Dinner Dress Metadata

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Title

  • Main Title Dinner Dress
  • Series Title Carrie Marcus Neiman Foundation Collection of Fashion

Creator

  • Designer: Norell, Norman
    Creator Type: Personal

Contributor

  • Manufacturer: Traina-Norell
    Contributor Type: Organization
  • Retailer: Neiman-Marcus
    Contributor Type: Organization
    Contributor Info: Also Donor.

Date

  • Creation: 1948

Language

  • No Language

Description

  • Content Description: Formal dinner dress of black wool crepe and lavender satin. Bodice of lavender satin with short, puffed sleeves and low rounded neckline in front, higher in back. Sleeves with elastic gathering at openings. Front of bodice with vertical gathers. Back with open slit and lavender satin drawstring closure at neckline. Empire waist. Skirt of black wool crepe, full-length. Center back zipper in skirt begins at join to bodice where bodice is slit. Unlined. Combined designer's/retailer's label sewn in skirt, behind Neiman-Marcus id label: "Neiman-Marcus Dallas / Traina-Norell".

Subject

  • University of North Texas Libraries Browse Structure: Social Life and Customs - Clothing
  • Art and Architecture Thesaurus (Getty): Dresses (Garments)

Primary Source

  • Item is a Primary Source

Coverage

  • Coverage Date: 1948
  • Place Name: United States - New York - New York City
  • Place Name: United States - Texas - Dallas County - Dallas

Collection

  • Name: Texas Fashion Collection
    Code: TXFC

Institution

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

Rights

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

Resource Type

  • Physical Object

Format

  • Image

Identifier

  • Accession or Local Control No: 1938.001.014
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc330492

Note

  • Display Note: From Norell's Fall 1948 collection.
  • Display Note: 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.