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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

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

Ballgown

Description: Design for ball or pageant gown. Color full length front and back views of gown with bell shaped skirt and straight, Queen Anne neckline. Bodice has deep V-shaped back. Dress appears to have overlaid panel details extending from bodice to hem; panels roll over bodice and hem and are trimmed from bodice down to hips with black floral applique. Tulle/net off the shoulder trim. Sketch is signed by designer at hemline of front view: "Lilli Wolff".
Date: 1950/1969
Creator: Wolff, Lilli
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Ballgown

Description: Design for ball or pageant gown. Color sketch of white gown trimmed in black floral applique or lace down center front and center back along edges of petal shaped tiers on skirt. Sweetheart neckline forms deep V in back; trimmed to match skirt. Center back hemline shows fan shaped train. Front and back full length views. Signature of designer, "Lilli Wolff", at hemline between the two views.
Date: 1950/1969
Creator: Wolff, Lilli
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Ballgown

Description: Design for ball or pageant gown. Color sketch shows full front and back views of gown with applied lantern-shaped/inspired pouf trim. Strapless neckline forms a deep V in back. Back waist is trimmed with smaller lantern-shaped trim and trailing sheer panels. 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

Ballgown

Description: Design for ballgown. Colored sketch in light blue of gown with sweetheart neckline and off-the-shoulder net accents. Bodice wraps and extends down sides to gather under top tier of skirt. Full length,very full round skirt.
Date: 1950/1969
Creator: Wolff, Lilli
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Ballgown

Description: Design for ballgown. Colored sketch in orange of full length gown with V-shaped surplus neckline; elbow length sleeves wrap and insert into top of sleeve. Full, A-lined skirt is pleated with asymmetrical top tier.
Date: 1950/1969
Creator: Wolff, Lilli
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Ballgown

Description: Design for ballgown. Color sketch of full length gown with floral accents at right side off-the-shoulder neckline and down left side of bodice and hips. Shirred bodice and asymmetrical hips. Full, gathered A-line skirt. Female figure accented with choker at neck.
Date: 1958
Creator: Wolff, Lilli
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Ballgown

Description: Design for ball gown, pageant or wedding gown. Color sketch shows three views of a gown with full, bell shaped skirt. Larger, left hand sketch illustrates the front view of a gown with off-the-shoulder neckline. Handwritten notes state "cut out / embroidery work" for the center front panel of the gown and "tulle bands" for the balance of the skirt. The two smaller front and back views of the second version of the gown illustrate a sweetheart neckline and draped floral panel on the back view. Handwritten notes for these views state "silvered tulle / or silk organza".
Date: 1950/1969
Creator: Wolff, Lilli
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Ballgown

Description: Design sketch for ballgown. Colored sketch of full length gown in large floral pattern. Full, A-line skirt scalloped at center front with large bow trim at hemline. Strapless neckline; elbow length sleeves with apparent see-through extensions to wrist.
Date: 1950/1969
Creator: Wolff, Lilli
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Ballgown

Description: Design for ballgown. Colored sketch of ballgown with shirred sweetheart neckline with gathered accent at center front. Long sleeves with floral accents. Shirred asymmetric hips trimmed with large floral bouquet down left side. Gathered, full length A-line skirt.
Date: 1950/1969
Creator: Wolff, Lilli
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Ballgown

Description: Design for ballgown. Colored sketch of full length gown trimmed with floral accents around strapless neckline and at hips. Full, A-line skirt; short sleeves.
Date: 1950/1969
Creator: Wolff, Lilli
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Ballgown

Description: Design for ball gown. Color sketch illustrates the front view of a gown with heavily appliqued, A-line skirt with ruffle. Off the shoulder neckline. Designer's outline sketch and notes on back.
Date: 1950/1969
Creator: Wolff, Lilli
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Ballgown

Description: Design for ball gown. Color sketch in light blue illustrates front and back views of gown trimmed in ruffles and floral accents. Off the shoulder neckline.
Date: 1950/1969
Creator: Wolff, Lilli
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Ballgown

Description: Design for ball gown. Outline sketch of front and back views of a gown with gathered overskirt. Looped panel at left side of skirt front view; back panel from left shoulder trails down center back and folds under hem.
Date: 1950/1969
Creator: Wolff, Lilli
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Ballgown

Description: Design for ball gown or wedding gown. Outline sketch illustrates the back view of a gown with smaller front view in upper right hand corner.
Date: 1950/1969
Creator: Wolff, Lilli
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Ballgown

Description: Design for ball gown or wedding gown. Color sketch illustrates the full length, side view of a gown with off the shoulder neckline and A-line skirt with applied leaf/petal inspired details. Multiple designer/client handwritten notes on sketch.
Date: 1950/1969
Creator: Wolff, Lilli
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Ballgown

Description: Design for evening or ball gown. Color sketch in pink and blue illustrates front view of a gown with strapless neckline and left side, fan-shaped skirt detail. Designer's notes on sections of skirt detail.
Date: 1950/1969
Creator: Wolff, Lilli
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Ballgown

Description: Signed design for ballgown. Color sketch in shades of green illustrates full length view of gown with wide A-line skirt trimmed in vertical rows of applied floral accents. Ruched bodice with sides and short sleeves trimmed in matching floral accents. Designer's note on fabric content, "lace and tulle", at right of sketch and designer's signature at hem of gown.
Date: 1950/1969
Creator: Wolff, Lilli
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Bodice Sketches

Description: Designs for dress bodices. Outline sketch illustrates views for five different bodice designs.
Date: 1950/1969
Creator: Wolff, Lilli
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Coat

Description: Signed design for trapeze style coat. Color sketch illustrates front and side views of coat constructed in triangular motif. Asymmetric wrapped closure at neckline. Bracelet length sleeves with wide cuffs. Fabric swatch and designer's handwritten notes at upper left of sketch. Designer's signature at feet of front view model.
Date: 1950/1969
Creator: Wolff, Lilli
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Coat Dress

Description: Signed design for coat dress or coat. Color sketch illustrates a street length dress with asymmetric left side closure. Long sleeves and high rolled collar. Matching hat on model's head. Designer's signature at hem of dress.
Date: 1950/1969
Creator: Wolff, Lilli
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design
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