Ensemble

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Ensemble. a) Jacket of beige bias cut wool gaberdine. Double breasted with 6 basket weave covered fabric buttons and bound buttonholes; two interior black plastic buttons and bound buttonholes. Waist length, straight sides. Notched collar. Bracelet length sleeves with two functioning, matching buttons and bound buttonholes. Flap pockets at sides. Collar, front opening, sleeve hems and pocket flaps trimmed in black. Lined in black silk. Designer's label at center back neckline: "Norman Norell / New York" Retailer's label at left front opening: "Rich's / Specialty Shop" b) Blouse of printed silk twill in orange and yellow squares. Center front opening ... continued below

Creation Information

Norell, Norman 1971.

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  • Norell, Norman Norell, Norman (b. Noblesville, Indiana, USA, 1900 - d. New York, New York, USA, 1972)

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Designer

  • Rech, Georges Rech, Georges (est. house in Paris, France, 1960, designed until 1989)

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Ensemble.

a) Jacket of beige bias cut wool gaberdine. Double breasted with 6 basket weave covered fabric buttons and bound buttonholes; two interior black plastic buttons and bound buttonholes. Waist length, straight sides. Notched collar. Bracelet length sleeves with two functioning, matching buttons and bound buttonholes. Flap pockets at sides. Collar, front opening, sleeve hems and pocket flaps trimmed in black. Lined in black silk.

Designer's label at center back neckline: "Norman Norell / New York"
Retailer's label at left front opening: "Rich's / Specialty Shop"

b) Blouse of printed silk twill in orange and yellow squares. Center front opening with 7 gold plastic circular buttons and barred buttonholes. Long sleeves with cuffs having a single matching button. Ends of collar extend to form tie. Unlined.Ensemble.

a) Norell: Jacket of beige bias cut wool gaberdine. Double breasted with 6 basket weave covered fabric buttons and bound buttonholes; two interior black plastic buttons and bound buttonholes. Waist length, straight sides. Notched collar. Bracelet length sleeves with two functioning, matching buttons and bound buttonholes. Flap pockets at sides. Collar, front opening, sleeve hems and pocket flaps trimmed in black. Lined in black silk.

Designer's label at center back neckline: "Norman Norell / New York"
Retailer's label at left front opening: "Rich's / Specialty Shop"

b) Norell: Blouse of printed silk twill in orange and yellow squares. Center front opening with 7 gold plastic circular buttons and barred buttonholes. Long sleeves with cuffs having a single matching button. Ends of collar extend to form tie. Unlined.

c) Rech: Skirt of black wool. Narrow waistband with center back button and zipper below. Skirt gathers slightly into waistband. Pockets at sides. Fully lined.

Designer's label: "Synonyme / de georges rech paris"; "Made in France"
Size: "40"
Fabric: "100% Woc / Laine, Wool, Wolle, Lana, / wol. / [care pictograms]"
2nd fabric/care tag sewn to first, primarily in French.

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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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  • 1971

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  • Feb. 5, 2015, 9:59 p.m.

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  • Feb. 20, 2015, 4:59 p.m.

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Norell, Norman. Ensemble, physical object, 1971; (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc499015/: accessed April 26, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT College of Visual Arts + Design.