Chinese Ensemble - Jacket and Pants

Description

Chinese ensemble of blue silk with multi-colored embroidery.consisting of: A) Jacket/Bodice. Knee-length, A-line, standing collar, long sleeves with white cuffs embroidered with scenes of Chinese people in various situations. Center front opening with black frogs fastened with spherical gold buttons. Wide band at collar and part of front opening, and hem with embroidery of figures on brown ground. Field of jacket with large multi-colored embroidered flowers and butterflies. B) Pants. Matching. Drawstring waist. Full-length, with matching embroidery, but only on lower legs. Cuffs with wide band of white embroidered with foliage and moths.

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Creator: Unknown. 1913/1929.

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

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  • Kobler, Regina Kobler, Regina (b. 1881, Rajcza Dolna, Austria - d. Dallas, Texas, USA, 1953; Citizen USA 1917, in business by 1913-1930s?)

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Chinese ensemble of blue silk with multi-colored embroidery.consisting of:

A) Jacket/Bodice. Knee-length, A-line, standing collar, long sleeves with white cuffs embroidered with scenes of Chinese people in various situations. Center front opening with black frogs fastened with spherical gold buttons. Wide band at collar and part of front opening, and hem with embroidery of figures on brown ground. Field of jacket with large multi-colored embroidered flowers and butterflies.

B) Pants. Matching. Drawstring waist. Full-length, with matching embroidery, but only on lower legs. Cuffs with wide band of white embroidered with foliage and moths.

Notes

This traditional-style Chinese ensemble was acquired by Regina Kobler between 1913 and 1929. Ms. Kobler was a designer of fashion and costume in New York City, New York, USA, active between 1913 and 1939. The ensemble was given by Ms. Kobler to her niece, Inarose Bogen, who donated it to the Texas Fashion Collection along with examples of Ms. Kobler's designs.

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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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  • 1913/1929

Start & End Dates

  • 1913 - 1929

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  • May 6, 2015, 4:58 p.m.

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  • Aug. 28, 2015, 3:35 p.m.

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Chinese Ensemble - Jacket and Pants, physical object, 1913/1929; (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc503775/: accessed November 16, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT College of Visual Arts + Design.