Ensemble - Coat, Blouse, and Skirt Metadata

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  • Main Title Ensemble - Coat, Blouse, and Skirt


  • Designer: Norell, Norman
    Creator Type: Personal
    Creator Info: Norell, Norman (b. Noblesville, Indiana, USA, 1900 - d. New York, New York, USA, 1972)


  • Retailer: Neiman-Marcus Co.
    Contributor Type: Organization
    Contributor Info: Neiman-Marcus Co. (est. 1907 by Herbert Marcus, Carrie Marcus-Neiman, and Al Neiman)
  • Donor: Lay, Mrs. Herman
    Contributor Type: Personal
  • Retailer: Rich's Specialty Shop
    Contributor Type: Organization
    Contributor Info: Rich's Specialty Shop (Atlanta, Georgia)


  • Creation: 1968/1972


  • No Language


  • Content Description: 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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  • Start Date: 1968
  • End Date: 1972
  • Place Name: United States - New York - New York City
  • Place Name: United States - Texas - Dallas County - Dallas


  • Name: Texas Fashion Collection
    Code: TXFC


  • Name: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design
    Code: UNTCVA


  • Rights Access: public
  • Rights License: by-nc-nd
  • Rights Statement: All Texas Fashion Collection content and images are copyrighted.

Resource Type

  • Physical Object


  • Image


  • Accession or Local Control No: 1985.013.012
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc330439