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Ballgown

Description: Ballgown of black silk taffeta. Halter straps with neckline in modified sweetheart style with folds. Fitted, boned bodice with straight silhouette. Full length with mermaid tail ruffle of two layers of black tulle below knees. Back bustle/train of black taffeta with ruffle over four layers of black tulle; attaches to back with hook & eyes and snaps. Center back zipper closure. Designer label: Howard Greer / Beverly Hills Retailer label: Neiman-Marcus Size tag: 14
Date: 1950/1959
Creator: Greer, Howard
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Beach ensemble

Description: Beach ensemble of tan cotton printed in black lace and net motif. A) Beach robe. Hip length; long sleeves; revers neckline; padded shoulders. Lined in black terry cloth with patch pocket at left side opening. Reversible. Designer label: Caltex / of California / Howard Greer / Design B) Matching halter top. Tie closures at back neckline and center back. C) Matching shorts. Tie trim on center front waistband. Center back zipper closure.
Date: 1945/1949
Creator: Greer, Howard
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Beaded dress

Description: Evening gown of magenta chiffon beaded in red bugle beads. Large accent of purple, turquoise and magenta sequined leaves down the center front and back of the gown, as well as smaller leaf accents on the sleeves. Maxi length with asymmetric hemline and irregular, dripping hem. Dress is trimmed in extensive bugle bead fringe at shoulders and below hips. Inverted V-shaped neckline has ½” sequined straps extending from trim around top of gown; deep V-shaped back. Handkerchief styled sleeves have irregular, dripping hem with red bugle bead fringe. Lined in magenta crepe; red grosgrain ribbon petersham. Designer's label at back:"Bob Mackie" Size/cleaning instructions and "Made / in U.S.A." labels at base of zipper.
Date: 1975/1979
Creator: Mackie, Bob
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Beaded dress

Description: Evening/dinner dress of red silk beaded in red bugle beads in swirl design with red rhinestones. Short scalloped sleeves; scoop neckline. Below knee length with scalloped hem. Center back zipper closure. Lined in red silk.
Date: 1960/1969
Creator: Greer, Howard
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Beaded evening dress

Description: Ballgown of pale platinum satin embroidered with crystal beads, silver and white bugle beads, crystal teardrops, rhinestones and sequins in floral designs. Sleeveless with modified sweetheart neckline and deep V-shaped back. Full length; full skirt. Raised waist is piped with same fabric. Center back zipper supported with three hook & eyes. Interior of bodice is of matching satin with silver bugle beads and rhinestones at shoulders and is lined in netting with boning. Petersham of white grosgrain ribbon at waist with attached interior peplum support. Understructure of dress is stiffened linen canvas with matching satin lining. Designer's label at left underarm: "Galanos" Retailer's label on inside seam of outer dress at lower left: "Neiman-Marcus"
Date: 1956
Creator: Galanos, James, 1924-2016
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Bikini dress

Description: Sweater dress of acrylic knit in figural design of a woman in a purple bikini. Mini length; short sleeves. Pullover style; rounded neckline. Designer label: Fashion Brand Company by Penelope Gazin
Date: 2020
Creator: Fashion Brand Company
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Chiffon dress

Description: A) Cocktail dress of avocado green silk chiffon. Knee-length. Bodice has wide V-neckline and closure of three rows of double satin covered buttons with bound buttonholes, reinforced at neckline with a snap and at the waist with three hook & eyes. Silk satin pipe trim along bodice and center front closure. Short sleeves with 2" webbed satin cuffs and underarm gussets. Three-layered silk chiffon skirt is gathered at natural waist creating a full silhouette and is lined in matching taffeta. Skirt has center front zippered opening from waist. Bodice lined in mousseline de soie with green grosgrain ribbon petersham and hook & eye. Designer's label sewn inside skirt on petersham: "Galanos" B) Belt for dress of webbed matching satin; 2-1/2" wide. Buttons onto waist at center-front with double buttons and closes at center back with three hook & eyes.
Date: 1957/1959
Creator: Galanos, James, 1924-2016
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Cloche Hat

Description: Cloche style hat of black shiny straw. Edge curls up and makes small brim on center back. Lined in black net with black grosgrain ribbon inner headband. Designer's label on inside headband: "Galanos"
Date: 1960/1969
Creator: Galanos, James, 1924-2016
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Cocktail dress

Description: Cocktail dress of cream silk chiffon with wide scoop neckline. Bodice of ivory taffeta is covered in matching chiffon. Cap sleeves with underarm gussets. Layered chiffon skirt is gathered at waistline to create a full silhouette; mid-length. Attached cummerbund style belt of matching draped chiffon has tie which wraps and folds at front with two wide, fringed ends. Center back double breasted button closure on bodice with bound buttonholes; zipper closure on skirt. Designer's label: "Galanos" Retailer's label: "Neiman-Marcus"
Date: 1958
Creator: Galanos, James
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Cocktail dress

