Dress Metadata

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Title

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

Creator

  • Designer: McCardell, Claire
    Creator Type: Personal

Contributor

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

Date

  • Creation: 1958

Language

  • No Language

Description

  • Content Description: Monastic Dress of red and black floral printed cotton. The dress is street-length, with natural shoulders, long sleeves and a high scoop neckline. At the waist is a black leather belt which passes through the garment at the sides, allowing the sides of the dress to be loose and flowing. The belt has a snap closure, and is designed to look "tied" at front. Also referred to as a Trapeze dress. Dress has two labels sewn inside at back of collar. Designer's label: "Claire McCardell Clothes / by Townley" and Retailer's label: "Neiman-Marcus" Belt has stamped in white on the back: "10 Claire McCardell 608" From the original Carrie Marcus Neiman Foundation collection assembled by Stanley and Edward Marcus.
  • Physical Description: Size 10

Subject

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

Primary Source

  • Item is a Primary Source

Coverage

  • Coverage Date: 1958
  • 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: 1938.001.409
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc30030

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.