Dress Metadata

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Title

  • Main Title Dress
  • Series Title Carrie Marcus Neiman Foundation Collection of Fashion

Creator

  • Designer: Adrian, Gilbert
    Creator Type: Personal

Contributor

  • Donor: Neiman-Marcus
    Contributor Type: Organization
    Contributor Info: Also Former Owner

Date

  • Creation: 1947

Language

  • No Language

Description

  • Content Description: Evening dress of silk crepe for summer. The full-length dress has an A-line skirt of cocoa brown silk crepe and attached belt with pendant strap at front left. The bodice is of cream silk crepe printed with a "trompe l'oeil" ribbon motif below the rounded neckline. Darts at sides. Long, bat-wing style tapered sleeves. Center-back snap closure. Unlined. Designer's label: "Adrian / Original"

Subject

  • University of North Texas Libraries Browse Structure: Social Life and Customs - Clothing
  • Art and Architecture Thesaurus (Getty): Trompe-l'oeil

Coverage

  • Coverage Date: 1947
  • Place Name: United States - California

Collection

  • Name: Texas Fashion Collection
    Code: TXFC

Institution

  • Name: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design
    Code: UNTCVA

Resource Type

  • Physical Object

Format

  • Image

Identifier

  • Accession or Local Control No: 1938.001.016
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc283732

Note

  • Display Note: This object was part of the Carrie Marcus Neiman Foundation Collection of fashion items collected by Stanley and Edward Marcus in honor of their aunt, one of the original founders of Neiman-Marcus. Begun in 1938, the collection comprised important items of fashion from each season, and included many items designed by winners of the Neiman-Marcus Fashion Awards, as well as pieces owned by or collected by Carrie Marcus-Neiman.