Skirt Suit

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Two-piece daytime skirt suit of Mexican homespun cotton consisting of: A) Jacket. Body of jacket is purple, long sleeves and collarless yoke of green, with a narrow band of rose inserted below yoke in front. Jacket has padded shoulders and is slightly fitted, and closes with hooks and eyes in front. Small string tie at waist. Fully lined in purple silk. Designer label inside: "Adrian / Original" B) Skirt. Skirt is purple, below knee-length, of slim design flaring slightly. Was altered to lengthen, and then restored to original length. Side zipper closure, and waistband has snap and two hook-and-eye closures. ... continued below

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Adrian, Gilbert [1943..1945].

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This physical object is part of the collection entitled: Texas Fashion Collection and was provided by UNT College of Visual Arts + Design to Digital Library, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. It has been viewed 55 times . More information about this object can be viewed below.

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Two-piece daytime skirt suit of Mexican homespun cotton consisting of:

A) Jacket. Body of jacket is purple, long sleeves and collarless yoke of green, with a narrow band of rose inserted below yoke in front. Jacket has padded shoulders and is slightly fitted, and closes with hooks and eyes in front. Small string tie at waist. Fully lined in purple silk.

Designer label inside: "Adrian / Original"

B) Skirt. Skirt is purple, below knee-length, of slim design flaring slightly. Was altered to lengthen, and then restored to original length. Side zipper closure, and waistband has snap and two hook-and-eye closures.
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A hat was made to go with the suit by Henry's, Dallas, accession number
1967.002.003

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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

  • [1943..1945]

Start & End Dates

  • 1943 - 1945

Added to The UNT Digital Library

  • April 18, 2014, 5:08 a.m.

Description Last Updated

  • May 6, 2014, 1:59 p.m.

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Adrian, Gilbert. Skirt Suit, physical object, [1943..1945]; (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc283669/: accessed December 13, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT College of Visual Arts + Design.