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Boy's Suit (Jacket and Pants)

Description: Boy's suit of olive green wool tweed with gold flecks and small blue and white vertical stripes. A) Jacket. Triangular, placket front is bordered with black twill tape and has a vertical, center insert of red wool bordered with black braid. Four gilded brass buttons on each side of placket with right side closure having tailored buttonholes. 1-1/2" belt of self attaches at bottom button. Long, set-in sleeves are trimmed with two, smaller, nonfunctional matching buttons. Turn down collar closes with 2 hook & eyes. Bow tie of black silk faille. Horizontal, double welt pockets at side. Body of jacket is lined with black polished cotton and sleeves are lined in cotton fabric in stripes of light gray with thin green stripes. B) Short pants of matching tweed. Closes with a single brown button on each side of waist above pockets. Single slit pocket on the back at right. Sides of legs trimmed with 3 matching, nonfunctional buttons. Interior cotton satin waistband has 8 vertical buttonholes and is stamped: "Aletor(?) Waist Band / Patented / June 29, 1896 / 3 / Brooklyn, N. Y." Front lined in brown polished cotton.
Date: 1910~
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Child's dress

Description: Child's sundress of off-white cotton with an intricate floral motif print in various shades of greens and pinks outlined in a thin line of grey. Yoke with shirring at center back and pin pleats below yoke at center front; 1” straps with tiny floral print of pinks. Yoke is lined in off-white cotton and dress has attached under-layer with 1 ½” hem that matches print on straps. A-line silhouette. Size small (fits 6-7 year old child).
Date: 2010
Creator: Liberty of London
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Cotton ensemble

Description: Boy's coat ensemble. A) Boy's jacket of sky blue and white check. Double-breasted style with two vertical rows of 3 buttons each. Long sleeves. No collar. Two un-opened welt pockets at hips. Cream cotton lining. Designer's label: "Merry Mites / Inc." and "4" Content and care label, mostly illegible. B) Boy's shorts of off-white linen(?). Center front zipper with single button at waistband. No belt-loops. Internal elastic segment along back waistband. Designer's label: "Merry Mites / Inc." and "4"
Date: 1960/1969
Creator: Mites, Merry
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

From Scoular Hall to Welch Street Complex I

Description: A short video combining still and motion footage documenting the move of the Texas Fashion Collection from Scoular Hall to the Welch Street Complex I. The video includes footage of the new site being cleared after demolition of the Church of Christ, construction of the Texas Fashion Collection section of the new facility, the arrival and placement of the modular sections, and general preparation of the new facility. Activities include inventory work, packing materials and preparing racks of garments for the move, of wrapped racks being loaded on and unloaded from trucks, and items being unloaded in the new facility. Still footage of packed areas of Scoular and new classrooms in Welch Street I are also included.
Date: 2013
Duration: 5 minutes 54 seconds
Creator: Graham, Ann
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Girl's dress

Description: Girl's dress of off-white cotton canvas feed sack material with stemmed yellow rose print. Double Peter Pan style collar with scalloped ruffle trim. Gathered and pleated short sleeves with matching scalloped ruffle trim. Empire waist; knee length. Center back closure of three circular pearl buttons and barred buttonholes. Unlined.
Date: 1930/1939
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

RAG Ladies visit the Texas Fashion Collection, November 21, 2013

Description: Video of 5 members of the RAG Ladies (Retired Apparel Group) visiting the Texas Fashion Collection on November 21, 2013 at the new facility at 405 S. Welch St., Denton, Texas, on the campus of the University of North Texas. The ladies were interviewed by Myra Walker, Curator of the TFC, about their lives in the world of fashion and the apparel industry, and their roles in bring the Dallas Museum of Fashion to UNT. The ladies interviewed were: Jacque Prager, Frances Maloney, Nan Alexander, Naomie Rudelson, and Mary Beth Hoeffner.
Date: 2013
Duration: 1 hour 10 minutes 37 seconds
Creator: Texas Fashion Collection
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Texas Fashion Collection move, August 2013

Description: A short video combining still and motion footage documenting the move of the Texas Fashion Collection from Scoular Hall to the Welch Street Complex I. Video includes TFC staff, volunteers, and the professional movers. Activities include inventory work, packing materials and preparing racks of garments for the move, of wrapped racks being loaded on and unloaded from trucks, and items being unloaded in the new facility.
Date: 2013
Duration: 3 minutes 56 seconds
Creator: Graham, Ann
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design
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