Ensemble - Dress and Jacket

Description

Ensemble of windowpane plaid woven polyester blend(?) in white and pink, yellow and green neon. A) Jacket. With turndown collar and short sleeves, the jacket has a center front opening secured with 3 hook-and-eyes and three large white braid frogs. Lined in white polyester. Designer's label sewn in at inside back collar: "Elinor Simmons / for / Malcolm Starr" Origin label: "Made in the British / Crown Colony of Hong Kong" Size label: "12" B) Dress of matching fabric. Knee- to street-length, the dress is sleeveless with a standing collar. Slightly A-lined with princess seaming and two patch pockets at ... continued below

Creation Information

Simmons, Elinor 1967/1968.

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

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Designer

  • Simmons, Elinor Simmons, Elinor (m. Rizkallah), Chief designer at Malcolm Starr, early 1960's-1972

Manufacturer

  • Malcolm Starr Malcolm Starr (Firm, New York, USA) est. by 1929 as Frank Starr, run as such until death of Frank in 1961, his son Malcolm took over and ran the firm as Malcolm Starr until ca. 1976, when he sold it. Based in New York City, the firm leased factories in Hong Kong for production.

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Description

Ensemble of windowpane plaid woven polyester blend(?) in white and pink, yellow and green neon.

A) Jacket. With turndown collar and short sleeves, the jacket has a center front opening secured with 3 hook-and-eyes and three large white braid frogs. Lined in white polyester.

Designer's label sewn in at inside back collar: "Elinor Simmons / for / Malcolm Starr"
Origin label: "Made in the British / Crown Colony of Hong Kong"
Size label: "12"

B) Dress of matching fabric. Knee- to street-length, the dress is sleeveless with a standing collar. Slightly A-lined with princess seaming and two patch pockets at front. Center back opening with hooks-and-eyes at top and zipper below.

Labels are the same as in jacket.

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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

  • 1967/1968

Start & End Dates

  • 1967 - 1968

Added to The UNT Digital Library

  • March 16, 2015, 2:32 p.m.

Description Last Updated

  • May 6, 2015, 8:44 a.m.

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Simmons, Elinor. Ensemble - Dress and Jacket, physical object, 1967/1968; (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc501334/: accessed November 23, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT College of Visual Arts + Design.