Dress

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

Description

Dress of brown puckered nylon. Street length with A-lined skirt. Fitted bodice. Spread collar and 3/4 length sleeves with turned-back cuffs. Two patch pockets at upper bust, with false flaps. Center front opening with 5 circular cast brass buttons and hidden hook & eye at natural waist. Slit pockets at hips. Unlined. Retailer's label at inside back neckline: "Neiman-Marcus / Sports Shop" With matching narrow belt faced in same fabric, backed in brown leather. Rectangular self-covered buckle. Stamped on reverse: "10 1820"

Creation Information

David Crystal 1949.

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

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Manufacturer

  • David Crystal David Crystal Inc. (USA) est. 1906 by David Crystal (b. Montreal, Canada, ca.1883 - d. Hollywood, Florida, USA, 1962) sold to General Mills 1968, closed ca. 1995)

Retailer

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

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Description

Dress of brown puckered nylon. Street length with A-lined skirt. Fitted bodice. Spread collar and 3/4 length sleeves with turned-back cuffs. Two patch pockets at upper bust, with false flaps. Center front opening with 5 circular cast brass buttons and hidden hook & eye at natural waist. Slit pockets at hips. Unlined.

Retailer's label at inside back neckline: "Neiman-Marcus / Sports Shop"

With matching narrow belt faced in same fabric, backed in brown leather. Rectangular self-covered buckle.

Stamped on reverse: "10 1820"

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 dress was included in the Carrie Marcus Neiman Foundation Collection because it was one of the first of the puckered nylon dresses.

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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

  • 1949

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  • Dec. 21, 2015, 10:25 a.m.

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  • Dec. 23, 2015, 4:08 a.m.

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David Crystal. Dress, physical object, 1949; (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc795239/: accessed January 18, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT College of Visual Arts + Design.