Coat

Description

Coat of curly sheep or goat fur in shades of brown, white, and gray mixed. Standing collar, single breasted closure and pockets all of brown leather. Closure has 5 circular, brown buttons and bound buttonholes. Long set-in sleeves; midi length. Lined in brown satin(?). Designer's label at right side seam: "Albert Alfus / New York" Retailer's label at center back neckline: "Neiman-Marcus" At right side seam is union label: "Int Ladies Garment Workers Union, Union Made ILGWU 66460" and size tag: "8"

Creation Information

Albert Alfus 1969/1970.

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

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Designer

  • Albert Alfus Albert Alfus (New York, New York, USA) in operation by 1950s, possibly having originally been Max Alfus furs, founded by Max Alfus and taken over by his son Albert Alfus. Known as furrier, then for leather garments and knits. Seems to have stopped activity in the 1970s/1980s.

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Retailer

  • 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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Description

Coat of curly sheep or goat fur in shades of brown, white, and gray mixed. Standing collar, single breasted closure and pockets all of brown leather. Closure has 5 circular, brown buttons and bound buttonholes. Long set-in sleeves; midi length. Lined in brown satin(?).

Designer's label at right side seam: "Albert Alfus / New York"
Retailer's label at center back neckline: "Neiman-Marcus"
At right side seam is union label: "Int Ladies Garment Workers Union, Union Made ILGWU 66460"
and size tag: "8"

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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

  • 1969/1970

Start & End Dates

  • 1969 - 1970

Added to The UNT Digital Library

  • May 6, 2015, 4:58 p.m.

Description Last Updated

  • May 20, 2015, 10:48 a.m.

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Albert Alfus. Coat, physical object, 1969/1970; (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc503758/: accessed December 14, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT College of Visual Arts + Design.