Suit - Jacket and Skirt

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Suit of red suede in a beaded Native American Indian style feather motif, consisting of: A) Jacket with V-neck line and a center front closure of three silver flower motif buttons with coral centers; edges of opening and buttonholes are laced with matching red suede. Princess seams. Three piece long sleeves with lacing on back seam. Left and right sides of front are trimmed with matching beaded appliques in feather motifs. Bottom of jacket is seamed with western style point and has 1/2" fringe at the hem. Unlined. Designer's label at center back neckline: "Gossamer Wings / by / Barbara ... continued below

Creation Information

Grimes, Barbara 1993/2004.

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

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  • Grimes, Barbara Grimes, Barbara (b. California, opened Gossamer Wings in Santa Fe, New Mexico, USA, in 1993)

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Suit of red suede in a beaded Native American Indian style feather motif, consisting of:

A) Jacket with V-neck line and a center front closure of three silver flower motif buttons with coral centers; edges of opening and buttonholes are laced with matching red suede. Princess seams. Three piece long sleeves with lacing on back seam. Left and right sides of front are trimmed with matching beaded appliques in feather motifs. Bottom of jacket is seamed with western style point and has 1/2" fringe at the hem. Unlined.
Designer's label at center back neckline: "Gossamer Wings / by / Barbara Grimes / Santa Fe"

B) Long skirt of matching red suede; lacing down center front and side seams. Waist band is 1" wide with suede lacing. Bottom section of skirt is seamed in the same western style as jacket bottom with zigzag hemline and 14" long fringe at hem. Bottom is trimmed with three beaded feather appliques on the front one applique at the center back. Center back zipper closure with covered snap on waistband. Lined in pink synthetic.
Designer's label at center back to left of zipper: "Gossamer Wings / by / Barbara Grimes / Santa Fe"

C) Belt of matching red suede. Belt is edged in red seed beads, turquoise and heishi shell beads, and is trimmed down the center with seven beaded applique feathers. Round buckle with U.S. 1888 Morgan silver dollar at center surrounded by coral, turquoise and heishi shell beading.

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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

  • 1993/2004

Start & End Dates

  • 1993 - 2004

Added to The UNT Digital Library

  • Sept. 2, 2015, 11:34 a.m.

Description Last Updated

  • Oct. 15, 2015, 3:22 a.m.

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Grimes, Barbara. Suit - Jacket and Skirt, physical object, 1993/2004; (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc701375/: accessed December 14, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT College of Visual Arts + Design.