Dress Metadata

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Title

  • Main Title Dress
  • Series Title Carrie Marcus Neiman Foundation Collection of Fashion

Creator

  • Designer: Dior, Christian
    Creator Type: Personal
    Creator Info: Dior, Christian (b. Granville, Normandy, France, 1905 - d. Montecantini, Italy, 1957)
  • Other: Christian Dior New York Inc.
    Creator Type: Organization
    Creator Info: Christian Dior New York Inc., the New York branch of the House of Dior. Designs originally done by the House in Paris, France, and after 1961 by designers working for the branches.

Contributor

  • Retailer: Neiman-Marcus
    Contributor Type: Organization
    Contributor Info: Neiman-Marcus Co. (USA) (est. 1907 in Dallas, Texas, USA, by Herbert Marcus, Carrie Marcus-Neiman, and Al Neiman)

Date

  • Creation: 1953

Language

  • No Language

Description

  • Content Description: Daytime dress of red silk faille. Street length. Short sleeves with turned-back edge. Shawl collar with button-down ends at front. Center front opening of 6 circular faceted red plastic buttons. Skirt gathers/pleats at waistline. Side slit pockets. Bodice partly lined in red silk. Red grosgrain ribbon petersham with hook & eye. Designer's label at right side seam: "Christian Dion Original / Made in U.S.A. / Christian Dior - New York Inc. / Trademark" Retailer's label at left side seam of skirt: "Neiman-Marcus". With accompanying belt of red leather covered with matching red silk faille. Elongated oval buckle covered with red silk faille except for tongue, which is enameled red. Designer's stamp on back: "Christian Dior / New York, Inc." and size, partly illegible. 10 or 12.

Subject

  • University of North Texas Libraries Browse Structure: Social Life and Customs - Clothing
  • Art and Architecture Thesaurus (Getty): Dresses (Garments)

Primary Source

  • Item is a Primary Source

Coverage

  • Coverage Date: 1953
  • Place Name: France - Île-de-France Region - Département de Ville de Paris - Paris
  • Place Name: United States - New York - New York City
  • Place Name: United States - Texas - Dallas County - Dallas

Collection

  • Name: Texas Fashion Collection
    Code: TXFC

Institution

  • Name: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design
    Code: UNTCVA

Rights

  • Rights Access: public
  • Rights License: by-nc-nd
  • Rights Statement: All Texas Fashion Collection content and images are copyrighted.

Resource Type

  • Physical Object

Format

  • Image

Identifier

  • Accession or Local Control No: 1938.001.200
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc503823

Note

  • Display Note: This object was part of the Carrie Marcus Neiman Foundation Collection of fashion items collected by Stanley and Edward Marcus in honor of their aunt, one of the original founders of Neiman-Marcus. Begun in 1938, the collection comprised important items of fashion from each season, and included many items designed by winners of the Neiman-Marcus Fashion Awards, as well as pieces owned by or collected by Carrie Marcus-Neiman.