Ensemble - Blouse and Skirt Metadata

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Title

  • Main Title Ensemble - Blouse and Skirt
  • Series Title Carrie Marcus Neiman Foundation Collection of Fashion

Contributor

  • Former owner: Carrie Marcus Neiman Foundation
    Contributor Type: Organization
  • Retailer: Neiman-Marcus
    Contributor Type: Organization
    Contributor Info: Also Former Owner and Donor

Date

  • Creation: 1953

Language

  • No Language

Description

  • Content 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.
  • Physical Description: Size 14

Subject

  • Art and Architecture Thesaurus (Getty): Ensembles (Costume)
  • Art and Architecture Thesaurus (Getty): Blouses (Main Garments)
  • Art and Architecture Thesaurus (Getty): Skirts (Garments)
  • University of North Texas Libraries Browse Structure: Social Life and Customs - Clothing
  • Art and Architecture Thesaurus (Getty): Beadwork
  • Other: Miss America (Brand)

Primary Source

  • Item is a Primary Source

Coverage

  • Coverage Date: 1953
  • Place Name: United States

Collection

  • Name: Texas Fashion Collection
    Code: TXFC

Institution

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

Rights

  • Rights Access: public
  • Rights License: by-nc-nd
  • Rights Statement: All Texas Fashion Collection content and images are copyrighted.

Resource Type

  • Physical Object

Format

  • Image

Identifier

  • Accession or Local Control No: 1938.001.255
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc30004

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.