Dress

Description

Child’s "Flower Girl" dress made from pieces of Irish lace. Knee-length, the dress has a round neckline and short sleeves which are slit along the lower 7 1/2" of length. The lower part is slightly A-line with scalloped lower edge, and has one horizontal section mid-way between waist and hem made to have a ribbon threaded through. The center back opening has a 7 1/2" slit at neckline, and a single snap closure.

Creation Information

Kobler, Regina 1925/1953.

Context

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 76 times . More information about this object can be viewed below.

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Designer

  • Kobler, Regina Kobler, Regina (b. 1881, Rajcza Dolna, Austria - d. Dallas, Texas, USA, 1953; Citizen USA 1917, in business by 1913-1930s?)

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  • Main Title: Dress
  • Added Title: Flower Girl's Dress

Description

Child’s "Flower Girl" dress made from pieces of Irish lace. Knee-length, the dress has a round neckline and short sleeves which are slit along the lower 7 1/2" of length. The lower part is slightly A-line with scalloped lower edge, and has one horizontal section mid-way between waist and hem made to have a ribbon threaded through. The center back opening has a 7 1/2" slit at neckline, and a single snap closure.

Notes

This dress was made by Regina Kobler, aunt of the donor, and was found among items made by Kobler, and materials from her design studio. It was made out of Irish lace fragments owned by Kobler, and was to be worn by the flower girl at family weddings; it was worn in 1968 for a wedding by Morissa Bogen (Great-niece of Regina Kobler), and in 1998 for a wedding by Hannah Bogen (Great-great-niece of Regina Kobler).

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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

  • 1925/1953

Start & End Dates

  • 1925 - 1953

Added to The UNT Digital Library

  • Dec. 4, 2014, 7:07 p.m.

Description Last Updated

  • Dec. 8, 2014, 8:08 a.m.

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Kobler, Regina. Dress, physical object, 1925/1953; (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc461883/: accessed October 18, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT College of Visual Arts + Design.