Dress Metadata

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  • Main Title Dress


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


  • Retailer: Balliets
    Contributor Type: Organization
    Contributor Info: Balliets (Oklahoma City, Oklahoma) (est. 1936 by Edna & Fred Balliet)
  • Donor: Rodgers, Jane L.
    Contributor Type: Personal


  • Creation: 1960/1972


  • No Language


  • Content Description: Dress of black wool knit. Skirt gathers into waistline seam. Five rhinestone buttons at center front opening below waist and seven above; closure at neckline reinforced with two snaps. Hook and eye at waistline. Long set-in sleeves with five working buttons each. Knee-length. Black satin bow which is attached at the neckline. Clear rhinestone buttons are formed by large center stone surrounded by 10 smaller stones. Side slit pockets. Unlined. Retailer's label at inside neckline: "Balliets / Oklahoma City, Okla." Belt of black satin. Three inches wide with rectangular self covered buckle. Three rectangular machine-made, barred buttonhole style buckle holes. Back of belt stamped: "6 Norman Norell"


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Primary Source

  • Item is a Primary Source


  • Start Date: 1960
  • End Date: 1972
  • Place Name: United States - New York - New York City
  • Place Name: United States - Oklahoma - Oklahoma County - Oklahoma City


  • 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: 2003.012.014
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc330480