Skirt Suit Metadata

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Title

  • Main Title Skirt Suit
  • Series Title Dallas Museum of Fashion Collection

Creator

  • Designer: Adrian, Gilbert
    Creator Type: Personal
    Creator Info: Adrian, Gilbert (b. Naugatuck, Connecticut, USA, 1903 - d. Los Angeles, California, USA, 1959)

Contributor

  • Donor: Herod, Mrs. A. B.
    Contributor Type: Personal

Date

  • Creation: 1947

Language

  • No Language

Description

  • Content Description: Navy daytime tailored two-piece suit in British Samek wool. a) Suit jacket of navy British Samek wool. Center front opening with three circular, blue plastic buttons; welted buttonholes button suit jacket. Padded shoulders. Two patch pockets. Notched collar with squared shoulder yoke with matching button attached to square insert. Lined in eggplant crepe. Designer's label at inside back neckline: "Adrian / in / British Samek Material" Tag above designer's label: "A. Herod, Sr." b) Slim straight skirt of navy British Samek wool. Folded waistband of same. Center back zipper with snap and 4 hook and eyes on waistband. Lined in navy blue silk. Tag on inside waistband: "A. Herod, Sr."

Subject

  • University of North Texas Libraries Browse Structure: Social Life and Customs - Clothing
  • Art and Architecture Thesaurus (Getty): Dresses (Garments)

Coverage

  • Coverage Date: [1940..1949]
  • Place Name: United States - California - Los Angeles County - Los Angeles

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: 1971.015.001
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc283769

Note

  • Display Note: This object was part of the Dallas Museum of Fashion collection. Founded in 1960 by the Fashion Group, Inc. of Dallas, the collection comprised important items of historic and current fashion. It was housed in the Apparel Mart, Dallas, and operated as the Dallas Museum of Fashion from 1960 until 1971. It moved to what was then North Texas State University in 1972, and became the Texas Fashion Collection.