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- [Costume Design]
Reproduction of a costume design for an unidentified female costume by Lilli Wolff, believed to date from before 1945. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc770778/
- [Fashion Design]
Original fashion design by Lilli Wolff. Possibly for a festival gown, design for a female figure with yellow full skirted dress. Various penciled notes and two penciled variations for the skirt design. Believed to have been done between 1945 and 1960, most likely in Dallas, Texas. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc770789/
- [Fashion Design]
Original fashion design by Lilli Wolff. Possibly for a festival gown, design for a female figure with tiered full skirted dress. Believed to have been done between 1945 and 1960, most likely in Dallas, Texas. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc770814/
Original sketch for a fashion design by Lilli Wolff. Possibly for a costume, of a female figure with black dress accented with pink bow and ruffles, and green gloves and shoes. Believed to have been done in Germany before 1945. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc770754/
Belt of gold-colored metal. Heavy double-link chain with 7 "GG" openwork plaques and a single "G" spring clasp.
Marks:"Gucci / Italy" digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc701456/
- Trench Coat
Trench coat of brown and white tweed wool. Street length, double breasted, with bracelet-length sleeves with wide turned-back cuffs. Secured at front with four large brown faux-tortoiseshell buttons in two pairs, and a fifth inner upper left collar point to secure label/placket. Slit pockets at hips. Lined in brown silk(?)
Combined Designer's / Retailer's label at center back inside collar: "Pietro / Neiman-Marcus" [on same line, Pietro in tall thin letters at center, Neiman-Marcus in shorter thick letters extending across.
Fabric maker's label at inside right side "Anglo Fabrics / 100%Wool" embroidered "over" a coat of arms design in damask with legend reading "Webster Dudley / Quality and Style".
With accompanying belt covered in matching wool tweed, with rectangular buckle covered in same fabric. Backed in dark brown leather.
Stamped on reverse: "10" digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc701479/
- Ensemble - Dress, Jacket, and Muff
Evening ensemble of golden olive green lightweight wool twill:
A) Short jacket. No collar, center front opening with 4 hook-and-loop closures. Back has section of bloused fabric giving the effect of a faux hood hanging back. Wide bands of decoration on front, yoke, and on faux "hood" of back, in the form of golden vines of gold braid and leaves and flowers of gold and pearl beads. Fully lined in olive silk crepe.
Label at center back inside neckline: "Milgrim".
B) Full length evening dress of matching fabric. Sleeveless, wide straps. Moderate neckline with "bow" effect at front. Just below knot of bow is accent of brown mink. Slight train to back of skirt. Side zipper closure. Fully lined in green silk crepe matching jacket.
Label inside skirt: "Milgrim"
C) Muff of matching fabric. Large trapezoidal shaped muff, the front with two large tiers of mink tails and a large bow with floral pattern in tiny white seed beads accented in gold beads and with scrolling gold embroidery. Zipper compartment on back.
Label inside pocket: "This Article / 10 Year Guarantee" "Berlou / Moth / Proofed" digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc701451/
- Skirt - Vest, Skirt, and Dickey
Suit/ensemble of maize-yellow linen(?) (Possibly blend), consisting of:
A) Vest/Sleeveless jacket. Waist-length or slightly lower. Front opening, slightly off-center to left side, with three faux thick, circular, "nobbly", chunky buttons in false buttonholes on plaquet, secured with 6 hidden cloth-covered snaps. Princess seams. Spread collar. Fully lined in yellow silk(?).
Designer's label at inside right front flap: "Geoffrey Beene".
B) Skirt. Knee-length or slightly below. Narrow, slightly A-line due to darts and fitting at narrow waistband. Two hooks and snap on waistband at left, above zipper. Front with small gathers. Slit pockets at hips. Fully lined in yellow silk(?).
Retailer's label at inside seam near hem: "Neiman-Marcus"
C) Dickey of gray to black and dark ivory silk. Triangular shape, with collar, attaches with four hidden snaps, with dress weights sewn into lower point and to space slightly below throat. Printed in a pattern of patches of grey/black hatching on the dark ivory ground.
No labels on garment. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc701372/
- Evening Dress
Evening dress of rose wool crepe with modified princess seaming. Full length; sleeveless. Scoop neckline with squared bottom. Gusset on right seam at hem. Center back closure of three large conical buttons fashioned from magenta/purple and white marbled spherical beads; closure supported with six covered snaps and hook & eye; bound buttonholes cut on a diagonal. Lined in pink silk douppioni.
