Ensemble - Coat and Dress

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Ensemble consisting of: A: Dress of green leather in sheath style. Sleeveless; dropped waist. Center back opening with zipper closure with hook and eye closure at top. Fully lined in dark olive green polyester. Designer label to right of zipper: "Samuel / Robert" Retailer's label to left of zipper: "Town & Travelwear / Waldorf-Astoria / New York / Statler-Hilton / Dallas" B) Belt for dress. Gold metal chain with interwoven narrow green leather belt. C) Coat of a "tapestry" fabric with cream ground and sculpted woven foliate forms in sculpted green plush. Facings and collar of green leather. Street length ... continued below

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Robert, Samuel 1965~.

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

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  • Town & Travelwear Town & Travelware (USA) Had branches at Waldorf-Astoria in New York, and in Dallas.

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Ensemble consisting of:

A: Dress of green leather in sheath style. Sleeveless; dropped waist. Center back opening with zipper closure with hook and eye closure at top. Fully lined in dark olive green polyester.

Designer label to right of zipper: "Samuel / Robert"
Retailer's label to left of zipper: "Town & Travelwear / Waldorf-Astoria / New York / Statler-Hilton / Dallas"

B) Belt for dress. Gold metal chain with interwoven narrow green leather belt.

C) Coat of a "tapestry" fabric with cream ground and sculpted woven foliate forms in sculpted green plush. Facings and collar of green leather. Street length with 3/4 length sleeves. Center front opening with three circular leather covered buttons and bound buttonholes of matching leather and covered snaps at top and bottom. Two leather-edged welt pockets at front into which are integrated the belt-loops. Fully lined in pale lime green polyester.

Designer's label at center back neckline: "Samuel / Robert"

D) Belt for coat. Green leather. Narrow with small leather-covered rectangular buckle.

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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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  • 1965~

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  • Dec. 21, 2015, 10:25 a.m.

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  • Jan. 5, 2016, 2:14 p.m.

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Robert, Samuel. Ensemble - Coat and Dress, physical object, 1965~; (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc795243/: accessed September 21, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT College of Visual Arts + Design.