Suit Metadata

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Title

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

Creator

  • Designer: Adrian, Gilbert, 1903-1959
    Creator Type: Personal

Contributor

  • Donor: Carter, Mrs. Joe D.
    Contributor Type: Personal
  • Retailer: Frost Brothers
    Contributor Type: Organization

Date

  • Creation: 1946

Language

  • No Language

Description

  • Content Description: Street suit of gray wool. A daytime or street suit consisting of two pieces. A) Jacket, with squared padded shoulders, no collar, and long sleeves. Opening along the central front, the jacket has a series of 5 hook-and-eye closures, and has a band that extends from upper left, across opening, and secures through a wide loop just below the right shoulder. The jacket is lined in a peach/mauve silk. B) Skirt. The straight skirt was originally just below knee length, but has been lengthened by the addition of material almost matching the lining of the jacket. The skirt has a center back zipper closure. It is currently unlined, but has evidence of the alterations. Jacket: At center back of inside neckline is designer's label: "Gilbert / Original"; at right inside seam: "Frost Bros / San Antonio". Skirt: No labels, possibly removed.
  • Physical Description: Size 10.

Subject

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

Primary Source

  • Item is a Primary Source

Coverage

  • Coverage Date: 1946
  • Place Name: United States - Texas - Bexar County - San Antonio
  • Place Name: United States - California - Los Angeles County - Beverly Hills

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: 1971.020.001
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc30093

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.