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)


  • Donor: Fogelson, Greer Garson
    Contributor Type: Personal
  • Retailer: I. Magnin & Co.
    Contributor Type: Organization
    Contributor Info: I. Magnin & Co. (San Francisco, California)


  • Creation: 1965


  • No Language


  • Content Description: Dress of navy blue wool jersey. a) Day dress of navy wool jersey. White linen detachable collar connects to neckline with snaps. Below knee length with A-line skirt. White linen 7/8" bias strip at edge of center front opening that extends 7 1/2" below waist. Thirteen 3/4" pearl buttons with gold edge and bound buttonholes; buttons separate at waistline to accommodate belt. Long sleeves with 1-3/4" slit at seam. 3" deep pleat in skirt at side front and back. Concealed slit pockets in side seams. Unlined. Designer's label on inside left seam: "Norman Norell / New York" b) Belt of 3" wide white patent leather, slightly curved, with large circular gold buckle. Not original to garment. Evidence of small cords at side seams, which Norell usually used to attach cloth belts, or thin belt-loops. This belt would not have fit. Retailer's stamp on reverse: "I Magnin / 30 Calderon 5938"


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Primary Source

  • Item is a Primary Source


  • Coverage Date: 1965
  • Place Name: United States - New York - New York City
  • Place Name: United States - California - San Francisco County - San Francisco


  • 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: 1987.001.007
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc402521