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1840s Style Dress

Description: Design for an 1840s ladies dress. Sketch depicts female in full length front and left side views with sleeve view in upper left corner and back bodice view in upper right corner. Measurements/descriptions typewritten in German at bottom center.
Date: 1950/1969
Creator: Wolff, Lilli
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Afternoon Dress

Description: Afternoon dress of dark green silk satin, crepe and chiffon. The tunic-style dress of dark green silk satin is street-length, with a drop waist. It has a slight standing collar at back which extends out in front to become long ties with a backing of dark maroon. Below the bow formed by the ties is V-shaped neckline. The full-length sleeves are dark green silk satin from shoulders to elbows and are translucent green crepe from elbows to cuffs. The main part of the gauze sections are embroidered with floral motifs in red, pink, and green/gold. The sleeves have two snaps at each cuff, which are trimmed with bands of pink crepe, maroon crepe, and dark green satin. On the front of the skirt are three wide, slightly overlapping tiers of fabric, split at center front, which start below the hips and end slightly above the hem. The dress is unlined, and there are no tags or labels.
Date: 1920/1925
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Afternoon dress

Description: Daytime ensemble of white cotton batiste with black dots. A) Bodice with lace yoke. Center front has three vertical rows of lace separated by two inserts of matching fabric with pin tucks. Small bishop sleeves, 3/4 length. Center back closure of seven hook & eyes. Unlined. B) Skirt. Full length with bustle-back, slightly trained back. Formed with two tiers of inserted lace and shirring; bottom tier has pin tucks and extra row of matching inserted lace along hem. Narrow waistband with hook & eye closure; shirring at sides and around back. Unlined.
Date: 1890/1899
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

"T'ai Yuan" robe

Description: "T'ai Yuan" A) Kimono robe of red silk with hand-painted image of T'ai Yuan with magenta lotus flower in left hand and blue crane in right hand. B) Tie belt of matching fabric.
Date: 2007
Creator: Zerner, Amy
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Alpine Hat

Description: Alpine hat of dark green felt hat. Brim slightly turned up. Hatband of lighter green yarn with feather brush on one side with metal bird on handle. One metal hat pin with a stag and doe and a black and red emblem in top right corner. Unlined with leather inner headband. Labels inside crown: "Ludwig Zapf hutmacher Werfen" and "Lanz Salzburg".
Date: 1946/1949
Creator: Lanz
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

American Flag Shoes

Description: "American Flag Shoes". The pair of shoes is of white leather and red and blue suede. Styled in a way reminiscent of bowling shoes, the white leather shoes have rounded toes, and red suede overlays at toe box, upwards in a strip from toebox to vamp, and around lower part of heel. Blue suede overlay stripes at side have star-shaped cut-outs to allow white leather to show through. Blue suede edging at top of upper and top of heel. Shoes lace-up at front, 5 holes per side. White shoe laces. Shoes are "flats", with 3/4" high heels. Brand stamped on inside: "Flings" Illegible stamp inside.
Date: 197X
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

"Aphrodite" robe

Description: "Aphrodite" A) Kimono robe of rose pink silk. Hand-painted image of Aphrodite on back with flowers in left hand and a dove with a heart in its beak in her right hand. A young doe stands at her feet. Full length; long sleeves. Center front opening; slits at side seams for belt. B) Tie belt for kimono in matching rose pink silk.
Date: 2006
Creator: Zerner, Amy
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

"Aphrodite" robe

Description: "Aphrodite" A) Kimono robe of rose pink silk. Hand-painted image of Aphrodite on back with flowers in left hand and a dove with a heart in its beak in her right hand. A young doe stands at her feet. Full length; long sleeves. Center front opening; slits at side seams for belt. B) Tie belt for kimono in matching rose pink silk.
Date: 2006
Creator: Zerner, Amy
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

"Arizona Highways" dress

Description: Maxi dress of photo-printed sueded knit. The sheath-style dress is of a polyester/lycra blend sueded knit. Full-length, the dress has a "crew neck" rounded neckline with slight standing collar and short cap sleeves. The dress widens at the hips and tapers to the hem, and has a back vent slit at center back from hem up 47.5cm. The entire garment is photo-printed with images of "travel scenes" of the west - roads, lakes, cacti, cows on farms, rock formations, etc. Designer's label inside at back collar: "Todd / Oldham" Three tags inside near hem: Size: "M" Care: "Dry Clean / Only / Made / In U.S.A." Content: "85% Polyester / 15% Lycra"
Date: Spring 1994
Creator: Oldham, Todd
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

"Artemis" robe

Description: "Artemis" A) Kimono of dark purple silk. Hand-painted image of Artemis on back with flowers in right hand and peacock at left hand. Full length; long sleeves. Opens center front. Slits at side seams for belt. B) Tie belt of purple silk.
Date: 2006
Creator: Zerner, Amy
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

