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Boy's romper

Description: Boy's romper of white cotton. Detachable shorts are high waisted sailor style with four buttons at the inseam. Short sleeves with 1/2" cuffs; peter pan collar trimmed with white eyelet lace. Center front of shirt has horizontal pin tucked pleating with two vertical pieces sewn over the top, each an equal distance from center front; trimmed with three tiny decorative buttons at neckline. Shirt buttons in back with four buttons with six larger pearlized buttons (two missing) for attaching shirt to shorts. Maker's label: A-Lad-'N-Togs
Date: 1957
Creator: A-Lad-'N-Togs
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Boots

Description: Ladies lace-up boots of brown leather with low stacked heel. Slightly pointed toe cap with light brouguing. Sewn-in fabric label: "The A.E. Little / Shoe $12.50 / Reg. U.S. Pat. Off." Stamped on sole: "The A. E. Little / Arch Supporting Suspension / Construction"
Date: 1880/1915
Creator: A.E. Little Shoe Company
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Evening dress

Description: Evening dress of teal polyester/spandex blend jersey knit. Column style with center front gather and wrapped draping. Empire waist; sweetheart bodice gathers at center; left side shoulder strap. Center back zipper closure; boned bodice; unlined. With original TJ Maxx retailer tag attached.
Date: 2017/2018
Creator: Aberra, Amsale
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Dress

Description: Sheer ivory silk asymmetrical tank dress in bias cut slip dress style with V-neck and self-fabric spaghetti straps. Front is mid-thigh length, back is train length split into tails with side openings to access pockets underneath. Dress is constructed of pieced ivory fabrics including silk crepe, silk georgette, silk habotai and lace; georgette hem is left raw. Designer's label: "Haider Ackermann"
Date: Spring 2013
Creator: Ackermann, Haider
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Fur wrap

Description: Modrone wrap neck top made of grey raccoon fur with a blue tint. Boatneck rollover neckline, sleeveless straight boxy cut lined with black knit fabric. Designer's label: "Haider Ackermann"
Date: Autumn 2014
Creator: Ackermann, Haider
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Pumps

Description: Pumps of red leather and clear vinyl. Designed with broadly rounded toe, the shes have uppers primarily made of clear vinyl edged with red leather. Open heels, with red leather back strap across heel. 1-1/2" heel. Brand stamped inside each: "Kelly Acord" Handwritten in shoes: "5B / 66523 / 40-101"
Date: 1964/1969
Creator: Acord, Kelly
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

Beret

Description: Modified beret style hat of gold and silver thread brocade. Hat is trimmed at center of crown with hemisphere and spherical shaped attachments covered in matching fabric. Lined in brown and purple toned nylon in floral pattern. Headband of ivory grosgrain; two combs at sides for securing hat to wearer's head. Designer's label: "Adolfo II / New York Paris" Retailer's label: "Neiman-Marcus" Union Made label on reverse of designer label.
Date: 1960/1969
Creator: Adolfo
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Bi-tone straw hat

Description: Hat of fine natural straw with underside of brim in black straw. High cylindrical crown; wide brim curls at sides and back with curved cutout at center back. Big double bow of natural straw at center front. Headband of black grosgrain ribbon; lined in net. Designer label: Adolfo / New York Paris
Date: 1960/1969
Creator: Adolfo
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Caftan ensemble

Description: a) Tunic-length top of red pleated silk with black floral Japanese print. Rounded neckline with ruffle edge. Tunic is diamond shaped with armholes at elbow. Designer label: Adolfo / New York b) Sash of self fabric.
Date: 1978
Creator: Adolfo
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Cape coat

Description: Woman's cape coat of bright royal blue brushed wool, twill weave fabric. Mid-length; flat collar with rounded corners. Center front opening; closure by four round buttons covered with black wool fabric and bound buttonholes. Modified princess seams from front shoulder yoke with modified cape style sleeves in large circular cut from side back panel and sewn at front side at upper portion and lower end of coat; inside sleeve, large amscye to lower end. Lower portion of coat flared. Vertical welt pockets placed at sides near curve overlap of sleeve. Unlined. Length: 35 3/5" (90.8 cm) Designer label: Adolfo / New York
Date: 1978
Creator: Adolfo
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Cardigan

Description: Cardigan sweater of black cotton knit bordered in black grosgrain ribbon. Center front closure of three gold buttons in anchor motif. Long sleeves with vented cuffs and three matching buttons. Faux welt pockets at front side hips trimmed with matching gold button. Unlined; shoulder pads. Designer label: Adolfo / New York Retailer label: Neiman-Marcus
Date: 1984/1994
Creator: Adolfo
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Ensemble - Jacket, Skirt and Blouse

Description: Suit in hot pink nubbly wool knit. The ensemble consists of three pieces: a jacket, matching skirt, and black silk shell. The jacket is hip-length, with a shawl collar which has an attached black silk tie. The center front closure has 6 circular brass buttons with central embossed lion's heads and black outer edges. There are four faux flap pockets at front, two on each side of opening, each with button matching those of the closure. The long sleeves have simulated closure, with a line of three buttons matching others on each sleeve. The pocket flaps, cuffs, collar, center front, and hem are all edged in black. Designer's label sewn inside jacket at collar: "Adolfo / New York", with retailer's label sewn in just below: "Neiman-Marcus". The matching skirt is below-knee length, of the same pink wool knit, with pleating beginning 7" below waistband and extending to hem. Skirt has designer's label sewn inside at waistband as jacket. The accompanying black silk blouse is sleeveless, with rounded neckline. Single black silk -covered button closure at back of neck. Shell has designer's label sewn inside at left of closure as jacket.
Date: 1979
Creator: Adolfo
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Ensemble - Jumper and Blouse

