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Boy's Coat

Description: Boy's coat of black and white herringbone tweed. Double breasted with notched lapel and 6 buttons; opening is reversible to be opened on left or right. Patch pockets at sides. Half belt across back. Lined from the waist up with dark gray flannel, and from the waist down with plaid flannel. Manufacturer's label: "Ess Kay"
Date: 1939
Creator: Esskay Manufacturing Co.
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Calotte Hat

Description: Calotte style hat of white fur with small white satin brim. Matching front satin bow off center to the right. Manufacturer's label inside crown: "Mousse / HB / Made in France" Retailer's label on inside hatband at back: "Bonwit Teller"
Date: 1939
Creator: Mousse
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Child's dress

Description: Girl's dress of mint green polka dot cotton lawn. White lace-trimmed peter pan collar. Short puffed sleeves. Fitted bodice is trimmed with two vertical rows of lace and black velvet; bow of matching black velvet at neckline. Hemline trimmed in white lace and has two black velvet bows on front at sides. Center back closure of two hook & eyes.
Date: 1939
Creator: Cornelius, Kate Donnell
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Coat

Description: Coat of cream colored broadtail. Hip- to 7/8-length. Long sleeves with wide cuffs trimmed in brown mink. Detachable collar of brown mink with 4 bands of brown mink, two per side, which snap at collar (3 snaps) and hang down at front. Center front closure, which fastens with double-strand ribbon belt from interior at right to loop on left edge of coat. Fully lined in cream silk, with applied silk monogram quilted to lining: "RYL". Retailer's label at inside back collar: "Bergdorf / Goodman / Fifth Avenue / at 58th Street"
Date: 1939
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Dress

Description: Dress of muted pink (dusty rose) rayon crepe with a high, squared neckline which dips to a soft V in front. Three-quarter sleeves are ruched at forearmR ruched self fabric attached from shoulders curve at waist to side seam at hips. Drop waist skirt has a mountain peak seam at front and pleating at front left and right, and at back. Mid-length. Center-back zipper closure.
Date: 1939
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Ensemble - Dress and Bolero Jacket

Description: Evening ensemble in orange and taupe crepe. The sleeveless, full-length dress is of taupe crepe, and has a "V" neckline in front and a deep "V" in back. Around high waist is a wide band of orange crepe outlined in gold braid and oval simulated pearls. The band is heavily beaded in faux coral and turquoise beads in various patterns and floral motifs. The bodice of the dress gathers into the front of the band, and has a zipper and hook-and-eyes closure at left side. The Bolero jacket is of the orange crepe. The cropped jacket has a rounded neckline and long sleeves. The neckline, center front opening, and lower hem is heavily beaded to match the band on the dress, with added faux turquoise beading in floral forms on the front panels of the jacket. No labels in either garment.
Date: 1939
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Fedora Hat

Description: Fedora hat of light grey felt. Rust red felt hatband knots in front with ends of knot extending across and folding under the brim. Crown folds to triangular points meeting at top and is trimmed in same rust red felt as hatband. Elastic band for securing hat to wearer's head. Designer's label on inside hat band: "Rose Valois / 18, Rue Royale / Paris" Label left of designer's label: "Made in France"
Date: 1939
Creator: Valois, Rose
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Girl's dress

Description: Dress of pink taffeta with a yellow, pink, and blue abstract floral watercolor pattern. Three ruffled tiers below dropped waist; supported by pink net matching neckline. Neckline and sleeves of sheer pink net, sleeves are ruffled; five pink vertical buttons at neck. Closed in the back by seven snaps.
Date: 1939/1940
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Girl's pinafore

Description: Girl's pinafore dress of white cotton. Sleeveless with ruffles around armholes, white work embroidered flowers around neck and middle of skirt. Ties at back. Closure of four buttons down the back at top of bodice.
Date: 1939/1940
Creator: Alesta, Bertie
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Hat

Description: Hat of camel-colored cashmere felt. The crown is roughly cone-shaped, swelling at center and flattened at an angle at the top. Hatband of black grosgrain ribbon, below which the hat swells out to become the asymmetrical brim. At right side(?) is black grosgrain ribbon bow with attached trailing golden tan/brown ostrich plumes. Hatband of black grosgrain ribbon. Sewn onto the inner ribbon is designer's label: "Walter Florell / 29 East 53rd New York". Measurements: 19 cm. high from base of brim to top of crown; 22 cm. across at widest point; 24 cm. long from front to back.
Date: 1939
Creator: Florell, Walter, 1911-1986
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Hat

Description: Beret of brown felt velour with arrows at each side trimmed with gold thread applique embellished with red and blue cabochons. Hatpin with small, round, black head. Inside crown stamped: "Genuine / Velour / Imported Fur" Size label on inside hatband: "22"
Date: 1939
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Headband

Description: Headband of black felt draped and decorated with brightly multicolored plaid silk taffeta. Loop of plaid fabric in front held by large brass hatpin with head of three branches of three leaves each. Ends of fabric tie in back with hanging, frayed ends. Designer's label: "Paris 420 Rue St. Honoré / Erik / Londres" Label above designer's label: "Made in France"
Date: 1939
Creator: Erik
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Print dress

Description: Summer suit of textured silk crepe in pink and black Holstein cow print with black flies. A) Jacket has two front ties; one at neck and one at natural waist. Two hook-and-eye closures along center front behind waist tie; flip peplum and 3/4 sleeves. Unlined. Built-in shoulder pads. Label: "Adrian / Original" B) Skirt is below knee-length; gored and flared. Waistband of black grosgrain ribbon with hook & eye closure. Unlined.
Date: 1939
Creator: Adrian, 1903-1959
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Shoes

Description: Sandal/ shoe of green satin; lace up. wedge heel Measurements: Length 22.3cm Width 7.5cm Height 6.5cm (without straps) Heel 5.5cm / 1.75 in Left Shoe: Created by Jerro / New York Righ Shoe: no markings
Date: 1939
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Ski suit

Description: ..Ski suit of grey-blue gaberdine wool. a) Jacket. Single breasted with notched lapel; waist length; fitted. Closure of three silver buttons and bound buttonholes. Side welt pockets with flaps and closure of smaller matching silver button. Long sleeves with half band and non-functioning matching silver button; extra matching button on back of sleeve as trim (right sleeve button missing). Lined with white cotton in Delft blue inspired print. b) Pants. Wide legs with knitted cuffs. High waisted; belt loops on waistband and adjustable tabs with buckles below waistband at sides. Left side closure of three silver buttons and matching button on waistband tab; bound buttonholes. Diagonal side welt pockets with narrow flaps and closure of smaller matching silver button and bound buttonhole. Waistband backed in white cotton in Delft blue print matching lining of jacket.
Date: 1939
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Vest

Description: Formal vest of black silk grosgrain. Shawl lapel and two welt pockets at front. Single breasted with closure of four black pearlescent plastic buttons; buttons probably not original. Half belt in back with buckle. Black cotton lining and black synthetic back. Label in left outer pocket reads: Union Made Clothing Special Order/ Issued by Amalgamated Clothing Workers of America / Copyright 1913 by ACW of A / 803487 / Series A / No. 22892 / Mr. C.B. Munck / Date 8-11-39
Date: 1939
Creator: Amalgamated Clothing Workers of America
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design
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