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Hat

Description: Hat of green felt in the style of a tricorne or cocked hat. Trimmed with green silk roses, brown feathers, a brass buckle on right side and bow on back. Lined in black with central "drawstring".
Date: 1880
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Infant's Dress

Description: Infant's dress of fine batiste cotton with broderie anglaise. Yoke has attached 4"ruffle of broderie anglaise with insertion lace and pink satin ribbon. Long sleeves have insertion lace cuffs and pink satin ribbon. Full length. No labels in garment.
Date: 1887/1890
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Infant's Gown

Description: Infant's gown of white cotton batiste. Round neckline trimmed with ruffle of broderie anglaise. Eleven horizontal bands of broderie anglaise separated with shirring down center front. Hemline trimmed with a 4" band of pin tucks, two band of broderie anglaise separated with shirring and scalloped hem of broderie anglaise. Sleeve hems trimmed with three rows of pin tucks and ruffle of broderie anglaise. Center back closure of 4 pearl buttons on rectangular panel of three vertical bands of broderie anglaise separated by two shirred sections; gathers at base of panel.
Date: 1882~
Creator: Sleeper, Elizabeth Shaw
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Little boy's dress

Description: Little boy's dress of white nainsook with dropped waist and slightly gathered short skirt. Tucked front and back and lavishly laced with machine crotchet lace inserts. Short sleeves with tucks and lace at cuffs. Lace trimmed round neckline. Center back closure of hidden self-covered buttons under placket. Size 2 years.
Date: 1880
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Maternity dress

Description: Maternity or laying-in gown of teal cotton with ribbon work embroidery on center front of dress and continuing along bottom front hemline. Embroidery of green and brown stems with leaves, and ribbon work daisies and flowers with off-white petals. Mandarin collar and concealed button and snap closure at center front bodice. Two panels at right and left yoke with matching embroidery are unattached at bottom and conceal pleats that are along the collar line. Long, fitted sleeves with 1" vent at wrists and matching embroidery at sleeve ends. A-line silhouette and full-length with pleats at back waist. Hemline is dipped at back and trimmed in a box pleated dark teal, ribbed ribbon. Off-white cotton lining with separate button closure at bodice.
Date: 1888
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Miser's purse

Description: Purse of teal crochet/knit with white, light grey, brass and steel cut beads; 2 silver rings in center. Miser's purse with rectangular ends. Number tag on interior of bag: 65.30.2 Measurements: 23 cm total length and purse width of 6.5 cm.
Date: 1880/1889
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Mourning dress

Description: Mourning ensemble of black crepe chiffon: A) Bodice with standing band collar; long tapered sleeves with ruching, ruched pinch pleats, horizontal satin stripes and covered buttons at wrists; lace panel at CF with covered buttons @ each side; attached pleated belt; vertical stripes of appliqued satin at front and back of bodice forming a V-shape at CF and CB waist. Hook&eye closures up front of bodice and at the back of the neck band. B) Skirt with a full, A-line silhouette; pleated from waist; underskirt of black silk taffeta with layers of ruffles at hem.; sweep train; hook & eye closure at back.
Date: 1880/1890
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Pumps

Description: Pair of plum purple satin pumps. The shoes are designed with a rounded toe, and plain uppers. The low heel is of a modified Louis or Cuban style, set in, and covered with matching fabric. Partly lined in white kidskin leather.
Date: 1881~
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Purse

Description: Handbag with cast and chased silver frame decorated with openwork figures of children harvesting grapes. Ball/snap closure. Silver suspension chain of alternating oval links and links formed of three flower-heads. Bag is oval shaped, black wool with petite point embroidery decoration on each side of a bouquet of trumpet shaped flowers. Pink satin lining. Hallmarked "800" on frame.
Date: 1880/1889
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Reticule

Description: Reticule. Drawstring handbag/purse of black knit with openwork band along top through which drawstring is threaded. Running around center of bag are three horizontal bands of blue beads bordered by silver/gold lined beads. Lower part of the bag is completely covered by horizontal bands of silver/gold lined beads and blue beads. Bottom of bag with large sphere covered with blue beads from which hangs tassel of silver/gold lined bead loops. Unlined. Has been dated 1880-1890 or ca. 1916.
Date: 1880/1916
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Robe

Description: Hand sewn long Chinese court robe or coat with rounded neck. and loose sleeves. Left front to right side closure with round patterned buttons. Light and dark blue silk with extensive applique of dragons. spirals and lines with gold thread.
Date: 1880/1912
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Single-breasted vest

Description: Man's vest of navy blue houndstooth wool. Single breasted with closure of six buttons; four welt pockets. Lined in white cotton; backed in black satin with half-belt (buckle missing).
Date: 1880/1930
Creator: Oxford Clothes
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Wedding Slippers

Description: Pair of wedding slippers of ivory kid leather. The shoes are designed with rounded toes, and have a large matching bow with layered ends, and a large ruffle of same across vamp. Uppers are edged with satin ribbon. Modified Louis or Cuban heel, flaring at base.
Date: 1886~
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design
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