Description: Cocktail dress of pale yellow silk chiffon with orange and yellow rose print and attached flowers. Sleeveless; 3/4 length. Fitted bodice has outer layer of chiffon with front rounded neckline and is cut to low V in back with cascade of silk and chiffon flowers at right shoulder and down right side of back. Skirt is full with three layers of chiffon; top layer of same print with next under layer of cream and bottom layer of yellow. Gold crepe underskirt; ivory grosgrain petersham with hook & eye closure. Designer's label at left side seam of bodice: "Galanos" Retailer's label at right side seam of bodice: "Neiman-Marcus"
Date: 1958/1959
Creator: Galanos, James
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Cocktail dress

Description: Cocktail dress of ivory wool crepe. Long torso intricately cut; cap sleeves. Wide shoulders; gathers across back beneath narrow joke. Double breasted with four large cream colored circular buttons, reinforced with covered snaps and hook & eyes; deep V-shaped curve at neckline. Knee length. Lined in ivory silk crepe. Designer's label at left side seam: "Galanos"
Date: 1960
Creator: Galanos, James
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Cocktail dress

Description: Cocktail/dinner dress in sheath style of yellow silk with black lace peplum and shawl shoulders with additional peplum of cutwork yellow silk under black lace. Street length with center back vent; sweetheart neckline with elastic shoulder straps. Center back zipper closure; lined in yellow silk with petersham of matching yellow silk. Designer's label: Fe Zandi / Beverly Hills Retailer's label: Neiman Marcus
Date: unknown
Creator: Fe Zandi
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Cocktail dress

Description: A) Cocktail dress of black crepe. Black velvet sweetheart neckline with inserted tan fabric covered in black mousseline net. Calf length; elbow length sleeves. Pleated drape detail at front side hips. Center back zipper closure; unlined. Designer label: Howard Greer / Beverly Hills B) Self-covered belt. Rectangular buckle; backed in black leather. Stamped: 14 Howard Greer / Style 839
Date: 1940/1949
Creator: Greer, Howard
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Cocktail dress

Description: Cocktail dress of black crepe. Sweetheart neckline with draped bust line and black bugle beading in leaf motif on shoulders. Street length; long sleeves with zipper closures. Dropped waist dips further in back with pleats that form draped back detail. Center back zipper closure. Unlined; padded shoulders. Designer label: Howard Greer / Custom Original
Date: 1960/1969
Creator: Greer, Howard
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Cocktail dress

Description: Cocktail dress of black crepe with diamond-shaped sequined accent pattern at neckline. Neckline accent is backed in tan fabric with black mousseline net in diamond cutouts. Below knee length; elbow length sleeves. Angled release pleats at front waist. Center back zipper closure; unlined. Designer Label: Howard Greer / Beverly HiIls
Date: 1950
Creator: Greer, Howard
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Cocktail dress

Description: Cocktail dress of black crepe. Scooped neckline inset in tan under black Chantilly lace. Empire waistline with inserted contour waist of black velvet and non-functioning self-covered buckle. Street length. Short sleeves; bodice opening and neckline draped in black chiffon. Center back zipper closure; unlined. Designer label: Howard Greer / Beverly Hills Retailer label: Neiman-Marcus
Date: 1945/1949
Creator: Greer, Howard
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Cocktail dress

Description: Cocktail dress of gold chiffon with gold bugle bead stripes on the smocked bodice. Capped sleeves; below knee length. Skirt has flowing outer layer of gold chiffon over straight underskirt of gold crepe covered in gold chiffon. Scarf of matching chiffon attaches at lower left of beaded bodice. Center back zipper closure with closure of snaps on beaded bodice. Retailer's label at right side seam of bodice: "Neiman-Marcus"
Date: 1955/1959
Creator: Galanos, James
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Cocktail dress

Description: A) Cocktail dress of orange silk chiffon with scoop neckline and short, raglan sleeves with gathers and underarm gussets. Neckline and center top sleeves embellished with matching silk satin ribbon. Ribbon bow at center front hides zipper closure. Skirt of multilayer chiffon creates a full A-line. Knee-length; natural waist. Designer's label at right waistline: "Galanos" Retailer's label to right of designer's label: "Neiman-Marcus" B) Contour belt of leather and silk. Thin belt is covered in orange satin to match dress.
Date: 1955/1959
Creator: Galanos, James
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design
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