Evening Ensemble - Coat, Dress, and Belt

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Three piece evening ensemble in metallic blue/purple, black and gold brocade consisting of: A) Dressmaker style coat, calf-length. Closes on left with two covered snaps. Long, straight sleeves. Notched lapel. Lined in royal blue silk. Designer's label at left inside seam: "Adele Simpson" B) Dress. Calf-length, sleeveless, and with a standing collar, the dress is slightly A-line with empire seam. Center back zipper with two hook & loops at collar. Lined in royal blue silk. C) Belt for dress, of same fabric and with rectangular buckle covered in same fabric. Stamped "B Adele Simpson 10C3"

Creation Information

Simpson, Adele 1960/1969.

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

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  • Simpson, Adele Simpson, Adele (b. New York, New York, USA, 1904 or 1908 - d. Greenwich, Connecticut, USA, 1995)

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Three piece evening ensemble in metallic blue/purple, black and gold brocade consisting of:

A) Dressmaker style coat, calf-length. Closes on left with two covered snaps. Long, straight sleeves. Notched lapel. Lined in royal blue silk.

Designer's label at left inside seam: "Adele Simpson"

B) Dress. Calf-length, sleeveless, and with a standing collar, the dress is slightly A-line with empire seam. Center back zipper with two hook & loops at collar. Lined in royal blue silk.

C) Belt for dress, of same fabric and with rectangular buckle covered in same fabric.

Stamped "B Adele Simpson 10C3"

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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

  • 1960/1969

Start & End Dates

  • 1960 - 1969

Added to The UNT Digital Library

  • March 16, 2015, 2:32 p.m.

Description Last Updated

  • March 26, 2015, 10:14 a.m.

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Simpson, Adele. Evening Ensemble - Coat, Dress, and Belt, physical object, 1960/1969; (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc501288/: accessed June 24, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT College of Visual Arts + Design.