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Dress

Description: Dress of black wool with leather trim. Standup collar trimmed in snaps. Front leather trimmed opening with 5 self-covered snaps. Detachable front skirt panel topped in black leather trim and secured with 5 self-covered snaps. Bracelet length sleeves trimmed with snaps at cuff. Back zipper. Fully lined in black satin. Handwritten label on inside back seam: "Pierre Balmain Fall 1955"
Date: Autumn 1955
Creator: Balmain, Pierre, 1914-1982
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Ball Gown

Description: Ball gown of pink silk taffeta. The off-the-shoulder design has several layers of cream colored Chantilly lace around the neckline/shoulder edge. The dress itself is of bright fuchsia pink silk taffeta with ties over each arm. The bodice is seamed and fitted, with a left side seam zipper. The attached matching taffeta skirt is gathered and draped horizontally, and has several layers of Chantilly lace at hem. The skirt has three hoops under the lining.
Date: Spring 1955
Creator: Balenciaga, Cristobal, 1895-1972
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Day enemble

Description: Gray suit dress with underskirt. a) Semi-fitted gray linen coat dress. Moderate rounded neckline with spread collar. 3/4 length, two piece set in sleeves. Lapped center front opening with twelve round gray plastic buttons and bound buttonholes. Princess seams square over to armhole and hip in front. Patch pockets at hip with folded flap. Back has a shoulder yoke and low-slung self fabric belt with two buttons and bound buttonholes. Folded hem. Lined to the waist in gray silk. Retailer's label on inside seam: "Balenciago (sic) / Spring 1955 Size 10" b) Matching straight skirt with waistband and hip yoke in gray silk. Left side zipper closure with two hook&eyes on waistband. Skirt back is wrapped. Folded hem. Unlined. Retailer's label on inside seam: "Balenciago (sic) / Spring 1955 Size 10" Label located with retailer's label: "Made in France"
Date: Spring 1955
Creator: Balenciaga, Cristobal, 1895-1972
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Beaded cocktail dress

Description: Layered white chiffon cocktail dress with beaded floral motif on bodice front. Chiffon shoulder straps. Boned bodice; petersham. Center back zipper closure. Designer label: Nettie Rosenstein
Date: 1955/1965
Creator: Rosenstein, Nettie
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Beaded hatlet

Description: Hatlet of orange beaded mesh.
Date: 1955
Creator: Green-Field, Benjamin B., 1898-1988
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Beret

Description: Hat of striped felt. The hat is formed as a "pancake beret" on a rigid, slightly curved frame. The crown is of felt with wide width-wise stripes of olive green and black. The edge is embellished with a swagged band of bronze and black beads which runs from just behind the midway point of the side of the hat, around the front, and to just behind the midway point on the other side of the hat. The interior of the hat is lined in black fabric, and there is an inner hatband of black grosgrain ribbon. Maker's label sewn to inner hatband: "Chez Henriette".
Date: 1955
Creator: Chez Henriette
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Blouse

Description: Blouse of white pima cotton.
Date: 1955
Creator: Balenciaga, Cristobal, 1895-1972
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Blouse

Description: Blouse of silk twill in horizontal bands of salmon, purple and peach with "Emilio" signature in horizontal black bands separating color blocks.
Date: 1955
Creator: Pucci, Emilio, 1914-1992
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Bow headband

Description: Headband hatlet in alternating layers of black straw bows and black silk bows. Black net veil with chenille balls in diagonal pattern.
Date: 1955/1959
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Breton Hat

Description: Breton hat of blue fur felt. The domed crown is encircled by a wide band of blue grosgrain ribbon with large bow at back. The wide brim curves up and out around the crown, and is lined in the same fur. The crown is unlined, with a blue grosgrain ribbon inner hatband. Body manufacturer's stamp inside crown: "Imported Body / Milady / Made in the United Kingdom" Retailer's label inside: "Neiman-Marcus"
Date: [1955..1959]
Creator: Milady
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Breton Hat

Description: Breton hat of deep red fur felt. The cylindrical crown is flattened at top, and is encircled at the base by a wide band of horizontally pleated peau de soie silk satin. The wide brim is curved out and up around the crown, and is lined/faced with same fur, while the part of the brim facing the crown is faced with deep red fabric. The crown is unlined, with an inner deep red grosgrain ribbon hatband. Designer's label inside: "Styled by / Coralie" Stamp inside crown of the maker of the felt body: "Selene / HB / Body made in Italy"
Date: [1955..1959]
Creator: Coralie
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Breton Hat

Description: Breton hat of navy blue woven straw. The high, domed crown is surrounded by the circular brim which extends out and curves up sharply, creating a wall around the crown. Hat is unlined, with inner dark blue grosgrain ribbon hatband. Maker's label on inner hatband: "Parkridge / Exclusives"
Date: 1955~
Creator: Parkridge Exclusives
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Calot hat

Description: Calot hat of black felt velour.
Date: 1955
Creator: Tete, Jeanne
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Calotte

Description: Hat of pale purple or violet felt/velor. Styled as a calotte (also spelled "calot"), the hat has a domed pale purple felt crown "stacked" on another domed form of the same felt. The lower form has a horizontal "tuck" near the base, enhancing the impression of the hat being stacked felt domes. On right side of the crown near base is an applied bow of the same felt. The hat is unlined, with an inner dark blue grosgrain ribbon hatband. Stamped inside the crown: "Premier / Finest Quality / Imported / Velour" Joint Designer's and Retailer's label sewn to inner hatband: "Hattie Carnegie / Inc / Original / Expressly for / Neiman-Marcus". Retains original Neiman-Marcus paper tag. Obverse: "Neiman-Marcus / B830 / x8SINZ / 7529x / 2995"; Reverse: "15 00" With matching hatpin, the head covered with a small pad of the same felt as the hat.
Date: 1955
Creator: Carnegie, Hattie
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Calotte

