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Bridge Hat

Description: Bridge hat of navy blue straw. The cylindrical crown has a domed top section, and is encircled at the base by a wide band of off-white grosgrain ribbon, with two self bows at front left and right. On front section of the band are applied three applique "club" shapes of navy blue and off-white. A fourth applique is set on the front of the brim. The brim is a four-lobed quatrafoil, emulating a club shape, the back lobe truncated somewhat. The outer edge of the brim is rolled under. Underside of brim lined with off-white grosgrain fabric, inside of crown lined with black fabric, and with an inner off-white grosgrain ribbon hatband. Label: "Made to Order Hat / Bergdorf / Goodman / Fifth Ave. at 58th St"
Date: 1951
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Cloche hat with feathers

Description: Cloche inspired hat of olive green fur felt with peach and gold ostrich feathers. The domed crown is encircled by a "cloud" of peach and yellow gold ostrich feathers which covers the narrow brim of pale ocher felt. The brim is wired and faced in a concentric circle of matching olive green fur felt. Unlined; green grosgrain ribbon headband; elastic cord to help secure hat to wearer's head. Maker's label: RegalleMaker's inside: Regalle
Date: 1951
Creator: Regalle Shoppe
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Coat

Description: Daytime coat of beige linen. Single breasted with three cream colored, circular, plastic buttons and bound buttonholes. Long, raglan sleeves with 4" cuffs. Notched collar. Street length. Side slit pockets. Lined in black silk. Designer's label at inside right seam of lining under arm hole: "Christian Dior / Paris / Made in France"
Date: 1951
Creator: Dior, Christian
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Day Dress

Description: A) Day dress of red/orange chiffon printed with design of square polka dots. Modified shirtwaist style with wrap around closure. Below knee length; short sleeves with 1" cuffs. B) Belt of black velvet. No labels in either item.
Date: 1951
Creator: Dior, Christian
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Dress

Description: Red silk taffeta dress with print of white line/dashes. A) Cocktail dress of red silk taffeta print. The print is of short white lines/dashes, scattered over the entire garment. Short sleeves, collar with rounded "points". Dropped waist, with a wide panel of same fabric with vertical stitching between bodice and skirt. "Tiered" skirt, with a flounce of same material gathered at bottom of dropped waist and continuing to about knee-level. Skirt gathered at dropped waist, under the flounce. Center front opening with 5 small circular self-covered buttons. Zipper at left side from under arm to dropped waist. Unlined. Inner ivory grosgrain belt/petersham with single hook and eye at left side. Seam where flounce joins skirt reinforced on interior with horsehair band. Combined designer's/retailer's label sewn in skirt: "Neiman-Marcus Dallas / Traina-Norell" B) Thin belt of cream leather covered in matching fabric. Rectangular buckle covered in same fabric. No marks on belt.
Date: 1951
Creator: Norell, Norman, 1900-1972
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design
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Envelope for Advance Pattern #5913

Description: Envelope for a Advance pattern to make a girl's pinafore dress with suspenders, jacket, skirt and blouse; includes illustrations of the finished pieces and information about sizing and construction on the back.
Date: 1951
Creator: Advance Pattern Co., Inc.
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design
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Envelope for McCall's Pattern #1650

Description: Envelope for a McCall's pattern to make aprons with detachable bibs and pockets; includes illustrations of the finished pieces and information about sizing and construction on the back.
Date: 1951
Creator: McCall's Pattern Company
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design
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Envelope for McCall's Pattern #8640

Description: McCalls' pattern 8640 to make a dress with optional sleeve lengths, notched collar, cuffs, front button opening, and pockets on a full skirt, including illustrations of the finished pieces and information about sizing and construction on the back.
Date: 1951
Creator: McCall's Pattern Company
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design
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Envelope for Simplicity Pattern #3620

Description: Simplicity pattern 3620 to make a one-piece dress in daytime or evening length, including illustrations of the finished pieces and information about sizing and construction on the back.
Date: 1951
Creator: Simplicity Pattern Company
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design
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Envelope for Simplicity Pattern #3636

Description: Simplicity pattern 3636 to make a one-piece dress and stole with notched collar, pleated skirt, patch pockets and fringed edges, including illustrations of the finished pieces and information about sizing and construction on the back.
Date: 1951
Creator: Simplicity Pattern Company
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design
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Envelope for Simplicity Pattern #3691

