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1962.001.118

Description: Dress in Mother Hubbard style of cotton muslin in printed paisley pattern in shades of pink. Also known as a Texas Prairie Gown. Long, demi-gigot sleeves. Gathers at center front; fan pleats at center back. Bodice lined in brown polished cotton; skirt is unlined.
Date: 1890
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Bed Jacket

Description: Bed jacket of black openwork. Hip length-jacket is formed of vertical panels of black braid open work net overlaid/appliquéd with black braid in scrolls and arabesques, the whole is lined/backed with black silk. The panels are constructed to create princess seamed segments for shape/fit. Elbow-length sleeves, V-neckline at front with two hook & eye closures on center front. Neckline and upper part of opening trimmed with off-white eyelet lace ruffle. Two black braided circular button-like applied elements at center front, one at either side of opening.
Date: 1890/1899
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Bodice

Description: Bodice of black serge with dark green braided cord passementerie and jet bead applique. V-shaped neckline with black lace and ivory net dickey which closes on the right with 4 snaps. Ivory lace trim around collar and black lace around neckline and at cuffs. Long sleeves. Snaps on waistband for skirt (possibly not original to bodice and added at a later date). Center front closure of 4 hook & eyes snap at waistline; 4 non-functioning covered buttons trimmed with black bugle beads. Lined in brown fabric.
Date: 1899/1912
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Bodice

Description: Dress top/bodice of black silk brocade in "tree branch" geometric design with lavender silk vestee front over-laid with black point d'esprit in pattern of squares. Modified leg of mutton sleeve with black passementerie trim. Stand-up collar of matching lavender silk covered in black lace. Collar and vestee close on left with hook & eyes. Black fabric lining of bodice is boned and closes at center front with hook & eyes in which hooks and eyes alternate sides. 29" waist.
Date: 1890/1899
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Boots

Description: Pair of lady's boots or "High Button Shoes" of black leather. The shoes, designed with pointed toes, lace closed along center front with laces 13 holes high. At top of toe box is decorative seaming creating a "V" shape. The low, stacked heels styled as a modified Louis heel, with rounded sides and back, tapering at center then flaring very slightly at base, and with curved front section. Sole of black leather. Lined in cream cloth and black leather. Partly illegible retailer's(?) mark stamped inside uppers: "Linkhau... / Memphis Tenn" Handwritten notation inside uppers: "236 6788"
Date: 1890
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Cape

Description: Ripple style waist-length cape of black wool felt with yoke of five rows of black satin ribbon and 6" middle tier of black lace. Ruffled stand-up collar of black silk gauze. Secures at center front neckline with two hook & eyes and ties of black satin ribbon. Unlined.
Date: 1897
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Capelet

Description: Two-tiered capelet of midnight blue/black velvet and off-white lace. Capelet extends to about small of back, and has high, standing collar trimmed in dense ruff of tightly gathered of black chiffon. Around throat, along both sides of center front opening, around hem, and on edges and hem of the wide tier (7" at center front, 8" over shoulders) is wide band of off-white floral and scroll lace, placed as an applique along edges. Lined in brown fabric. Designer's label at center back neckline: "Mme. Josse / 3 / Boulevard des Italiens / Paris"
Date: 1890/1900
Creator: Josse, Mme.
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Capelet

Description: Capelet of black silk satin. The short cape is trimmed along hem with 3-1/2" band of pleated organza and band of jet beads. Standing neckline trimmed in pleated organza. Center front opening with closure of five hook & eyes, with bow of black silk satin moire with trailing ends attached to right side of opening at throat. Shoulder yoke bordered in tightly gathered narrow band of black organza. Bright purple moire silk lining.
Date: 1890/1899
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Child's Dress

Description: Child's dress of navy blue calico with rose colored paisley print. Long sleeves with caps at shoulders. Empire waistline; full length. Standing collar trimmed with ivory lace. Center front opening with 6 circular brass, concave buttons with red painted centers decorated with silver circles and a star. Back panel in Watteau style and forms a small train. Upper part of dress lined in blue cotton with small white flowers.
Date: 1890/1899
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Day Ensemble

Description: Day ensemble of tan cotton batiste with woven cream stripes bordered in black. A: Fitted bodice. Yoke is covered in floral lace with black velvet trim; ruffled shoulders of self. Long, demi-gigot sleeves with 2-2/2" ruffle of self as cuffs. Center front hook & eye closure. Lined in mercerized cotton. B: Skirt of same fabric. Full-length with bustle back. Two rows of ruffles at hem; 22" waist. Hook & eye closure at center back on narrow waistband. Unlined.
Date: 1890
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Dress

