Ensemble - Dress and Coat

Description

Ensemble A) Coat of cream and orange wool gabardine. Approximately knee-length cream wool coat, with rounded neckline. Asymmetrical front opening set to left of center with 5 large circular white ceramic or plastic buttons with bound buttonholes. Long sleeves with orange cuffs buttoning with two matching buttons. Three orange flap pockets - two on right, one on left - with bound slit pocket under flap. Collar, opening, cuffs, and pocket flaps of orange wool gabardine. Lined in cream silk crepe. Designer's label inside at back collar: "Norell". Retailer's label at inside right seam: "Esther Wolf / Houston" B) Dress of ... continued below

Creation Information

Norell, Norman 1963/1972.

Context

This physical object is part of the collection entitled: Texas Fashion Collection and was provided by UNT College of Visual Arts + Design to Digital Library, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. It has been viewed 29 times . More information about this object can be viewed below.

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Designer

  • Norell, Norman Norell, Norman (b. Noblesville, Indiana, USA, 1900 - d. New York, New York, USA, 1972)

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Retailer

  • Esther Wolf Esther Wolf (Houston, Texas, USA) (est. 1961)

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Ensemble

A) Coat of cream and orange wool gabardine. Approximately knee-length cream wool coat, with rounded neckline. Asymmetrical front opening set to left of center with 5 large circular white ceramic or plastic buttons with bound buttonholes. Long sleeves with orange cuffs buttoning with two matching buttons. Three orange flap pockets - two on right, one on left - with bound slit pocket under flap. Collar, opening, cuffs, and pocket flaps of orange wool gabardine. Lined in cream silk crepe.

Designer's label inside at back collar: "Norell".
Retailer's label at inside right seam: "Esther Wolf / Houston"

B) Dress of bright orange wool gaberdine. Knee-length, with rounded neckline. Sleeveless. Bust darts. Wide straps. Left shoulder with 5 hook-and-eyes closure. Left side zipper at bodice, and second zipper and three hook and eyes at skirt. Skirt slightly gathered at natural waistline. Side seam pockets. Lined in orange silk.

Designer's label at inside skirt lining seam: "Norman Norell / New York"
Union Label near designer's label.
Care label inside at left side seam: "DO NOT USE STEAM IRON"
Small label at inside front neckline: "FRONT"

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Texas Fashion Collection

The UNT Texas Fashion Collection is dedicated to the preservation and documentation of historically significant fashion, and serves as an educational and inspirational resource for students, researchers, and the general public. This vital resource is part of the UNT College of Visual Arts + Design.

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Creation Date

  • 1963/1972

Start & End Dates

  • 1963 - 1972

Added to The UNT Digital Library

  • Aug. 18, 2014, 8:52 a.m.

Description Last Updated

  • Aug. 26, 2014, 1:09 p.m.

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Norell, Norman. Ensemble - Dress and Coat, physical object, 1963/1972; (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc330340/: accessed April 27, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT College of Visual Arts + Design.