Dress

Description

Dress of black double knit. Just below knee-length, with long sleeves, bodice has slight V-neckline formed by slight standing collar, which merges with pair of points at center front formed by tucked pleats. Natural waist, A-line skirt. Center back zipper closure. Bodice lined in black, sleeves and skirt unlined. No labels in dress. With black leather belt with silver colored metal buckle. Stamped on reverse: "12 Do Not / Dry Clean"

Creation Information

Parnis, Mollie 1973.

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 33 times , with 4 in the last month . More information about this object can be viewed below.

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Designer

  • Parnis, Mollie Parnis, Mollie (b. New York, New York, USA, 1899 or 1905 - d. New York, New York, USA, 1992)

Donor

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  • Johnson, Lady Bird Claudia Alta "Lady Bird" Taylor Johnson (b. Karnack, Texas, USA, Dec. 22, 1912 - d. West Lake Hills, Texas, USA, July 11, 2007), wife of Lyndon B. Johnson, 36th President of the United States, November 22, 1963 – January 20, 1969.

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Description

Dress of black double knit. Just below knee-length, with long sleeves, bodice has slight V-neckline formed by slight standing collar, which merges with pair of points at center front formed by tucked pleats. Natural waist, A-line skirt. Center back zipper closure. Bodice lined in black, sleeves and skirt unlined.

No labels in dress.

With black leather belt with silver colored metal buckle.

Stamped on reverse: "12 Do Not / Dry Clean"

Notes

Worn by Lady Bird Johnson (December 22, 1912 – July 11, 2007) at the funeral of her husband, Lyndon Baines Johnson (August 27, 1908 – January 22, 1973).

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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

  • 1973

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Added to The UNT Digital Library

  • Feb. 5, 2015, 9:59 p.m.

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  • April 15, 2015, 8:40 a.m.

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Parnis, Mollie. Dress, physical object, 1973; (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc499042/: accessed July 18, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT College of Visual Arts + Design.