Cape Coat

One of 74 objects in the series: Carrie Marcus Neiman Foundation Collection of Fashion available on this site.


Cape coat of heavy rust mohair.

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Norell, Norman, 1900-1972 1955.


This physical object is part of the collection entitled: Texas Fashion Collection and was provided by UNT College of Visual Arts + Design to UNT Digital Library, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. It has been viewed 70 times. More information about this object can be viewed below.


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  • Traina-Norell Traina-Norell (est. 1941 - disolved 1960) (Designed by Norman Norell)


  • Neiman-Marcus Co. Neiman-Marcus Co. (est. 1907 by Herbert Marcus, Carrie Marcus-Neiman, and Al Neiman)


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Cape coat of heavy rust mohair.


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.

Rounded collar. Center front opening with 5 large, round, marbled brown plastic buttons reinforced with hook & bar. Machine stitched button holes. Street length. Slit pockets at side seams. Lined in rust colored silk satin fabric.
Combined designer/retailer label at center back neckline: "Neiman-Marcus Dallas / Traina-Norell"


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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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  • 1955

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  • Aug. 18, 2014, 8:52 a.m.

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  • June 26, 2020, 12:26 p.m.

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Norell, Norman, 1900-1972. Cape Coat, physical object, 1955; ( accessed July 11, 2020), University of North Texas Libraries, UNT Digital Library,; crediting UNT College of Visual Arts + Design.