designed with somewhat sharply rounded open toes, the shoes have an all-over design of yellow hand-painted "scales" on the silvered leather that look as if large silver scrolls are applied over a ground of yellow/golden scales. The vamp has a central hole surrounded by a ring of 8 applied silvered leather discs with a cluster of hand-painted yellow dots at center of each. The edge of vamp is cut in a gentle "pointed arch" shape. Ankle strap of plain silvered leather, secured with oval gilt metal buckle set with tiny rhinestones. The 2 1/4" boulevard heel is covered with the same hand-painted silvered leather as the rest of the shoe.
Designer's stamp in right shoe: "Delman / New York Chicago London Paris"
Retailer's stamp in left shoe: "Bergdorf / Goodman"
Handwritten in each shoe: "B80784 / S9474Sx / 5 vN / 821" digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc701417/
- Evening Slippers
Evening slippers or pumps of gold kid leather with inset panels of metallic gold brocade. Designed with gently pointed toe, the pumps have a low-cut plain gold kid leather vamp with curved upper edge and thin band of inset brocade which sweeps to side and widens out into large panels. Side panels, ankle strap, and back upper heel all of plain gold kid leather. Ankle straps fasten at side with single amber-colored rhinestone stud buttons. The 2" high modified French heel is covered in plain gold kid leather.
Retailer's stamp inside both shoes: "Lord & Taylor / New York"
Embossed on sole of each shoe: "5158 / 28 / Made / In / Austria / 6 / AA"
Stamped inside shoes: "6AA" digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc701541/
- Day Dress
Day dress with pink linen bodice and netted lace pink and green skirt in floral motif. Peter pan collar. Center front opening of six self-covered buttons, 2 snaps at neckline and 1 hook & eye where skirt and bodice meet; bound buttonholes. Three snap closure on center front of skirt. Four pleats on either side of opening of bodice. Long sleeves with 2 1/4" french cuffs with two self-covered buttons and bound buttonholes. Skirt lined in pink organdy; bodice lined in pink synthetic; under arm pads.
Designer's label at center back neckline: "Chuck Howard"
Retailer's label below designer label: "Silver Key / Neiman Marcus"
With accompanying belt of olive green linen backed in leather. 2" wide and 34 1/2" long. Square buckle of self fabric. Three holes for sizing.
Stamped: "14 925" digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc701374/
Coat of black wool felt lined in cream wool. Street-length, with center front opening and no closures. Rounded high neckline, with no collar, but "corners" of opening flap open to form lapels showing the cream lining. 3/4 length dolmen sleeves with tapered extensions forming 7" "cuffs". Two slit pockets at hips in side seams. The coat appears reversible, but the placement of tags and lack of access to pockets from interior indicates otherwise.
Designer's label at inside back collar: "Geoffrey Beene"
Care label at inside right side seam: "Dry Clean / Only"
Size label attached to Care label: "4"
With accompanying black leather belt, with 1" wide sections at ends, and wide 3 1/2" wide "waved" shaped section at center back. Rectangular silver-colored buckle.
Stamped on reverse: "4" "Geoffre / Beene" "1021" digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc701390/
Dress of white leather. Sleeveless with round neckline. Knee length. Princess seams with dropped waist. Center back zipper with hook & loop. Lined in black and white hounds-tooth synthetic.
Designer's label: "Adele Martin / Original" digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc701399/
- Boy's Coat
Boy's coat of black and white herringbone tweed. Double breasted with notched lapel and 6 buttons; opening is reversible to be opened on left or right. Patch pockets at sides. Half belt across back. Lined from the waist up with dark gray flannel, and from the waist down with plaid flannel.
Manufacturer's label: "Ess Kay" digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc701400/
- Evening Gown
Evening gown of light green silk organza heavily beaded with white bugle and crystal beads in abstract zigzag design. Crystal beads on are beaded on taupe thread, and white bugle beads on green thread. Full-length; rounded neckline; sleeveless. Fitted bodice. Band of horizontal beading at waist. Center back zipper closure with hook & eye. Fully lined in matching green silk.
Retailer's label at center back to left of zipper: "Sara Fredericks / Palm Beach Boston Swampscott" digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc701483/
Dress of synthetic taffeta in black polka dots on white background. Scoop neck; knee length. Sleeveless; back of dress is halter cut. False attached vest with solid black knit insets, stitched in silver metallic thread and trimmed in silver metallic ribbon. Front of dress is black knit, V-shaped with curved flat pleats at each side of the V at waist. Center back hidden zipper. Lined ivory crepe synthetic (polyester?).
Designer's label at center back to right of zipper: "Geoffrey Beene / New York"
Size "6" tag, cleaning instructions and union label attached to base of zipper. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc701510/
- Evening Dress
Evening dress of chocolate brown wool crepe. Full length. Halter style empire bodice crosses in back. Princess seams. Center back zipper with hook & eye. Lined in brown synthetic.
Designer's label at back: "Bill Blass"
Union label and size "10" tags at center back seam below zipper. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc701386/
- Little Girl's Dress
Little girl's dress of peach silk crepe. Embroidered smocking of purple flowers, greenery, and grey decorative stitches on rounded neckline; purple flower embroidery on body of dress. Center back closure of two snaps. Short, puffed sleeves. Unlined. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc701402/