Day Dress

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Floor length day dress. Long sleeves with gathered opening at bottom of sleeve. Bodice of brown wool ribbed knit with kimono style sleeves and gusset at underarm. Brown ribbed knit stops on sleeves above elbow. Bottom of sleeve out of wool jersey knit in brown and purple rectangular checked pattern. Rounded neckline. False layered effect at neckline out of same brown and purple rectangular checked print. Skirt gathered at waistline and constructed of wool jersey knit in large brown and purple checked pattern. Center back lapped zipper closure. Designer label: "Rudi Gernreich design for / Harmon Knitwear"; "14" Care label: ... continued below

Creation Information

Gernreich, Rudi 1965~.

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 67 times , with 6 in the last month . More information about this object can be viewed below.

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Designer

  • Gernreich, Rudi Gernreich, Rudi (b. Vienna, Austria, 1922 - d. Los Angeles, California, USA, 1985)

Manufacturer

  • Harmon Knitwear, Inc. Harmon Knitwear, Inc. (Marinette, Wisconsin) est. by Harmon Juster in 1960, previously the Marinette Knitting Mills, closed 1974?

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Floor length day dress. Long sleeves with gathered opening at bottom of sleeve. Bodice of brown wool ribbed knit with kimono style sleeves and gusset at underarm. Brown ribbed knit stops on sleeves above elbow. Bottom of sleeve out of wool jersey knit in brown and purple rectangular checked pattern. Rounded neckline. False layered effect at neckline out of same brown and purple rectangular checked print. Skirt gathered at waistline and constructed of wool jersey knit in large brown and purple checked pattern. Center back lapped zipper closure.

Designer label: "Rudi Gernreich design for / Harmon Knitwear"; "14"
Care label: "Dry Clean / Only / 100% wool"

With belt of brown wool ribbed knit. 1 1/4 inch wide. Silver colored metal cap finishes one end, while silver colored metal adjustable buckle is on other end.

Engraved in metal buckle "SOLID BRASS / made in / USA"

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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

  • 1965~

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  • March 16, 2015, 2:32 p.m.

Description Last Updated

  • April 15, 2015, 2:49 a.m.

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Gernreich, Rudi. Day Dress, physical object, 1965~; (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc501292/: accessed December 19, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT College of Visual Arts + Design.