Description: Dress of black silk matelassé. A) Fitted bodice of black silk matelassé with vestee of cream silk with lace appliqué trimmed in black and ivory braid in an Art Nouveau motif. High standing collar of lace appliqué matching vestee. Black velvet revers and trim at collar. Long sleeves with rolled back cuffs. Hook & eye closure at left of vestee. Vestee is lined in white polished cotton. Bodice is boned and lined in black polished cotton with center front hook & eye closure; 24" waist. B) Bustle-back skirt with slight train. Center back hook & eye closure. Unlined.
Date: 1897
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Fan

Description: Folding fan with tortoise-shell frame. Sticks and loop of tortoise shell; possibly for brise style fan; missing leaf or ribbon. Measurements: 39 cm extended; guard 21 cm long x 3 cm wide
Date: 1890/1920
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Girl's Dress

Description: Girl's dress of calico in print of blue, green and gold flowers on red background. Square neckline trimmed in lace with three rows of narrow, black velvet ribbon. Elbow-length sleeves trimmed in matching lace and velvet ribbon. Full length, with dropped waist. Center front opening with five mother-of-pearl buttons and barred buttonholes; snap at bottom of opening. Bodice lined in muslin; sleeves and skirt unlined. Tag at center back neckline: "105"
Date: 1890/1899
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Girl's Fancy Dress

Description: Girl's fancy dress of beige silk satin with light green vertical stripes; satin ribbon flounces at hem, neckline, and sleeves. Large ruffle of net tulle with satin ribbon accents at the rounded neckline. Attached satin ribbon belt which forms three-looped bow in back. Short, puffed sleeves. Center back closure of hook & eyes. Slit pocket. Lined in cream colored organdy.
Date: 1897
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Graduation dress

Description: Graduation gown ensemble of ivory silk taffeta decorated with bands of pearls, glass beads and tucked beading. A) Fitted bodice. Front fullness below deep round yoke trimmed with beading. Yoke is constructed with horizontal and vertical pin tucks forming window pane/checkerboard pattern. High neck worn with neck ribbon. Epaulets over top of long cannon style sleeves with two sets of three pin tucks above elbow; pleated cuffs trimmed with matching beading. Hem of bodice is bordered with matching beading. Left side hook & eye closure and at left shoulder. Lined in white polished cotton with boning and separate hook & eye closure. B) Full length skirt gored and fitted over hips with train in the back. Narrow ruffle around the bottom. Center back opening with hook & eye on waistband. Lined in white polished cotton. Size 22" waist.
Date: 1899
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Hat

Description: Day/house hat of creme silk. Wide, wired brimmed hat with gold stitching throughout. Wide, low crown with ruffled brim. Pink flowers under and above brim. Large bow of self at back.
Date: 1890/1900
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Lotus shoes

Description: Pair of lotus shoes for bound feet. Tiny heeled shoes of dark navy silk, the uppers with multicolored floral embroidery at top and sides, and cloud-form patterns of couched gold thread around heels. Edged at top with blue silk ribbon. The shaped heels are of white leather.
Date: 1890/1920
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Maternity dress

Description: Maternity dress of red wool with gigot sleeves and shirred yoke. The standing collar, cuffs, and pelerine are of black silk velvet, edged in cream lace frills. Watteau back. Attached black ribbon sash at high waist. Fitted inner lining of brown polished cotton with center front button closure and boning. B) Black ribbon sash; 2-3/4" wide. Formerly attached to dress(?).
Date: 1893
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Picture Hat

Description: Picture hat of light pink silk taffeta and feathers. The domed crown is totally covered by sprays of off-white ostrich feathers and pale pink veiling. At one side is a metal buckle with rhinestones. The wide brim is wired at outer edge and covered with the same silk. The whole is swathed in veiling which also hangs down to secure below face of wearer. Crown of hat is lined in off-white silk, the brim is lined with the same pink silk.
Date: 1890/1900
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Shoes

Description: Pair of shoes. Black leather and tan suede uppers, leather at toe box and extending back, suede along heel and quarter. Cut-outs at vamp where suede and leather join. 2 1/4" high Louis XV style heel covered in tan suede. Marked inside left shoe: "240 / 8623 / 2675" Remains of gilt stamped label inside right shoe: "BENCH"
Date: 1890
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design