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  Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design
 Decade: 1950-1959
 Year: 1952
Hat

Hat

Date: 1952
Creator: Asbury Millinery Co. (Dallas, Texas)
Description: Hat of multi-colored straw. Based on a beret, the hat consists of a crown of finely woven straw in bands of dark blue, red, white, and dark blue. The crown is formed as a flattened sphere, surmounted by a small sphere of dark blue velvet. The hat is unlined, with an inner hatband of dark blue/black grosgrain ribbon around the inside base of the crown. Brand label sewn to inner hatband: "Lee Bury / Hats".
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Hat

Hat

Date: 1952
Creator: Sandy of Dallas (Dallas, Texas)
Description: Hat of natural colored braided straw. The hat is formed of a flat oval of braided straw, turned up at back, trimmed with a small bouquet of red and blue silk flowers. At the back of the hat, on the segment that is turned up, is applied a black velvet ribbon bow. Extending to either side from the center, beneath the flowers, are black velvet ribbons to tie the hat under the wearer's chin. Designer's label on underside of hat: "Sandy Dallas" Worn by Frances Virginia Parramore Thinnes in 1952 at an event in Abilene, Texas.
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Achilles

Achilles

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Date: 1952
Creator: Newman, Barnett
Description: The painting consists of a large red vertical field on a darker red/black field.
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Pillbox Hat

Pillbox Hat

Date: 1952
Creator: Green-Field, Benjamin B.
Description: Pillbox hat of knit material with embroidery and mirrors. The black fabric of the hat is covered with yellow embroidered star shapes and small circular mirrors ca. 1.5 cm. in diameter bordered by red thread embroidery/crochet. Cylindrical crown formed as slightly "crushed", folding in in some areas and bulging out in others, and with gently scalloped lower edge. Top is generally flat, with an applied tear-drop shaped section of the same material, with trailing "ribbons" of same material extending off of back of hat. The edge of the applied panel and the lower edge of the crown are edged with alternating red and black beads, with two strands and two loops of the same beading descending from the between the "ribbons" at top. The inside of the crown is lined in red mesh and edged with red grosgrain ribbon. There are two plastic combs, one at either side, to secure hat to wearer's head. Designer's label inside crown: "Bes-Ben / Made in Chicago" Gift of Mr. John C. Murphy, through the Chicago Historical Society.
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Cocktail Dress

Cocktail Dress

Date: 1952/1957
Creator: Galanos, James
Description: Cocktail dress. The bodice of the dress is of sheer black wool, with a Peter Pan style collar and short sleeves which are shirred at the ends. There is a narrow black satin ribbon at waist where the bodice meets the skirt. The skirt is composed of three layers. The innermost layer is of thick black chiffon, the middle layer is thin black chiffon/crepe. The outer layer is of panels of black and white printed hounds tooth/plaid chiffon, the panels arranged vertically and slit from 5" below waistline to hemline. The panels are gathered/pleated into the waistband. At the top of each slit is an applied black satin bow, forming a row of bows around the hip-line of the skirt. Each panel has side borders of black satin ribbon. The dress has a center-back zipper from neckline to below hips, with a single hook-and-eye at top of collar. There is an inner black grosgrain ribbon waistband, with hook-and-eye closure. The bodice is lined in sheer black material. Designer's label inside skirt: "Galanos"
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Anderton Court Shops

Anderton Court Shops

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Date: 1952/1954
Creator: Wright, Frank Lloyd
Description: This view shows a passageway with a circular window and a doorway to an upper floor. The concrete surface is a cream color.
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Anderton Court Shops

Anderton Court Shops

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Date: 1952/1954
Creator: Wright, Frank Lloyd
Description: The close detail of the fascia and soffit trims consist of chevron designs embossed into the surfaces.
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Anderton Court Shops

Anderton Court Shops

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Date: 1952/1954
Creator: Wright, Frank Lloyd
Description: The close view of the spire shows the construction techniques as well as the shapes of the metal attached together.
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Anderton Court Shops

Anderton Court Shops

Access: Use of this item is restricted to the UNT Community.
Date: 1952/1954
Creator: Wright, Frank Lloyd
Description: The view is of the spire that rises over the light well. Cracks in the concrete facade can be seen. The complex decorative exterior structure of the spire is visible in this view.
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Anderton Court Shops

Anderton Court Shops

Access: Use of this item is restricted to the UNT Community.
Date: 1952/1954
Creator: Wright, Frank Lloyd
Description: The close detail of a column shows the sculptural chevron shape and how the column attaches at the ceiling.
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