Dress

Description

Dress of black silk. Ballerina length skirt is draped and gathered slightly at waist, wrapping to form a V at hemline. Hook and eye closure at left side waist supplemented with a snap. Bodice with surplice neckline, and long, dolman sleeves. Bodice is lined in black fabric. Designer's label at center back neckline: "Morty Sussman / for / Mollie Parnis Boutique" Cleaning instruction label at center back seam: "Professionally / Dry Clean Only" Retailer's label at center back seam: "Neiman-Marcus" Evidence of two other labels cut off at center back seam.

Creation Information

Sussman, Morty 1970/1979.

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

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Designer

  • Sussman, Morty Sussman, Morty (b. New York, New York, USA, 1931, Worked for Talmack, Chapman, joined Parnis in 1971)

Manufacturer

  • Mollie Parnis Boutique Mollie Parnis Boutique, label launched by Mollie Parnis in 1970, designed by Morty Sussman.

Donor

Retailer

  • Neiman-Marcus Neiman-Marcus Co. (USA) (est. 1907 in Dallas, Texas, USA, by Herbert Marcus, Carrie Marcus-Neiman, and Al Neiman)

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Description

Dress of black silk. Ballerina length skirt is draped and gathered slightly at waist, wrapping to form a V at hemline. Hook and eye closure at left side waist supplemented with a snap. Bodice with surplice neckline, and long, dolman sleeves. Bodice is lined in black fabric.

Designer's label at center back neckline: "Morty Sussman / for / Mollie Parnis Boutique"
Cleaning instruction label at center back seam: "Professionally / Dry Clean Only"
Retailer's label at center back seam: "Neiman-Marcus"
Evidence of two other labels cut off at center back seam.

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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

  • 1970/1979

Start & End Dates

  • 1970 - 1979

Added to The UNT Digital Library

  • Feb. 5, 2015, 9:59 p.m.

Description Last Updated

  • April 15, 2015, 9:08 a.m.

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Sussman, Morty. Dress, physical object, 1970/1979; (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc498987/: accessed December 11, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT College of Visual Arts + Design.