Designer's label at left underarm: "Galanos"
Retailer's label at right underarm: "Neiman-Marcus" digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc701397/
- Suit - Jacket and Skirt
Suit (jacket and skirt) of heavy woven polyester(?) in a harlequin pattern of diamonds of off-white, brown, beige, and tan. Suit consists of:
A) Jacket. Short, waist length jacket with long sleeves edged in narrow band of same fabric. Double breasted, with two hidden snaps and with 6 large circular plastic buttons at front in 3 pairs, each button of medium brown with light tan ring around rim. Princess darts for fit. Fully lined in tan acetate.
Designer's label at inside neckline: "Irene Galitzine / Roma"
B) Skirt. Matching skirt, knee-length or slightly shorter, slightly A-line from front, with flat front and with heavy, large box pleats at back. Narrow waistband with two hook-and eye fasteners at right side above side zipper. Lining matches jacket's lining.
Designer's label at center back inside waistline: "Irene Galitzine / Roma" digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc701415/
- Poster Dress: "The Cat"
"The Cat" (aka "Pussy Cat") poster dress. Mini-dress of screen printed "paper" (75% rayon, 25% nylon? or tissue/rayon/wood pulp), of simple a-line shape, rounded neckline, sleeveless, with velcro opening at left shoulder. Velcro along left seam. Approx. knee-length. Unlined.
Label has detached from center back inside neckline, held on hanger with safety pin. "London" Poster tm Dress" "Medium" digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc701376/
- Day Dress
Day dress of olive green ground with small floral print in browns and creams. Street-length, with no collar and V-neckline. Slight gathers at sides of neckline. Short dolman sleeves with underarm gussets. Bodice is double-breasted, with self-covered buttons and bound buttonholes. A-line skirt, pleats/gathers at waistline. Lined in gold silk faille.
Designer's label at left side seam: "Adele Simpson"
Retailer's label at left side seam: "Neiman-Marcus"
With matching contour belt of brown leather covered with same silk print. Rectangular buckle covered with same fabric.
No labels/marks on belt. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc701486/
Minidress of grey ribbed polyester knit; bias cut. Sleeveless with wide armholes. A-line; knee length. Scoop neck front and back with cutout at center back of yoke. Slim silhouette; four panels with slit pockets at sides of center front panel. Zipper closure at back of left side panel. Lined in gray polyester.
Designer's label at inside side seam: "Jon Haggins" digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc701539/
- Evening Gown
Evening gown of rose pink silk. Full-length, sleeveless, with sweetheart neckline and thin satin cord double-straps at each shoulder. Bodice with fan-shaped radiating seaming from center line outwards over each cup, but not meeting at center point - left side starting higher than right. Raised waist, into which skirt is gathered. From sides, towards front, and down along sides of front is "fin" of same fabric, which extends out, with slight "ruffle" effect to edge. Center back zipper closure. Part-lined in very pale peach/pink fabric (bust, upper abdomen, etc.
Retailer's label inside skirt at side seam, partly printed, partly hand-written: "Bergdorf-Goodman / Fifth Ave., New York / Mrs. R. Lloyd / Date: 10/13/41 No. 17313" digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc701363/
- Infant's Dress
Infant's dress of fine batiste cotton with broderie anglaise. Yoke has attached 4"ruffle of broderie anglaise with insertion lace and pink satin ribbon. Long sleeves have insertion lace cuffs and pink satin ribbon. Full length.
No labels in garment. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc701412/
- Suit - Jacket and Skirt
Suit of beige linen with bands of beige silk embroidered fan-shapes. Suit consists of:
A) Jacket. Waist-length or slightly longer, single-breasted, with 5 self-covered and embroidered conical buttons and bound button holes. Long sleeves with turned-back cuffs secured at openings. Bust darts for fitting. Collar and lapels with bands of same embroidery as rest of suit. Single pocket above left breast, with bound buttonhole style opening, and smaller bound buttonhole style opening horizontally above main opening. Lined in beige silk. Torso of jacket with three horizontal bands of beige embroidered bands of fan shapes, sleeves with two bands, and then with cuffs covered with the embroidery.
