Suit - Jacket, Skirt, and Blouse

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Suit of peach ultra suede and light blue and peach silk. A) Jacket of ultra suede. Hip length, single breasted center-front opening with 5 circular gold-tone buttons. Notched collar, lower lapels faced in light blue ultra suede, edged to hem in coral ultra suede. Long sleeves gathered at top of shoulder, with rolled cuffs with facing and edging to match lapels. Welt pockets at sides. Attached shoulder pads. Sleeves are lined in peach acetate(?); main body of jacket unlined. Back seam with slit at lower edge. Designer's label at inside back neck: "Mollie Parnis / Ultrasuede / Brand Fabric" Size ... continued below

Creation Information

Parnis, Mollie 1979/1980.

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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. 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)

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  • 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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Suit of peach ultra suede and light blue and peach silk.

A) Jacket of ultra suede. Hip length, single breasted center-front opening with 5 circular gold-tone buttons. Notched collar, lower lapels faced in light blue ultra suede, edged to hem in coral ultra suede. Long sleeves gathered at top of shoulder, with rolled cuffs with facing and edging to match lapels. Welt pockets at sides. Attached shoulder pads. Sleeves are lined in peach acetate(?); main body of jacket unlined. Back seam with slit at lower edge.

Designer's label at inside back neck: "Mollie Parnis / Ultrasuede / Brand Fabric"
Size tag at inside left side seam: "Lot 19 / Size 10"

B) Blouse of silk. Collar, yoke, and long sleeves of light blue, torso of blouse in peach. Stand-up collar of self blue ruffle, with matching cuffs on sleeves. Center front opening with hook-and-eye at top, single gold-tone circular button visible at throat, and 6 hidden clear plastic buttons. Sleeves gathered at top of shoulders, and with single gold-tone button at cuff.

Care label at right side seam: "Professional / Dry Clean Only"
Size label: "Lot: / Size 10"

C) Skirt of peach ultra suede. A-line, below-knee length skirt. Side slit pockets. Center back zipper. 1" self waistband, with hook-and-bar on waistband above zipper. Unlined.

Retailer's label at waistband: "Neiman-Marcus"
Various labels at center back seam below zipper:
"Operator 1359 / Style 983 / Size 10"
"Lot: / Size 10"
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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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  • 1979/1980

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  • March 16, 2015, 2:32 p.m.

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  • Nov. 29, 2015, 12:11 a.m.

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Parnis, Mollie. Suit - Jacket, Skirt, and Blouse, physical object, 1979/1980; (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc501310/: accessed June 23, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT College of Visual Arts + Design.