Description: Ensemble consisting of: A) Jumper of brown suede. Knee length. Square neckline. Each shoulder with single snap closure at top. Left side closure of 11 snaps from arm to hem. Lined in brown cotton. Designer's label at center back: "Adolfo / New York" B) Blouse of cotton twill in multicolored paisley on taupe background. Turndown collar with pointed ends. Center front opening with 7 white plastic buttons and vertical, barred buttonholes. Long, set-in sleeves with 2-1/2" cuffs having 2 matching buttons and barred buttonholes. Unlined. Designer's label at center back neckline: " Adolfo / New York"
Date: 1969
Creator: Adolfo
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Evening two-piece dress

Description: Evening ensemble: A) Skirt of ivory silk organza. Full length; wraps around at front. Zipper closure with hook & bar on waistband. Lined in ivory taffeta. b) Top of ivory organza. Oversized puff sleeves with elastic hems. Top of sleeves form a scoop neckline. Bodice is covered in lace and is heavily beaded with various white and silver beads. Lower quarter of bodice for tucking into skirt is lace with silver metallic thread. Left side zipper closure. Designer label: Adolfo / New York c) Sash of ivory organza.
Date: 1980/1985
Creator: Adolfo
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Felt hat

Description: Hat of red felt. Hat has a high, domed crown of smooth red felt. Around the base of the crown is a wide hatband made of a mosaic of various types and colors of feathers. At one side is a cluster of ostrich and spotted guinea feathers forming a pom-pom, with one long curling brown striped pheasant feather extending up and back. The wide felt brim is somewhat asymmetrical, and curves down except for near the pom-pom, where it waves upwards. Headband of red grosgrain ribbon; unlined. Designer's label: "Adolfo / New York Paris" Retailer's label: "Amen Wardy / El Paso Texas" Measurements: 35 cm. front to back; 35.5 cm. side to side; 16 cm. from base of brim to top of crown.
Date: 1965/1975
Creator: Adolfo
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Hat

Description: Hat of dark brown velvet. Somewhat styled as a "slouch hat", the slightly conical crown is flattened at top, and is embellished with concentric bands of top-stitching. Crown is encircled at base by a narrow band of taupe grosgrain ribbon, and has an ornament on right side consisting of a vertical 14" pheasant feather and various other brown and white feathers at base forming a "pouf". The wide brim is slightly wavy, turns down to edge, and is similarly embellished with concentric bands of top-stitching. The crown is lined in a steel gray satin, and has a steel gray grosgrain ribbon inner hatband. Designer's label: "Adolfo / New York Paris"
Date: 1970/1979
Creator: Adolfo
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Hat

Description: Hat in modified cloche style of off-white wool felt with visor in front. Style could also be referred to helmet style. Small bow of self on small front visor. Back of brim folds up. Unlined with cream colored grosgrain headband. Designer's label on inside headband: "Adolfo / New York Paris" Stamp on inside crown: "TouTou / Body Made in Italy"
Date: 1960/1969
Creator: Adolfo
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Hat

Description: Hat of purple felt. The hat is visually similar to a toque, but is designed with a domed crown and a brim that turns upwards vertically, forming a high band around the crown. Around the crown is a band of purple ribbon. The hat is unlined, with a black grosgrain ribbon inner hatband. Designer's label: "Adolfo II / New York Paris" Stamped inside: "100% Wool / 'Excello' / Made in U.S.A. / Geo. W. Bollman & Co., Inc."
Date: 1985~
Creator: Adolfo
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Knit dress

Description: Dress of ivory knit with red and black windowpane check below a black seam that circles the empire bust; upper portion and long sleeves of plain ivory knit trimmed in black. Black bow with long ties at round neckline; knee-length. Center back zipper closure; unlined.
Date: 1982
Creator: Adolfo
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Picture Hat

Description: Picture hat of navy blue horsehair material. The high, domed crown is encircled at the base by a wide band of navy blue grosgrain ribbon and has an over-sized dark blue silk flower with artificial stems and leaves set at front. The wide brim is plain, turned back on itself at the edge to form a wide band of double-thickness. When worn, the brim hangs down forming conical shape, but when laid down, brim flattens. Hat is unlined with an inner hatband of dark blue grosgrain ribbon. Designer's label sewn to inner band: "Adolfo / New York"
Date: 1960/1969
Creator: Adolfo
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Sequin ensemble

Description: Evening ensemble of black wool and rayon knit (70% wool, 30% rayon) with red, gold and silver sequin trim. a) Sweater jacket. Notched collar and center front opening. Sequined collar and interior edge of opening. Unlined. Padded shoulders. Designer's label: Adolfo / New York Retailer's label: "Neiman-Marcus" Care/Content label. b) Skirt has slight A-line and is mid-length. Elastic waist. Deep slit at left side seam. Unlined. Designer's label: Adolfo / New York Content & Care label. c) Shell top. Sleeveless with a scoop neckline. Sequined design at center front sprays out from a half circle of garnet colored rhinestones. Designer's label: Adolfo / New York
Date: 1965/1975
Creator: Adolfo
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Skirt suit

Description: Skirt suit of black bouclé wool trimmed in white satin. A) Jacket. Slightly fitted. Rounded neckline, opening and hem bordered in white satin. Center front opening of large covered snaps is trimmed with white satin bows. Hems of long sleeves bordered in white satin with matching white satin bows on faux openings. Unlined; padded shoulders. B) Skirt. Slightly A-lined with hem bordered in white satin. Elastic waist. Unlined.
Date: 1985/1995
Creator: Adolfo
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design
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