Combined designer's/retailer's label at inside back neckline: "Irene / Exclusively for / Neiman-Marcus / Dallas"
B) Skirt. Street-length, straight skirt with slight darts around waist for fitting. 1 1/8" wide waistband, with inner beige grosgrain petersham. Waistband and petersham with hook-and-eye closures over left side zipper. Skirt has 4 wide bands of embroidery, each band consisting of rows of beige fan-shapes. Unlined.
No labels in skirt. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc701368/
- Child's Dress
Child's dress of black wool with red paisley trim. Full length dress, with turned down collar of paisley print. Long sleeves with 4" cuffs trimmed in matching paisley print. Center front opening with 15 nonfunctional paisley covered buttons with hook & eyes underneath. Side pockets trimmed in paisley print. Center back panel is gathered at waist to give slight bustle effect and is belted in paisley print with oval buckle in black ribbed fabric. Lined in brown polished cotton. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc701506/
- Evening Coat
Evening coat of cream/ecru wool with beige velvet accents and braided cream cord trim. Full length; center front opening with single hook & eye closure. Wide, 3/4 length dolman sleeves with velvet cuffs. Silk cord in scroll and chain pattern outlined front, sleeves and back to waist. Two inside pockets; ivory silk lining. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc701461/
- Wedding Dress
Wedding dress. Off-white wedding dress of polyester(?). Mini length, with rounded scooped neckline, short sleeves, and slightly raised waist. Center front of bodice with wide vertical band of white lace from neckline to waist. Sleeves are short, gathered into shoulder, and appear to have two flounces of lace, but are actually two sleeves each, a shorter and a slightly longer inside, creating the flounced look. Skirt gathered into waist. Center back zipper. The inside neckline hem edge, and inside edge of lower hem with narrow off-white lace "tape" binding.
No labels in garment.
With ribbon sash belt of off-white/ivory satin, 1 1/2" wide x 89" long, with swallow-tail ends.
With accompanying headpiece/veil. Off-white satin covered headband with white embroidered/appliqued scrolling foliage forms set with tiny pearls and crystals. Attached to headband are two layers of fine off-white net/tulle veiling, shoulder and mid-back length. Small metal comb attached to headband to secure to wearer's head. Satin ribbon lining to headband.
No labels in headband. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc701504/
- Day Dress
Day dress of printed cotton, brown on white, with black "spots" in a very tiny geometric pattern. Just below knee length. Double collar and cuffs with white cotton(?) button-in, detachable panels. Short sleeves, pleated into hems. V-neckline below collar, which has lower placket opening with three circular black buttons and bound buttonholes, and one hook-and-loop at waist, inner petersham with hooks and eyes, and series of 4 hidden snaps at center front of skirt. Natural waist, into which bodice and skirt are pleated. Full skirt. Lined in ivory organza/organdy.
Designer's label at inside left seam of skirt: "Mollie Parnis / New York"
Union label near designer's label.
Size label at inside of skirt opening: "Size 10"
With accompanying belt of black patent leather; 2" wide with square buckle. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc701473/
- Wedding Dress
Wedding dress of white chiffon(?), tulle, and lace. Full-length, full skirt. Empire waist. Long sleeves, with 3" lace cuffs and lace ruffle and two bands of matching lace running length of sleeve. Lace ruffle around shoulder. Square neckline, filled in with lace, which rises to form high standing collar with ruffle. Band of lace at waist and two bands down front. Cathedral train with two tiers of self at lower part of skirt, edged in lace. Lapped center back zipper. Attached slip of ivory synthetic, and very full layer of tulle. Tiers also with under layer of tulle.
Union Label inside skirt.
With matching headpiece/veil. Rigid cylindrical headpiece of stiffened, wired lace, the sides of which extend down in points, from the crown of which spring 3 layers of white tulle, the shortest (shoulder length) and middle (calf-length) layers edged with lace to match dress, the longest (trailing behind) with plain edge. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc701512/
Coat of golden seal fur with mink collar. Hip-length "Stroller" coat has long sleeves and center-front opening with three large circular simulated wood buttons. Large patch pockets. Collar of black mink.
Retailer's label inside back collar: "Neusteters"
Fur Authority Label inside right pocket. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc701408/
- Child's Sundress
Child's sundress of horizontally striped blue, brown, and white cotton delusted satin. Rounded neckline, higher in front than back; sleeveless. Neckline and armholes piped in matching blue fabric. Left side closure with 5 buttons. Full skirt, gathered at waistline with blue piping. Tie belt of same fabric attached at sides and ties in back. Upper bodice lined of cream colored muslin.
