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 Decade: 1940-1949
Hat

Hat

Date: 1940
Creator: Jacqueline (Dallas, Texas)
Description: Hat of brown felt. Styled similarly to an Alpine hat, the crown is of dark brown felt, with a triangular cross-section and flattened and "sunken" top. Around the base of the crown is a band of light brown grosgrain ribbon with one trailing end extending along brim to edge. The medium brim curves downwards at front, and turns upwards at back. The hat is unlined, with an inner hatband of light brown grosgrain ribbon at inside base of crown. Label sewn to inner hatband: "Jacqueline / Dallas".
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Baker House Dormitory at Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Baker House Dormitory at Massachusetts Institute of Technology

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Date: 1947/1949
Creator: Aalto, Alvar
Description: The view is of the facade and front entrance with the brick detail work on the lower story and the window arrangement of the upper levels.
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Baker House Dormitory at Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Baker House Dormitory at Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Access: Use of this item is restricted to the UNT Community.
Date: 1947/1949
Creator: Aalto, Alvar
Description: The detail view is of the front entrance.
Contributing Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design
Baker House Dormitory at Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Baker House Dormitory at Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Access: Use of this item is restricted to the UNT Community.
Date: 1947/1949
Creator: Aalto, Alvar
Description: The detail view is of the window arrangement on the upper stories.
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Woman in an Armchair

Woman in an Armchair

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Date: 1941
Creator: Picasso, Pablo
Description: None
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Cottonwood III

Cottonwood III

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Date: 1944
Creator: O'Keeffe, Georgia
Description: None
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The Vertigo of Eros

The Vertigo of Eros

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Date: 1944
Creator: Matta, Roberto
Description: This painting contains unidentifiable objects that appear to float in space among swirling and straight lines. The overall color palette is dark with highlights of red and yellow.
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Pumps

Pumps

Date: 1948/1950
Creator: United States Shoe Corporation
Description: Pair of black suede pumps. Shoes have peep-toe design and are embellished across the vamp with an asymmetrical design in black ribbon and side 1/2 bow on outer side. 2 1/2" high continental set-in heels covered in black suede. Leather soles, grey leather lining. Printed grey cloth lining with logo "Lastep". Stamped inside heel of both shoes: "D13258 7 1/2A AAA / 6/A". Stamped on sole of each shoe: "The United States Shoe Co. / Reg U.S. Pat. Off. / Red Cross / Shoe" Stamped inside right shoe: "Red Cross Shoes" and "This product has no connection whatever / with the American National Red Cross". Use of the "Red Cross Shoe" brand was suspended during World War II when the American Red Cross objected. It was re-instated in 1948 on the condition they company publicly disclaimed all connection with the ARC. These shoes have the disclaimer stamped in the right shoe.
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D'Orsay Pumps

D'Orsay Pumps

Date: 1949
Creator: Pandora Footwear
Description: Pair of brown suede D'Orsay Pumps. The shoes have brown suede rounded toe box and heel area, but are open at sides to the sole. Small inverted V cut at front creating "peep-toe" effect. On top of vamp is sewn on brown suede "tie" forming the effect of a bow. Brown suede ankle strap. Thick 3 1/2" high spike heel covered in brown suede. Marked inside heel of both shoes: "17061-1 / 6 S / 11310X"; Stamped on sole of both shoes: "Pandora / Footwear" The D'Orsay Pumps style of shoes is named after Count d'Orsay, a 19th century leader of French Society.
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Ensemble - Jacket and Skirt

Ensemble - Jacket and Skirt

Date: 1945/1949
Creator: Adrian, Gilbert, 1903-1959
Description: Ensemble consisting of jacket and skirt. The fitted black velvet jacket is encrusted with gold braid/ribbon in a lattice/trellis pattern over the entire surface, with added buttons, cabochons, beads, etc. lavishly sewn over the surface. The jacket has a no collar, and short capped sleeves. From the natural waist flares a peplum. The jacket has a center front closure of hooks-and-eyes. Unlined, it has built-in shoulder pads. No label in jacket. The accompanying straight skirt is full-length, of heavy black crepe. Center back zipper closure with hook-and-eye at waistband. Designer's label inside skirt at side seam: "Adrian / custom", along with a second label, typed on white grosgrain ribbon, sewn in: "Neiman Marcus 417 / Size 12". This garment reflects Adrian's celebration of the lifting of wartime restrictions on types and quantities of materials and trimmings that could be used in making clothes.
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