This system will be undergoing maintenance Tuesday, December 6 from 9AM to 12PM CST.

  You limited your search to:

  Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design
 Decade: 1950-1959
 Year: 1953
[Arcade]

[Arcade]

Date: 1953
Creator: Gough, Ray
Description: Photograph of an arcade in Venice, Italy. Three people are visible in the foreground underneath the shaded arcade. More people are visible in the open piazza in the background.
Contributing Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design
[Basilica di Santa Maria del Fiore]

[Basilica di Santa Maria del Fiore]

Date: 1953
Creator: Gough, Ray
Description: Photograph of the side view of the Basilica di Santa Maria del Fiore (Duomo) and bell tower in Florence, Italy. The side of the Duomo and bell tower fill the frame with intersecting power lines in the foreground.
Contributing Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design
[Basilica di Santa Maria del Fiore]

[Basilica di Santa Maria del Fiore]

Date: 1953
Creator: Gough, Ray
Description: Photograph of the Basilica di Santa Maria del Fiore (Duomo) in Florence Italy. A detail view of the building fills the frame. A lamp post intersects the building on the right side of the frame.
Contributing Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design
[Basilica di Santa Maria della Salute]

[Basilica di Santa Maria della Salute]

Date: 1953
Creator: Gough, Ray
Description: Photograph of the Basilica di Santa Maria della Salute in Venice, Italy. The basilica is visible in the middle ground surrounded by canals on both sides. A cluster of buildings is visible in the right foreground. Buildings on the other side of the Grand Canal are visible in the background.
Contributing Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design
Beth Shalom Synagogue, Elkins Park, Pennsylvania, United States

Beth Shalom Synagogue, Elkins Park, Pennsylvania, United States

Access: Use of this item is restricted to the UNT Community.
Date: 1953/1959
Creator: Wright, Frank Lloyd
Description: The interior structure and the seating area are expansive.
Contributing Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design
Beth Shalom Synagogue, Elkins Park, Pennsylvania, United States

Beth Shalom Synagogue, Elkins Park, Pennsylvania, United States

Access: Use of this item is restricted to the UNT Community.
Date: 1953/1959
Creator: Wright, Frank Lloyd
Description: The exterior of the synagogue is composed of large triangular shapes.
Contributing Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design
Beth Shalom Synagogue, Elkins Park, Pennsylvania, United States

Beth Shalom Synagogue, Elkins Park, Pennsylvania, United States

Access: Use of this item is restricted to the UNT Community.
Date: 1953/1959
Creator: Wright, Frank Lloyd
Description: The exterior of the synagogue is lit in the early dusk hour and the details of the roof are outlined.
Contributing Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design
Calotte

Calotte

Date: 1953
Creator: Orcel, Gilbert
Description: Calotte of beige fabric, heavily beaded. The calotte (also spelled "calot") is constructed with a low, domed crown of stiffened net and beige fabric, with areas that extend down at sides and back. The whole is covered with clear sequins, yellow rhinestones, bugle beads, small metal strips, etc. The hat has an inner peach/beige grosgrain ribbon hatband, and four small metal loops sewn in to use to attach to wearer's head with bobby pins. Designer's label: "Gilbert Orcel / 5 Rue de Cirque Paris (8º)"
Contributing Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design
Calotte

Calotte

Date: 1953
Creator: unknown
Description: Calotte of off-white satin. The calotte (also spelled "calot") has a domed crown covered with horizontally pleated off-white satin, and comes to points at temples. On right point is a large flower-like puff of same material. Hat is unlined, allowing stiffened white net under-structure to be seen. Hat has inner off-white grosgrain hatband and a small comb to help secure it to wearer's head.
Contributing Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design
Calotte

