Daytime Ensemble - Dress and Coat

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Daytime ensemble consisting of coat and dress with belt. Coat is of red bouclé wool. Long, dolman sleeves. Knee length. Band collar is covered in navy velvet on the exterior. Double welt side pockets on the diagonal. Lined in same douppioni silk print as dress. Designer's label at center back neckline: "E Garnett / Made In Italy / Imported Original" The one-piece day dress is of blue/gray douppioni silk with abstract print of lines in red, black, tan and yellow. Bias cut. Sleeveless with capped shoulders. Knee length. Collarless with V- shaped neckline formed by wrapped draping. Gathered draping to ... continued below

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Garnett, Eleanora 1956.

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  • Garnett, Eleanora Garnett, Eleanora (Eleanora Stahl Holstein von Lilienthal Riggio Garnett, b. Estonia, ca. 1900, worked in Shanghai, moved to Rome 1950, also home/salon in New York, USA, active 1950s-1971?, d. 1978?)

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Daytime ensemble consisting of coat and dress with belt.

Coat is of red bouclé wool. Long, dolman sleeves. Knee length. Band collar is covered in navy velvet on the exterior. Double welt side pockets on the diagonal. Lined in same douppioni silk print as dress.

Designer's label at center back neckline: "E Garnett / Made In Italy / Imported Original"

The one-piece day dress is of blue/gray douppioni silk with abstract print of lines in red, black, tan and yellow. Bias cut. Sleeveless with capped shoulders. Knee length. Collarless with V- shaped neckline formed by wrapped draping. Gathered draping to left side zipper closure. Wrap around skirt which drapes to large bow of self at left just below hip. Unlined with 1" blue/gray grosgrain ribbon petersham with 2 hook & eyes.

Designer's label at center back neckline: "E Garnett / Made In Italy / Imported Original"

The dress has an accompanying contour belt covered in matching fabric; 1" wide. Buckle also covered in same fabric.

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Texas Fashion Collection

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  • 1956

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  • May 6, 2015, 4:58 p.m.

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  • May 14, 2015, 9:31 a.m.

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Garnett, Eleanora. Daytime Ensemble - Dress and Coat, physical object, 1956; (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc503817/: accessed November 20, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT College of Visual Arts + Design.