Ensemble - Coat, Skirt, and Blouse

Description

Ensemble consisting of: A) Dress coat of camel color wool gabardine. Single breasted with four circular, ivory, plastic buttons with bound buttonholes. Street length. Notched collar. Large pleat down center back. Long set-in sleeves with band cuffs having a single matching button with bound buttonhole. Four patch pockets with flaps - two smaller pockets at breast and two larger pockets at hips. Each pocket is trimmed with a functioning, smaller matching button with bound buttonhole. Lined in tan silk. Designer's label at center back neckline: "Norell" Retailer's label below designer's label: "Sakowitz / Houston" Union label at left armhole. B) ... continued below

Creation Information

Norell, Norman 1969~.

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 27 times . More information about this object can be viewed below.

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

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Retailer

  • Sakowitz Sakowitz (Houston, Texas) (est. 1902 in Galveston, Texas, USA, by Tobias & Simon Sakowitz, moved to Houston, Texas, in 1910, last store closed 1990)

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Description

Ensemble consisting of:

A) Dress coat of camel color wool gabardine. Single breasted with four circular, ivory, plastic buttons with bound buttonholes. Street length. Notched collar. Large pleat down center back. Long set-in sleeves with band cuffs having a single matching button with bound buttonhole. Four patch pockets with flaps - two smaller pockets at breast and two larger pockets at hips. Each pocket is trimmed with a functioning, smaller matching button with bound buttonhole. Lined in tan silk.
Designer's label at center back neckline: "Norell"
Retailer's label below designer's label: "Sakowitz / Houston"
Union label at left armhole.

B) Belt of cream colored leather. 3/4" wide with rectangular buckle covered in same.
Reverse stamped: "14 611"

C) Shell blouse of ivory silk knit. Sleeveless with jewel neckline. Center back zipper with hook & eye. Lined in cream silk satin

D) Skirt of camel color wool gabardine. Slightly A-line; knee length. Left side zipper closure with two large hook & eyes on waistband. Lined in tan silk.
Designer's label on inside left seam of lining: " Norman Norell / New York"
Handwritten style number label: "24787-611-14"
Union label below designer's label.

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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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  • 1969~

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  • Aug. 18, 2014, 8:52 a.m.

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  • June 10, 2016, 6:13 p.m.

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Citations, Rights, Re-Use

Norell, Norman. Ensemble - Coat, Skirt, and Blouse, physical object, 1969~; (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc330395/: accessed February 27, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT College of Visual Arts + Design.