Maker's label at inside back neck: "Kate / Greenaway / Frock"
Paper size tag behind maker's tag.
Original Hope Skillman paper tag attached, with hand-written note identifying designer Joan Ballew. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc701430/
- Ensemble - Blouse, Pants, and Sash
Ensemble of magenta silk chiffon consisting of:
(A) Tunic style top of printed chiffon with bodice in lotus flower motif. Low crossover, V-shaped front with closure of two covered snaps. Long flowing, bell-shaped sleeves and flared skirt. Skirt and sleeve hems have monofilament inserted to give body and shape. Bodice lined in light blue rayon chiffon.
Designer's label at center back neckline: "(Japanese characters) / Hanea Mori "
Retailer's label at center back neckline: "Neiman-Marcus"
Content/care label at center back neckline.
Size "14" tag attached to base of designer label.
(B) Pants of magenta silk chiffon. Wide legs of three layers of chiffon. Center back opening of five covered snaps with hook & bar and additional covered snap on 1" waistband.
Size "14" tag at center back.
(C) Sash of matching lotus flower motif printed chiffon. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc701407/
Dress in shift style of violet, blue and pink flower motif silk with outer layer of black chiffon. Attached cape overlay on back in black chiffon with matching flower motif. Square neck elasticized at shoulders scoops in back; elbow length butterfly sleeves of black chiffon. Center back zipper with hook & eye on dress and covered snaps on cape. Lined in black rayon.
Designer's label at back neckline: "(Japanese characters) / Hanae Mori"
Size "10" tag attached to base of designer label.
Content/care label at back neckline.
Retailer's label on center back seam of dress near hem: "Neiman-Marcus" digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc701508/
- Child's Dress
Child's dress of black & tan woven cotton check/plaid. Full-length, with high, rounded collar. Set in black taffeta full-length sleeves with wide cuffs of the black/tan check, secured with two mother of pearl buttons each. Natural waist. Hem with wide band of ruffled black taffeta and a plain band of black taffeta running slightly above hem. Patch pocket at right hip composed of plaid panels formed as a "vest", with black taffeta ruffle filling in center, and three non-functioning circular mother of pearl buttons on slight curve following edge of "vest" front non-functioning opening. Center back opening with 9 circular mother of pearl buttons and hook & loop at neckline. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc701507/
Dress of yellow nylon and chiffon with floral print in greens, white, and pale orange. Full-length dress consists of layers. Inner yellow nylon(?) sheath, sleeveless, with neckline with slight, shallow rounding. Center back zipper. Outer layer is attached to inner only at neckline and armholes. Full-length, flowing outer layer of yellow chiffon with floral print. Vertical pin tucks at left and right of neckline from shoulders mid-bust. Long, flowing panels from shoulders, not true sleeves, not closed along underside/inside of arm, but extending as over-sized cap sleeves - also described as "open kimono sleeves" or "over-sized flutter sleeves". Center back closure with 12 self covered buttons and loops.
Designer's label at inside back zipper: "Teal Traina / New York"
Care label at side seam near hem: "Professionally / Dry Clean / Only"
Union label at side seam near hem.
Size label at side seam near hem: "10"
Spare cloth-covered button sewn near union/care/size labels. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc701394/
- Infant's Ensemble (Dress and Slip)
Infant's ensemble of fine white persian lawn consisting of:
A) Infant's dress of white batiste cotton. Full length dress gathers into square yoke with narrow, vertical rows of fine eyelet and hair pin lace. Two rows of pin tucking separated by two rows of eyelet and hair pin lace matching yoke at bottom with 2-1/2" ruffle of scalloped eyelet lace at hem. Round neckline trimmed in lace. Long sleeves with lace at hem; center back opening.
B) Slip of white batiste cotton. Neckline and armholes trimmed in lace. Full length. Narrow row of pin tucks and row of eyelet and hair pin lace matching dress with matching ruffle of scalloped, eyelet at hem. Closure of mother-of-pearl buttons at shoulders.
No labels in garment. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc701437/
Dress of white silk with multicolored bird and foliage print. Squared neckline with double collar. Short set-in sleeves with two reverse tucks at cuff. Mid-calf length. Two layers of reversed tucks below natural waist line. Back interest of three tiers of sculptural pleating simulating a flat bustle; folds are attached on right and close on left with three snaps. Center back zipper with hook & eye. Unlined.
