Maternity dress

Description

Maternity ensemble of quilted patterned nylon and black knit. A) Maxi dress. Black knit nylon bodice with long sleeves, high neck with fold-over. Attached skirt, full-length, of quilted nylon printed in "crazy quilt" pattern of patterned blocks, in greens, oranges, pinks, yellow, white, purple, etc. Skirt opens along a slit at left side which is/can be secured with 7 tiny chased brass buttons. Bodice has center back zipper. Bodice section unlined, skirt lined with a backing material. Designer's label at center back neckline near zipper: "Page Boy / Dallas" B) Shorts/hot-pants. Made of quilted nylon matching skirt of maxi dress. … continued below

Physical Description

1 dress

Creation Information

Page Boy Maternity 1967/1972.

Context

This physical object is part of the collection entitled: Texas Fashion Collection and was provided by the UNT College of Visual Arts + Design to the UNT Digital Library, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. It has been viewed 70 times. More information about this object can be viewed below.

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Designer

  • Page Boy Maternity Page Boy Maternity (est. Dallas, Texas, USA, 1938 by Elsie Frankfurt. Acquired by Mothers Work Inc., 1994)

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Description

Maternity ensemble of quilted patterned nylon and black knit.

A) Maxi dress. Black knit nylon bodice with long sleeves, high neck with fold-over. Attached skirt, full-length, of quilted nylon printed in "crazy quilt" pattern of patterned blocks, in greens, oranges, pinks, yellow, white, purple, etc. Skirt opens along a slit at left side which is/can be secured with 7 tiny chased brass buttons. Bodice has center back zipper. Bodice section unlined, skirt lined with a backing material.

Designer's label at center back neckline near zipper: "Page Boy / Dallas"

B) Shorts/hot-pants. Made of quilted nylon matching skirt of maxi dress.

No labels in shorts.

C) Belt. Long cloth belt of same nylon matching skirt, with cast oval brass buckle.

No label on belt; "Lidz" cast into back of buckle.

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1 dress

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Texas Fashion Collection

The UNT Texas Fashion Collection is dedicated to the preservation and documentation of historically significant fashion, and serves as an educational and inspirational resource for students, researchers, and the general public. This vital resource is part of the UNT College of Visual Arts + Design.

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Creation Date

  • 1967/1972

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Added to The UNT Digital Library

  • April 15, 2020, 2:36 p.m.

Description Last Updated

  • May 29, 2021, 1:41 a.m.

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Total Uses: 70

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Page Boy Maternity. Maternity dress, physical object, 1967/1972; (https://digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc1634120/: accessed January 28, 2023), University of North Texas Libraries, UNT Digital Library, https://digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT College of Visual Arts + Design.

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