Ensemble - Dress and Jacket

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Ensemble of navy blue . Jacket. Cropped, single breasted jacket has rounded neckline and no lapels, to allow bow of dress to show. Center front closure of 3 self-covered buttons with bound buttonholes. Long sleeves with double row of snaps around each cuff, for missing cuffs. Lined in blue silk. Designer's label at inside back collar: "George Halley / New York" Retailer's label at right inside near buttons: "Bonwit Teller" Union label and side label at left side seam. Size 6. Dress. Knee-length or slightly longer, with rounded neckline with large blue satin bow at throat. Sleeveless, with wide straps. ... continued below

Creation Information

Halley, George 1964/1973.

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

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  • Bonwit Teller Bonwit Teller (est. New York, New York, USA ca. 1897 by Paul Bonwit and Edmunt Teller. Most stores closed 1990.)

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Description

Ensemble of navy blue .

Jacket. Cropped, single breasted jacket has rounded neckline and no lapels, to allow bow of dress to show. Center front closure of 3 self-covered buttons with bound buttonholes. Long sleeves with double row of snaps around each cuff, for missing cuffs. Lined in blue silk.

Designer's label at inside back collar: "George Halley / New York"
Retailer's label at right inside near buttons: "Bonwit Teller"
Union label and side label at left side seam. Size 6.

Dress. Knee-length or slightly longer, with rounded neckline with large blue satin bow at throat. Sleeveless, with wide straps. Bodice seamed, with slightly raised waist into which A-line skirt is gathered. Side slit pockets at hips. Center back zipper. Around neckline are a series of 5 self-covered snaps along left side, and evidence of removed stitches for a collar on right side. Lined in black, with dark mauve band near inner hem.

Designer's label at inside left by zipper: "George Halley / New York"

Notes

Garment originally had detachable cuffs, as evidenced by rows of snaps on each arm. Snaps along left side of dress neckline, and evidence of white thread stitching indicate that a semi-detachable collar also existed, now removed.

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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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  • 1964/1973

Start & End Dates

  • 1964 - 1973

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  • May 6, 2015, 4:58 p.m.

Description Last Updated

  • May 21, 2015, 2:36 a.m.

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Halley, George. Ensemble - Dress and Jacket, physical object, 1964/1973; (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc503752/: accessed December 15, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT College of Visual Arts + Design.