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Linen sundress

Description: Cocktail dress/sundress of light gray linen trimmed with 2.5" horizontal tiers of white scalloped lace. Knee length. Strapless neckline with halter strap and bow detail. Pleats at side waist. Center back zipper closure. Unlined; white grosgrain petersham. B) Belt of matching linen with oval shaped self-covered buckle; 3/4" wide. Handwritten on back: "H. Bradfish"
Date: 1950/1951
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Felt calotte

Description: Calotte of brown felt. Low domed crown of the hat has V-shaped cutout at center back and is encircled by a wreath of artificial velvet roses and brown ostrich feathers; overlaid with brown net veiling. Unlined; headband of brown grosgrain ribbon; black cord to help secure hat to wearer's head. Designer's label: Suzy Lee / Made in / California
Date: 1950/1960
Creator: Suzy Lee Hat, Inc.
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Felt hat

Description: Hat of beige fur felt. The shaped crown is somewhat rounded, with a peak at front and a deep fold running from the peak towards the back right of the crown. At back, the crown is cut to form an inverted "sweetheart" line, while at front it curves forward and up slightly to form a small brim/visor effect. At top of crown behind the peak is a hatpin with a feather spray of brown and white feathers. Unlined; dark brown grosgrain ribbon headband. Designer's label: J. Suzanne Talbot / 8 Avenue Matignon Origin label: Made in France
Date: 1950/1960
Creator: Talbot, J. Suzanne
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Calotte with bow

Description: Calotte style hat of ivory buckram-like fabric. The low, domed crown is made of a base of stiffened woven straw. Hanging below edge of crown on the left is a large bow of matching fabric with a covered wire support. Lined in ivory organza; headband of ivory grosgrain ribbon. Retailer's label: "Neiman-Marcus"
Date: 1950/1960
Creator: Neiman-Marcus
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Flower calotte

Description: Calotte of white straw styled as a flower. Covered with three layers of ivory silk and velvet flower pedals; top trimmed with silk threads and beads to create the anthers and filaments of the stamen of the flower with circular velvet center. Unlined; ivory grosgrain ribbon headband. Gold tone combs at sides for securing hat to head. Retailer's label: Town & Travelwear / Waldorf-Astoria New York / Statler-Hilton Dallas
Date: 1950/1960
Creator: Town & Travelwear
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Dinner dress

Description: Cocktail/dinner dress in shirtwaist inspired style of black taffeta. Fitted bodice has notched collar, princess seaming, 3/4 length sleeves, and button closure with bound buttonholes. Knife pleated skirt has front panel detailing at hips trimmed with two non-functioning buttons and bound buttonholes on each side. Panel opens at center front to reveal two functioning buttons and bound buttonholes on L-shaped placket. Unlined. Designer label: Galanos / Originals / Beverly Hills Retailer label: Neiman-Marcus
Date: 1950/1959
Creator: Galanos, James
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Calotte hat

Description: Calotte of fuchsia velour with matching velour leaf and flower motifs around edge and fuchsia dyed pheasant feathers under leaves. Matching fuchsia veil at front. Wired frame is covered in fuchsia velvet and forms two V-shaped tabs at sides. Lined in buckram. Retailer label: The Fair / Fort Worth
Date: 1950/1960
Creator: The Fair
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Felt hat

Description: Toque inspired hat of green wool felt with high, slightly domed crown and rolled brim. Hatband of copper ribbon with front of brim trimmed in green and black feathers with bow of matching green felt. Entire hat is covered in a green veil. Unlined; green grosgrain ribbon headband. Stamped in crown: 100% Wool / Galmour Felts / Terry Sales Corp. N.Y.
Date: 1950/1959
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Dress ensemble

Description: Hostess dress ensemble of hot pink silk douppioni plaid with shawl and scarf. a) Maxi dress with skirt of pink plaid and bodice of cream. Flower at collar. Center front closure of four self-covered buttons on bodice and self-covered snaps below waist. Lined in white. b) Shawl of like fabric. c) Tie belt /scarf of like fabric.
Date: 1950/1959
Creator: Beene, Geoffrey
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Dress

Description: Dress of light brown silk with pleated front. Sleeveless; squared neckline. Street length. Center back zipper closure. Lined in tan silk; beige grosgrain petersham. Designer label: Teal Traina / New York "Pure Silk" label at collar.
Date: 1950/1959
Creator: Beene, Geoffrey
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Fur hat

