Ensemble - Coat, Blouse, and Skirt

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Ensemble. A) Coat of cream and taupe/brown herringbone wool. 3/4 length with deep fold-down, rounded collar. Four patch pockets with button flaps (2 at chest level and 2 at hip level). Double-breasted with 10 round-top taupe buttons and bound buttonholes. Long set-in sleeves with 5 button closing down sleeve ends. Lined in taupe silk. Designer's label at center back neckline: "Norell" Retailer's label at right inside seam: "Neiman-Marcus" Retailer's label at left inside seam: "Rich's / Specialty Shop" B) Skirt of cream and taupe/brown herringbone wool. Top of skirt is 4" band of silk; no waistband. Left side zipper with ... continued below

Creation Information

Norell, Norman 1968/1972.

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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 19 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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Ensemble.

A) Coat of cream and taupe/brown herringbone wool. 3/4 length with deep fold-down, rounded collar. Four patch pockets with button flaps (2 at chest level and 2 at hip level). Double-breasted with 10 round-top taupe buttons and bound buttonholes. Long set-in sleeves with 5 button closing down sleeve ends. Lined in taupe silk.

Designer's label at center back neckline: "Norell"
Retailer's label at right inside seam: "Neiman-Marcus"
Retailer's label at left inside seam: "Rich's / Specialty Shop"

B) Skirt of cream and taupe/brown herringbone wool. Top of skirt is 4" band of silk; no waistband. Left side zipper with hook & eye. Knee-length. Lined in dark gray silk.

Designer's label in lining near hem: "Norman Norell / New York"
Union Label: "702651"
Handwritten style number label: "18877 205-8".

C) Blouse of brown wool knit. Long, fitted sleeves with zippers at sleeve ends. Stand-up, mandarin style collar. Zipper closure at center back.

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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

  • 1968/1972

Start & End Dates

  • 1968 - 1972

Added to The UNT Digital Library

  • Aug. 18, 2014, 8:52 a.m.

Description Last Updated

  • Sept. 16, 2014, 11:10 a.m.

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Norell, Norman. Ensemble - Coat, Blouse, and Skirt, physical object, 1968/1972; (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc330439/: accessed November 18, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT College of Visual Arts + Design.