Child's Sundress

One of 50 objects in the series: Carrie Marcus Neiman Foundation Collection of Fashion available on this site.

Description

Child's sundress of horizontally striped blue, brown, and white cotton delusted satin. Rounded neckline, higher in front than back; sleeveless. Neckline and armholes piped in matching blue fabric. Left side closure with 5 buttons. Full skirt, gathered at waistline with blue piping. Tie belt of same fabric attached at sides and ties in back. Upper bodice lined of cream colored muslin. Maker's label at inside back neck: "Kate / Greenaway / Frock" Paper size tag behind maker's tag. Original Hope Skillman paper tag attached, with hand-written note identifying designer Joan Ballew.

Creation Information

Ballew, Joan & Skillman, Hope 1956.

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

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Designers

  • Ballew, Joan
  • Skillman, Hope Skillman, Hope (b. Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA, 1908 - d. New Milford, Connecticut, USA, 1981; Began working in textile industry in early 1930s, founded Hope Skillman Inc. textiles in 1942, was one of first American textile designers)

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Donor

  • Neiman-Marcus Former Owner and Donor. Neiman-Marcus Co. (USA) (est. 1907 in Dallas, Texas, USA, by Herbert Marcus, Carrie Marcus-Neiman, and Al Neiman)

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Child's sundress of horizontally striped blue, brown, and white cotton delusted satin. Rounded neckline, higher in front than back; sleeveless. Neckline and armholes piped in matching blue fabric. Left side closure with 5 buttons. Full skirt, gathered at waistline with blue piping. Tie belt of same fabric attached at sides and ties in back. Upper bodice lined of cream colored muslin.

Maker's label at inside back neck: "Kate / Greenaway / Frock"
Paper size tag behind maker's tag.
Original Hope Skillman paper tag attached, with hand-written note identifying designer Joan Ballew.

Notes

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.

This garment is part of a group of items created about 1956 which were made by various designers/firms using textiles by Hope Skillman.

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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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  • 1956

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  • Sept. 2, 2015, 11:34 a.m.

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  • Sept. 24, 2015, 2:44 a.m.

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Ballew, Joan & Skillman, Hope. Child's Sundress, physical object, 1956; (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc701430/: accessed October 19, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT College of Visual Arts + Design.