Jacket

Description

Chinese jacket of red damask silk with multicolored embroidery. Almost knee-length, with long sleeves. Floral damask pattern, embroidery of flowers, moths(?), foliage, and other symbols. Angled center front opening bordered with blue, fastened with carved/chased gold sphere buttons and loops. Around opening, hem, collar, and cuffs is embroidered band in blues and white scrolls, with outer border of gold and black. Lined in pink silk. No labels.

Creation Information

Creator: Unknown. 1913/1929~.

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

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Description

Chinese jacket of red damask silk with multicolored embroidery. Almost knee-length, with long sleeves. Floral damask pattern, embroidery of flowers, moths(?), foliage, and other symbols. Angled center front opening bordered with blue, fastened with carved/chased gold sphere buttons and loops. Around opening, hem, collar, and cuffs is embroidered band in blues and white scrolls, with outer border of gold and black. Lined in pink silk.

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Notes

This traditional-style Chinese garment 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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Creation Date

  • 1913/1929~

Start & End Dates

  • 1913 - 1929

Added to The UNT Digital Library

  • May 6, 2015, 4:58 p.m.

Description Last Updated

  • Sept. 27, 2015, 11:49 a.m.

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Jacket, physical object, 1913/1929~; (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc503803/: accessed January 18, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT College of Visual Arts + Design.