With matching belt of same fabric, 1-1/2" wide. Rectangular, self-covered buckle. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc701436/
- 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/
Dress of acrylic in print of blue, light blue and purple curved rays emanating from large hot pink circles, and with "Hanae Mori" signature in the print. Floor length dress has a peasant neckline and elbow length, puffed sleeves. Elastic gathered from bust to waist. Floor length. Side slit pockets. Unlined.
Designer's label at center back neckline: "Hanae Mori / Tokyo . New York"
Size/fiber content/care label to left of designer label.
With cord belt of same fabric. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc701396/
- Evening Ensemble - Dress and Jacket
Evening ensemble consisting of:
Evening dress of light green silk chiffon in green and white leaf pattern with large pink and red chrysanthemum flowers at hem. Green satin spaghetti straps matching piping around upper edge of bodice; empire waist. Bodice is covered in matching bugle beads that accentuate the pattern of the fabric. Floor length. Center back opening of snaps and hook & eyes on bodice, zipper on lining below waist hidden by snaps on outer layer. Under layer of green chiffon; lining of green rayon.
Designer's label to left of opening on bodice: "Hanae Mori (Japanese symbols)"
Size "6" tag at base of designer label.
Fiber content and cleaning instructions tag above designer label.
Jacket of green silk chiffon in same pattern as dress. Fully beaded in bugle beads that accentuate the pattern of the fabric. Scalloped edges follow the pattern of the print. Long sleeves; rounded neckline. Right side, wrap around snap closure follows edge of large pink flower on left. Lined in green silk chiffon; padded shoulders. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc701379/
Dress of blue nylon knit with clouds and airplane motif, and with "Hanae Mori" signature in the print. Full length, with round neck, gathered at yoke. Neckline is trimmed with three cords of same fabric and trailing ends forming a tie at the center front. Long sleeves are gathered at 1-1/2" cuffs, which close with large covered snap. Center front placket closes with large covered snaps and is trimmed with four airplane-shaped, nonfunctional buttons. Unlined.
Designer's label at center back neckline: "Hanae Mori / Tokyo . New York"
Fiber content/care label to left of designer label.
Union Label beside content/care label.
With cord belt of same print fabric.
With belt of magenta pink leather; 3/4" wide. Horseshoe shaped buckle. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc701505/
- 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 black silk chiffon with large, painterly, abstract paisley designs of red, gold, light gray, blue, and purple. Full length, with three-quarter length sleeves with flutter ruffle along top seam. Round scoop neckline. Sheath-like silhouette; ankle-length. Center-back closure of 9 self-covered buttons and loops. Padded shoulders. Lined in black synthetic.
Designer's label at back neckline: "Hanae Mori / Boutique"
Care/content and size "14" tag attached to base of designer's label.
with barrette of black grosgrain ribbon carnation with tiny satin ribbon accents of red, turquoise, and purple satin. (Worn with dress) digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc701444/
Dress of color blocked blue, pink, and orange silk chiffon gently patterned from the bust to hem with multicolored butterflies, exotic flowers, and blue and green blades of grass. The full-length dress is embellished with horizontal stripes of bugle beads that are spaced farther apart as they reach the bottom of the dress; the butterflies, flowers, and grass blades are embellished with seed and bugle beads. Band collar; straight, unstructured silhouette. Top of dress is blue, middle is pink, and bottom is orange. Center-back zip closure with two hook and eyes at collar; 15" slit at right side. Built-in shoulder pads. Long sleeves are unlined; balance of dress is lined in light mauve rayon.
Fabric/care label inside back at upper neckline: "Out Cloth 100% Silk / Lining 100% Rayon / Size / Made In Japan / Dry Cleaning Only" digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc701438/
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/
- Day Dress
Day dress in sheath style of turquoise blue wool knit. Knee-length, with short sleeves and banded collar. Diagonal, 2" welt pockets at side hips. Center back opening of 7 circular turquoise plastic buttons with bound buttonholes, two snaps at neckline, and two hook & eyes on collar. Lined in white synthetic.
Designer's label at back neckline: "Modèle / Guy Laroche / Paris / Diffusé Par Maria Carine / Made in France"
Handwritten style number label below designer label: "LR E6531 Rapp(?) 8"
Retailer's(?) label at right side seam is cut: "i.m. / Made in France" digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc701462/
- 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/