Description: Simplicity pattern 3691 to make a one-piece dress with fitted bodice, flared skirt, notched collar, and cuffed sleeves, including illustrations of the finished pieces and information about sizing and construction on the back.
Date: 1951
Creator: Simplicity Pattern Company
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design
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Envelope for Simplicity Pattern #3692

Description: Simplicity pattern 3692 to make a one-piece dress with wrapped and zig-zag front button closure, set-in sleeves, and flared skirt, including illustrations of the finished pieces and information about sizing and construction on the back.
Date: 1951
Creator: Simplicity Pattern Company
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design
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Envelope for Vogue Pattern #7580

Description: Vogue pattern 7580 to make a tuck-in blouse with shawl collar, set-in sleeves in long or short lengths, with optional French cuffs, including illustrations of the finished pieces and information about sizing and construction on the back.
Date: 1951
Creator: Vogue Pattern
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Hat

Description: Hat of silk faille. The body of the hat is made of woven straw, covered with beige/off-white silk faille. The shallow, domed crown is made in two parts - the upper shallow dome, and a collar into which the upper crown is inset. The upper edge of the collar is pipped in black. The shallow sloping brim is similarly constructed, with an inner band and then outer section with a black pipped edge between the sections. The crown is unlined, revealing the woven straw. The brim segments are lined in the same faille of the outside of the hat. Around the inside of the crown is an inner hatband of cream grosgrain ribbon, two which is attached a black elasticized cord to secure the hat to wearer's head. A small red/brown stitch on the inner hatband indicates the front of the hat. Designer's label sewn to inner hatband: "Christian Dior / Paris / Made in / France"
Date: 1951
Creator: Dior, Christian
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Hat

Description: Pillbox inspired hat of blue crochet covered entirely in black and iridescent palettes and tiny metallic blue rings. Straight sides with peaked crown. Lined in black felt; black grosgrain headband.
Date: 1951
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Hat

Description: Pillbox inspired hat of red velvet with 1 1/2" rim and slightly domed crown. Red feather trim on front right with overlapping red velvet. Velvet covered wire loops at sides to secure hat. Lace interior lining. Designers Label: "Amy / New York" Measurements: L: 18.5 cm W: 20 cm H: 4.5 cm
Date: 1951
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Hat

Description: Light brown spiraled straw hat that shapes to a gentle point extending out from the forehead. Slightly domed crown. Green grosgrain ribbon headband; green elastic cord for securing hat to head.
Date: 1951
Creator: Balenciaga, Cristobal, 1895-1972
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Hat

Description: Hat of pea green straw. Formed of a coil of tightly braided straw, the hat has a high domed crown and brim that slopes slightly downwards. The base of the brim is encircled by a wide band of artificial white flowers, which almost covers the brim. The edge of the brim is embellished with bands of the same straw braid, sewn across the edge. The hat is unlined, with inner green grosgrain ribbon hatband and elastic cord to help secure to wearer's head. Label inside: "Regalle"
Date: 1951
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Hat

Description: Hat of pale pink velvet with pink roses and carnations. The flat-topped, cylindrical crown is encircled with artificial pink roses and carnations, totally covering the sides of the crown. The wide brim slopes down steeply. The hat is lined in a pale pink satin, the brim is lined with the same pale pink velvet. The hat has an inner pink grosgrain ribbon hatband. Label inside: "Regalle"
Date: 1951
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Pillbox Hat

Description: Pillbox hat of paisley velveteen. The circular, domed hat is made of a velveteen fabric with printed paisley pattern in shades of green, red, brown, purple, cream, etc. At top of hat is a ball of the same materials. The entire hat and ball have added sewn-on colored rhinestones scattered throughout, and small gold beads. Lined in black cloth, with black grosgrain ribbon inner hatband. Sewn into inner hatband is retailer's label: "Innes / Wichita" Purchased at the Innes store, Wichita, Kansas.
Date: 1951
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Pumps

Description: Multi-colored striped grosgrain slip-on pump with cording. rosette on vamp Right Shoe Markings: "Created by Jerro / New york / Hostess Mules"
Date: 1951
Creator: Jerro
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design
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