"Artemis" robe

Description: "Artemis" A) Kimono of dark purple silk. Hand-painted image of Artemis on back with flowers in right hand and peacock at left hand. Full length; long sleeves. Opens center front. Slits at side seams for belt. B) Tie belt of purple silk.
Date: 2006
Creator: Zerner, Amy
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

At-home dress

Description: At-home dress of pale blue net lace. Ankle length. Wide 3/4 length sleeves; deep V-shaped neckline. Center front closure of 8 self covered buttons and loops at waist. Attached belt of matching lace with rectangular buckle. Lined in matching pale blue crepe.
Date: 1930/1939
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

At-home ensemble

Description: Evening hostess/leisure ensemble. A) Evening over-gown of pale tan crepe chiffon. Sleeveless with wide, rounded neckline. Vertical seaming with wide, 13-1/2" gathered ruffle at hem. B) One-piece pajamas in tan douppioni silk. Narrow shoulder straps of chiffon matching over-gown with snaps at left front. Fitted, empire waist. Left side zipper with hook & eye. Bodice lined in light gold organza; legs unlined. Designer's label at center back neckline: "Eisa" Handwritten label at inside hemline of left pants leg: "Sra: De / Osborne"
Date: 1965
Creator: Balenciaga, Cristobal, 1895-1972
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

At-home ensemble

Description: Two-piece at-home ensemble of red nylon jersey. a) Skirt/harem pants in long panel which fastens around waist band, passes between legs from front, and is fastened around waist to tie in front. b) Fitted blouse. Hip length; cap sleeves with rectangular underarm gussets. Five graduated V-pleats down center front and back neckline.
Date: 1937
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Aviator's Cap Hat

Description: Hat in the form of a white leather Aviator's Cap. The domed ovoid crown is made in six triangular sections, and has straps which extend down and buckle under the chin with two oval gilt metal links. The cap is lined with black satin, and has an inner black grosgrain ribbon hatband. Designer's label: "Adolfo / New York Paris" Retailer's Label: "Amen Wardy / El Paso Texas"
Date: 1965~
Creator: Adolfo
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Aviator's Cap Hat

Description: Hat in the form of a black leather Aviator's Cap. The domed ovoid crown is made in six triangular sections, and has straps which extend down and buckle under the chin with two oval gilt metal links. The cap is lined with black satin, and has an inner black grosgrain ribbon hatband. Designer's label: "Adolfo / New York Paris" Retailer's Label: "Amen Wardy / El Paso Texas"
Date: 1964/1968
Creator: Adolfo
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Bag

Description: Handbag for afternoon or evening use. Frame of simulated tortoiseshell, carved and with openwork, with ball/snap closure and chain. Body of bag is of beige fabric with multi-colored petit-point embroidery of a bouquet of flowers. Floral motif on bag in grey, greens, blues, pinks and rose. Lined in rose ribbed silk, and contains a change purse and mirror. French or English in origin.
Date: 1880/1920
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Ball Gown

Description: Ball gown of pink silk taffeta. The off-the-shoulder design has several layers of cream colored Chantilly lace around the neckline/shoulder edge. The dress itself is of bright fuchsia pink silk taffeta with ties over each arm. The bodice is seamed and fitted, with a left side seam zipper. The attached matching taffeta skirt is gathered and draped horizontally, and has several layers of Chantilly lace at hem. The skirt has three hoops under the lining.
Date: Spring 1955
Creator: Balenciaga, Cristobal, 1895-1972
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Ballgown

Description: Design for ballgown. Color sketch of front and back views of gown with A-line skirt heavily trimmed with oversized applied floral accents. Off the shoulder neckline trimmed to match skirt. Back view illustrates four leaf petal inspired panels trailing from waistline. Handwritten note at far left of sketch: "The one she didn't like / The design would swallow you up and be too heavy / We thought it was odd looking & not / airy enough. I don't think the skirt / has a pretty slope either. OK? / Return both sheets of dresses". Designer's initials, "LW", at bottom left hem of front view of dress.
Date: 1950/1969
Creator: Wolff, Lilli
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Ballgown

Description: Design for ballgown or wedding dress. Color sketch of full length front and back views of gown with A-line skirt. Top tier of skirt in floral design gathers at dropped waist and forms a U in back. Underskirt appears to be box pleated sheer fabric; alternative view of underskirt in bottom left corner depicts three tiers of tightly pleated fabric. Bateau neckline with cap sleeves of fabric matching top tier of skirt forms a deep V shape in back view.
Date: 1950/1969
Creator: Wolff, Lilli
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Ballgown

Description: Design for ball or pageant gown. Color sketch illustrates the full front and back views of a gown with oversized, bell shaped skirt.The bodice and overskirt of the gown is in a lattice design with applied centers. The underskirt appears to depict sheer, gathered fabric. Strapless neckline forms a deep V in back. Designer's signature in blue ink at bottom left hem of front view of gown: "Lilli Wolff".
Date: 1950/1969
Creator: Wolff, Lilli
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design
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