Description: Hat of beige felt/velor. Styled as a calotte (also spelled "calot"), the hat has a domed beige felt crown "stacked" on another domed form of the same felt. The outer crown is "cut open" and "peeled back", to reveal the crown below. The lower edge of the crown is rolled up and in to create the appearance of a narrow rolled brim. The hat is unlined, with an inner dark beige grosgrain ribbon hatband. Designer's label sewn to inner hatband: "Hattie Carnegie / Casual" Retailer's label sewn to inner hatband: "Neiman-Marcus" Supplier's mark stamped inside crown: "Riviera / Finest Quality / Velour / Made in Italy"
Date: 1955
Creator: Carnegie, Hattie
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Calotte

Description: Hat of gray felt, burgundy velour, and black sequins.
Date: 1955
Creator: Irene of New York
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Calotte

Description: Hat of black velvet and beading. The hat is styled as a calotte (also spelled "calot") of black velvet, with an irregular lower edge. Set around the calotte are 5 large tear-drop shaped rhinestones, 4 at front and 1 at back. Each stone is bordered by concentric bands of pearls, small rhinestones and gray tubular beads. The beading bands continue around the hat, linking the larger stones, and becomes the lower border of the hat. The hat is lined with black satin, and has an inner hatband of black grosgrain ribbon. A small stitched mark on the inner hatband indicates the front of the hat. Maker's label sewn to inner hatband: "Ere Nouvelle / New York / Reg. U.S. Pat. Off." Sewn to maker's label is size label: "22 / MSC"
Date: 1955
Creator: Ere Nouvelle (New York, New York)
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Calotte

Description: Hat of green felt. Styled as a calotte (also spelled "calot"), the hat has a domed green felt crown, and a brim that folds up around the crown, extending almost as high as the crown in front. At the base of the crown, within the area of the brim, is a gather of brown veiling/netting that runs about 3/4 of the circumference of the crown. The hat is unlined, with an inner black grosgrain ribbon hatband at the inside base of the crown. A stitched mark on the hatband indicates the front of the hat. Designer's / Retailer's combined label: "Hattie Carnegie / Inc / Original / Expressly for / Neiman-Marcus" Stamped inside crown: "Made in Italy"
Date: 1955
Creator: Carnegie, Hattie
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Calotte

Description: Hat of red satin and sequins. The hat is styled as a calotte (also spelled "calot") of dark red satin almost completely covered in sequined floral appliques. Irregular lower edge, following the outline of the appliques. Lined in black paper (?) and satin, and with an inner hatband of black grosgrain ribbon. A small stitched mark on the band indicates the front of the hat, and a small applied white ribbon bow is set at back. Designer's Label: "Lilly / Daché / Paris New York". Label is large, extending across the inside of the hat, the "Paris", most of "New" and all of "York" are cut off.
Date: 1955
Creator: Daché, Lilly, 1898-1989
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Calotte

Description: Calotte of pink velvet and feathers. The hatlet is styled as a calotte (also spelled "calot") created of a curved oval/slightly teardrop-shape of layered/draped and folded pink velvet, set across head so that point is at center of right side and curve is at center of left side. The crown is overlaid with a cascade of pink feathers which runs from just above center of left side, across hat, and falling down on right side, with feather ends curling in and under. The hat is lined with pink mesh, and has an inner hatband running around the inside edge of the crown. Affixed to inner hatband at left side is small plastic comb to help secure hat to wearer's head. Designer's label sewn to inner hatband: "Irene of New York". Retailer's label sewn to inner hatband: "Neiman-Marcus / Salon". Accompanied by short hatpin with simulated pearl mounted on head.
Date: 1955
Creator: Stone, Irene
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Calotte

Description: Calotte of navy blue straw and purple velvet. The domed navy blue straw crown is styled as a calotte (also spelled "calot"), with a slight peak at top center. It is trimmed along the lower edge with a wide, shaped band of purple velvet. At sides are two round velvet buttons which secure the navy blue mesh veil, which has diamond-shaped clusters of dots scattered throughout the mesh. The hat has an inner dark blue grosgrain ribbon hatband. Retailer's label: "Neiman-Marcus" Size label: "22 1/2"
Date: 1955~
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Calotte

Description: Calotte of navy blue felt. The calotte (also spelled "calot") is designed as a low domed crown of navy blue felt constructed of 6 graduated layers. At left side is a large bow of same felt. The hat is lined in white floral mesh lace, and has a navy blue grosgrain ribbon inner hatband. Retailer's label: "Neiman-Marcus"
Date: 1955~
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Calotte

Description: Calotte of green velvet and feathers. Styled as a calotte (also spelled "calot"), the shaped cap has a stiff woven tan straw under-structure, and is covered with green velvet, over which is layered turquoise and teal feathers, and clusters of green velvet buds/berries and leaves. The hat is unlined, allowing the under-structure to be seen, and has a green grosgrain ribbon inner hatband. At sides are two small combs to secure hat to wearer's head. Designer's label: "Martin Belasco / New York"
Date: 1955~
Creator: Belasco, Martin
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Calotte

Description: Calotte of black satin. The calotte (also spelled "calot"), is created on a base of stiffened black mesh. The low, somewhat domed crown is formed by tucked and draped satin. The hat is unlined, and has a small comb attached to the inside edge to help secure it to wearer's head. Designer's label: "Original Model / Marcelle / New York"
Date: 1955~
Creator: Marcelle
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design
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