Daytime Ensemble - Dress and Jacket

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Daytime ensemble of brown silk consisting of: A) Dress. Below-knee length, the dress has princess seaming to create fitted bodice, with wide V-neckline, 3/4" shoulder straps and straight skirt. 1" belt of self fabric from front darts to center back. Center back zipper. Unlined. Designer's label: "Christian Dior Original / Made in U.S.A. / Christian Dior - New York Inc." Retailer's label: "Harzfeld's / Kansas City" B) Jacket. Cropped jacket is pleated in front and back to a 3" waistband on which are three brass buttons 1/2" wide, and bound buttonholes. Long sleeves with 1-1/2" cuffs and one matching button ... continued below

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Dior, Christian 1950~.

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

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  • Dior, Christian Dior, Christian (b. Granville, Normandy, France, 1905 - d. Montecantini, Italy, 1957)

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  • Christian Dior New York Inc. Christian Dior New York Inc., the New York branch of the House of Dior. Designs originally done by the House in Paris, France, and after 1961 by designers working for the branches.

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Retailer

  • Harzfeld's Harzfeld's (Kansas City, Missouri, USA) (founded 1891 by Siegmund Harzfeld and Ferdinand Siegel, other branches opened starting 1929, closed 1984)

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Daytime ensemble of brown silk consisting of:

A) Dress. Below-knee length, the dress has princess seaming to create fitted bodice, with wide V-neckline, 3/4" shoulder straps and straight skirt. 1" belt of self fabric from front darts to center back. Center back zipper. Unlined.

Designer's label: "Christian Dior Original / Made in U.S.A. / Christian Dior - New York Inc."
Retailer's label: "Harzfeld's / Kansas City"

B) Jacket. Cropped jacket is pleated in front and back to a 3" waistband on which are three brass buttons 1/2" wide, and bound buttonholes. Long sleeves with 1-1/2" cuffs and one matching button per sleeve. Band collar has 10" tie ends and L-shaped lapel. Unlined.

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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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  • 1950~

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  • Feb. 5, 2015, 9:59 p.m.

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  • March 28, 2015, 3:38 a.m.

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Dior, Christian. Daytime Ensemble - Dress and Jacket, physical object, 1950~; (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc498980/: accessed May 27, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT College of Visual Arts + Design.