Description: Calotte inspired hat of brown brushed fur felt. V-shaped cutout at center front is trimmed with faceted heart shaped brooch bordered in bronze seed beads with hanging bronze paillette ringlets. Hatpin with teardrop shaped felt head. Unlined; brown grosgrain ribbon headband. Retailer's label: Made to Order Hat / Bergdorf Goodman / Fifth Ave. at 58th St.
Date: 1950/1960
Creator: Bergdorf Goodman
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Fur pillbox

Description: Pillbox of off-white fur felt with brim of white (rabbit?) fur. Unlined; white grosgrain ribbon headband. Maker's label: Velda /Original
Date: 1950/1960
Creator: Velda Original
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Formal dress

Description: Formal dress of yellow net and taffeta. Constructed as yellow taffeta underdress with yellow tulle overdress; triple row net ruffle at bust line and three triple-rows of ruffles on skirt. Strapless sweetheart neckline. Full length; left side zipper closure. Retailer's label: "Henry Harris / Cincinnati"
Date: 1950
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Bucket hat

Description: Bucket style hat of black panne velvet. High, cylindrical crown with 1" wide black velvet ribbon hatband and bow at right with spray of black feathers extending from bow. The brim extends down at a sharp angle. Unlined; black grosgrain ribbon headband. Designer's label: Styled by / Coralie Stamped inside crown: Fl├ęchete / Body Made in France
Date: 1950/1955
Creator: Coralie
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Ribbon blouse

Description: Evening blouse of black fluted grosgrain ribbon over black ribbed stretch fabric. Bateau neckline and center front placket opening of 1 3/4" band of black grosgrain. Eleven self-covered buttons on opening. Petersham of black elastic with closure of two hook & eyes. Sleeveless. Unlined. Designer label: Christian Dior / Colifichets / Paris
Date: 1950/1959
Creator: Christian Dior (Firm)
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Veil hatlet

Description: Hatlet of black velvet ribbon and net veiling. The headpiece consists of a flat black velvet ribbon bow with trailing ends that sits at top of wearer's head at center of a veil of fine black mesh. Around front and sides is applied black cording wreath form and second layer of larger mesh with chenille dots at intersections.
Date: 1950/1955
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Net headband

Description: Headband of navy blue net. The headband is formed as a wide, long rectangle of navy blue mesh which is worn across head, on forehead and low at back. Tied with dark navy blue velvet ribbon ties.
Date: 1950/1959
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Picture hat

Description: Picture hat of natural straw. Low, shallow domed crown is encircled by a wreath of eight large magenta silk and velvet roses with green velvet leaves, all attached to a green velvet ribbon hatband which ties at back with trailing ribbons. The wide, 5" brim turns downwards. Hat is unlined, with green grosgrain ribbon inner hatband. Designer's label: "Edna Mye / Dallas"
Date: 1950/1959
Creator: Mye, Edna
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Toque hat

Description: Toque hat of black woven straw. The domed crown is somewhat sunken, resulting in high sides which extend up beyond the crown. Embellished at front with layered grosgrain ribbon ornament with "V" shape at front. Overlaid with black mesh veiling. Maker's label: "Valerie / Modes"
Date: 1950/1959
Creator: Valerie Modes
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Picture hat

Description: Picture hat of black felt. Low, domed crown of black felt with hatband of inserted black felt and trimmed with large white rose of white grosgrain fabric at front left. The wide, wired brim has a shallow curve downwards and is edged with a wide band of off-white grosgrain. The underside of the brim has two concentric bands of off-white grosgrain. The crown of the hat is unlined; headband of black grosgrain ribbon. Designer's label: Mae Kelley / Exclusive Hand Made Hats / Whittier, Calif.
Date: 1950/1959
Creator: Kelley, Mae
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Juliet-style hat

Description: Hat in Juliet style of gray velvet panne bordered with two twisted roped of light blue rhinestones and small pearls in a lighter shade of blue. Beige veil with small scattered rhinestones. Gray velvet covered wire loops at sides for securing hat to head. Maker's label: Paris / Alfreda / Inc. / New York
Date: 1950/1955
Creator: Frieda Inc.
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design
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