Calotte

Date: 1953
Creator: unknown
Description: Calotte of brown straw. Styled as a calotte (also spelled "calot"), the hat has a teardrop shaped crown of dark brown straw, with the "point" of the teardrop extending down the right side of the wearer's head. The edge of the crown is trimmed with two bands of grosgrain ribbon, cream and brown, which have been tightly pleated and arranged to simulate a herringbone pattern. At the right side the ribbons form two simulated plumes. The hat is unlined, with an inner hatband of dark brown grosgrain ribbon. A small cream stitch on the hatband indicates the front of the hat. Retailer's label sewn to inner hatband: "Neiman-Marcus" The hat is accompanied by a single short hatpin, the head of which is covered with dark brown grosgrain ribbon matching that of the hat.
Contributing Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design
Calotte Hat

Calotte Hat

Date: 1953
Creator: unknown
Description: Calotte style hat of black cabochons and bugle beads. Black velvet piping at edges. Lined in black netting.
Contributing Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design
Calotte Hat

Calotte Hat

Date: 1953
Creator: unknown
Description: Calotte style hat of black satin. Bow of black satin as trim. Net at back of hat. Hatpin with head covered in matching satin. Lined. Comb at inside front of hat for securing hat to wearer's head. Retailer's label: "A. Harris & Co. / Dallas" Union/size label to right of retailer's label.
Contributing Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design
[Cemetery]

[Cemetery]

Date: 1953
Creator: Gough, Ray
Description: Photograph of a cemetery in Florence, Italy. In the foreground, numerous grave markers are visible; a line of tall trees and distant hillside are visible in the background.
Contributing Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design
[Cemetery]

[Cemetery]

Date: 1953
Creator: Gough, Ray
Description: Photograph of a cemetery in Florence, Italy. In the foreground, numerous grave markers and a concrete path are visible; more graves are visible in the background ascending up the hillside; trees and buildings are visible in the far background.
Contributing Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design
Cocktail Dress

Cocktail Dress

Date: 1953
Creator: Balenciaga, Cristóbal
Description: Cocktail dress of fuschia (cranberry) silk with black feather print; bodice has round neckline and three-quarter length sleeves; skirt is knee-length and very full, gathered at waist and covered by a short piece of self fabric.
Contributing Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design
Cocktail Dress

Cocktail Dress

Date: 1953
Creator: Norell, Norman
Description: Cocktail dress of black faille and white linen with jacket and belt. A) Bolero style jacket in black silk faille. Center front opening with four small black circular buttons and bound buttonholes. Short, set-in sleeves trimmed with three matching buttons on tops of sleeves with bound buttonholes. Small welt pockets at sides. Jacket and sleeves lined in white silk satin. Combined designer/retailer label at center back neckline: "Neiman-Marcus Dallas / Traina-Norell" B) Dress of black silk faille. Set-in waistline with upper bodice of white linen. Linen bodice is sleeveless and has center front opening with five white circular plastic buttons and bound buttonholes. Banded collar extends to form bow tie ends. Mid-calf length skirt is full and formed by 10 panels. Left side zipper under arm hole. Black grosgrain ribbon petersham at natural waist with single hook & eye closure. Set-in waist section supported by metal boning. Lined in black silk in lower portion of skirt. Entire skirt section lined in heather brown woolen fabric to stiffen skirt. C) Narrow belt covered in black silk faille. Rectangular self covered buckle.
Contributing Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design
Construction in Space X

Construction in Space X

Access: Use of this item is restricted to the UNT Community.
Date: 1953
Creator: Gabo, Naum
Description: None
Contributing Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design
Day Dress

Day Dress

Date: 1953
Creator: Dior, Christian
Description: Day dress of red ribbed wool. Squared neckline; 3/4 length sleeves. Set-in waistline with attached 1-1/2" wraparound belt that closes in back with 2 hook & eyes and a snap. Below knee length. Center front opening with 7 hook & eyes on waistband and 7 red, circular, plastic buttons and bound buttonholes below waistband. Lined in red silk; bodice lining is sleeveless with center front zipper closure. Designer's label at right seam of bodice lining: "Automne-Hiver 1953 / Christian Dior / Paris / Made in France" and stamped on designer's label: "36416" Style number label under designer's label, illegible: "--6--4"
Contributing Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design
The Dog on the Table

The Dog on the Table

Access: Use of this item is restricted to the UNT Community.
Date: 1953
Creator: DUBUFFET, Jean
Description: inscription, brushwork
Contributing Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design
The Dog on the Table

The Dog on the Table

Access: Use of this item is restricted to the UNT Community.
Date: 1953
Creator: DUBUFFET, Jean
Description: None
Contributing Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design
Dress

Dress

Date: 1953
Creator: Dior, Christian
Description: Daytime dress of red silk faille. Street length. Short sleeves with turned-back edge. Shawl collar with button-down ends at front. Center front opening of 6 circular faceted red plastic buttons. Skirt gathers/pleats at waistline. Side slit pockets. Bodice partly lined in red silk. Red grosgrain ribbon petersham with hook & eye. Designer's label at right side seam: "Christian Dion Original / Made in U.S.A. / Christian Dior - New York Inc. / Trademark" Retailer's label at left side seam of skirt: "Neiman-Marcus". With accompanying belt of red leather covered with matching red silk faille. Elongated oval buckle covered with red silk faille except for tongue, which is enameled red. Designer's stamp on back: "Christian Dior / New York, Inc." and size, partly illegible. 10 or 12.
Contributing Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design
Edge of August

Edge of August

Access: Use of this item is restricted to the UNT Community.
Date: 1953~
Creator: Tobey, Mark
Description: Painting of white and light brown rapid layered brush strokes.
Contributing Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design
Ensemble - Blouse and Skirt

Ensemble - Blouse and Skirt

Date: 1953
Creator: unknown
Description: Ensemble. The skirt is of heavy gold felt covered with black floral lace, which has been heavily "beaded" with sequins. Side zipper closure, and two side-seam pockets. Retailer's label inside skirt on side seam: "Neiman-Marcus". With black velvet belt, which is marked on reverse: "16 Charming Belts. 6406", "This / 'Bac-A-Belt' backing / guaranted by / Good Housekeeping" / wash or clean / as garment". The accompanying blouse is of black silk jersey with half length sleeves and gathered detail at scoop neckline. Center back zipper closure that extends full length of the garment. Inner waistband of grosgrain ribbon with hook and eye closure. No labels in blouse.
Contributing Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design
Ensemble - Blouse, Skirt, Camisole

Ensemble - Blouse, Skirt, Camisole

Date: 1953
Creator: Dior, Christian
Description: Ensemble of navy-blue and slightly lighter silk organza composed of vertical hand-faggoted bands of alternating shades of blue giving light and dark effect. A) Blouse. Waist length with extending peplum to tuck under skirt. V-neckline, with collar of flat reveres with faggoted border. Short sleeves with turned-back cuffs. Center front opening with 4 self-covered buttons, a snap at the natural waistline, and 1 hook and loop and 5 hooks and eyes on peplum. The stripes and peplum are lined in pale gray organza, leaving the faggotted seams unlined. Underarm gussetts, with built-in pads. No labels. B) Skirt. Street length, full skirt matching bodice, with alternating vertical stripes, narrow navy blue waistband with center front opening with 5 self-covered buttons, and one hook and eye and two hook and loops on waistband, and a large snap which matches to bodice. Lined as blouse, with cream organza lining the stripes, but the faggotted bands left open, and with an inner skirt attached at waist of same cream silk organza, and with inner petticoat with flounce of cream tulle which has separate closure with 9 hook-and-eyes. No labels. Handwritten note on waistband "RH650 2P(?)" C) Inner shell camisole/lining for blouse of cream silk. ...
Contributing Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design
FIRST PREV 1 2 3 NEXT LAST