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Advance Fashion News

Description: Advance Fashion News pamphlet with illustrations of various women's and children's designs illustrated in black, white, and blue tones.
Date: August 1949
Creator: Advance Pattern Company
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Alpine Hat

Description: Alpine hat of dark green felt hat. Brim slightly turned up. Hatband of lighter green yarn with feather brush on one side with metal bird on handle. One metal hat pin with a stag and doe and a black and red emblem in top right corner. Unlined with leather inner headband. Labels inside crown: "Ludwig Zapf hutmacher Werfen" and "Lanz Salzburg".
Date: 1946/1949
Creator: Lanz
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Banda

Description: Man's Banda (Sash). Handwoven cotton on a backstrap loom, plain weave, red with jaspe (ikat) striping, loose knotting at the ends.
Date: 1940/1949
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Barrel-line jacket

Description: Barrel-line jacket of tan wool. Hip length with long sleeves, two angled slit pockets at hips. Center front opening with three circular self-covered buttons and bound buttonholes. Notched shawl collar. Lower front cut away diagonally. Flaps at upper breast on either side simulating pocket flaps, nonfunctional. Lined in black silk. Designer's Label: "Balenciaga / 10, Avenue George V. Paris" Written on inside right hem in ink: "DAM (?) 1019"
Date: 1947
Creator: Balenciaga, Cristobal, 1895-1972
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Bathing ensemble

Description: Beach ensemble with a dark blue wool jersey knit maillot swimsuit with ties from bust to around neck, an off-white wrap-around terry cloth skirt with striped blue and white section at waist an in patches on side, and a matching off-white terrycloth shawl with fringed ends.
Date: Summer 1948
Creator: Leser, Tina
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Bathing suit

Description: Maillot style bathing suit of cobalt blue knit. Skirted at hip; straps cross over in back and button close; 3 diamond patches at lower left skirt (white, red, white).
Date: 1940/1945
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Beach Clogs

Description: Pair of wooden, raffia, and leather beach clogs. The slip-on shoes are designed with wooden platform soles with rounded toes, and a wide woven raffia strap across vamp which is dyed in stripes, red, off-white, black, orange, white, brown, and green. The raffia strap is attached at either side by narrow band of leather nailed into sides of sole. The 3" high heel is of a modified Louis style, and is painted with flower-heads in blues and reds, with similar floral forms on the sides of the platform near the toes.
Date: [1940..1959]
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Beach Clogs

Description: Beach clogs. The sandals are designed with rounded toe, and have a blond wood sole through which are threaded straps/ties of tan and brown woven in a vine/leaf pattern. Moderate heel.
Date: 1940
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Beach ensemble

Description: Beach ensemble. A) Dark blue wool jersey knit maillot swimsuit with ties from bust to around neck. Elastic at legs. One either side just at hip is large brass /gold plated safety pin, which passes through brass grommets in suit. B) Off-white wrap-around terry cloth skirt with striped blue and white section at waist an in patches on side. C) Matching off-white terrycloth shawl with fringed ends.
Date: Spring 1948
Creator: Leser, Tina
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Beach ensemble

Description: Beach ensemble of tan cotton printed in black lace and net motif. A) Beach robe. Hip length; long sleeves; revers neckline; padded shoulders. Lined in black terry cloth with patch pocket at left side opening. Reversible. Designer label: Caltex / of California / Howard Greer / Design B) Matching halter top. Tie closures at back neckline and center back. C) Matching shorts. Tie trim on center front waistband. Center back zipper closure.
Date: 1945/1949
Creator: Greer, Howard
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Beach Shoes

Description: Beach shoes of tan rope and red, white, and blue knitted cotton(?). Designed as thick-soled espadrilles with coiled rope soles and rounded toes, the toe-box and heel section are of knitted cotton(?) in red, white, and blue patterns of squares and zig-zags on bands of color. From instep to sides of heel are tied red silk(?) cords.
Date: 1946
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Beret

Description: Beret of dark brown velvet. The soft, full crown is constructed of several pieces, all gathered into brown satin hatband. Hat is lined in cream silk(?) and has inner brown grosgrain ribbon hatband. Retailer's label sewn to inner hatband: "Volk / Dallas". Label of United Hatters, Cap, and Millinery Workers International Union sewn into lining.
Date: 1940/1945
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Beret

Description: Hat of black knit. In the style of a beret, the hat is of black knitted yarn. The crown is circular, somewhat domed when worn. No brim. The whole is covered in long, curving, pointed black sequins. Hat is unlined. Label sewn inside crown: "Hand Made / In Italy". Hat has been photographed with padding to provide shape. When not worn or padded, hat flattens.
Date: 1940
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Beret

Description: Beret of black wool felt. Lined in violet sating with leather inner headband. Stamped in gold on inside crown: "Kangol / de Luxe / An Anglobasque Product / Made in Cumberland England / 100% Pure Wool"
Date: 1948
Creator: Kangol
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Beret

Description: Beret of off-white wool. Lined in striped green satin. Stamped in gold on inside crown: " Anglobasque / de Luxe / Made in / Cumberland - England / 100% Pure Wool"
Date: 1948
Creator: Kangol
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Blouse

Description: Blouse of creme silk crepe with hand-screened figures. Long sleeved, with zippered cuffs, the shirt has a convertible collar and center front opening with three carved circular mother of pearl (simulated?) buttons and one small circular mother of pearl button at collar. The shirt is hand-screened with figures reminiscent of Minoan/archaic Greek figures, including men, women, dolphins, and figures in horse-drawn chariots. Most figures embellished with lines of sequins in complimentary colors, women's dresses with beading as well. Unlined. No labels in garment.
Date: 1944
Creator: Leser, Tina
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Blouse

Description: Blouse of navy blue wool. Wide, boat neckline with inner wide white pique lining which folds over dark plum(?) facing of wool collar, to become shawl collar. Double breasted, with three pair of circular black buttons and single hook-and-eye at waist. Sleeveless, with slight "cap" effect caused by wide shoulders darting, and deep diagonal line of sides. Raised waist and flaring peplum. Unlined. Inner structure augmented with satin ribbons sewn to help hold structure of bodice. Designer's label at inside lower left seam: "Renée Collard / Paris" Retailer's label overlapping lower edge of designer's label: "Janga / 98 Faubg St Honoré Paris"
Date: 1940
Creator: Collard, Renee
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Boater

Description: Boater-style hat of off-white straw. The whole hat is of straw woven into shell-shaped segments, connected to form the body of the hat. The cylindrical crown has a flat top, and is encircled at the base by a black velvet ribbon. At either side of the crown are large black velvet bows. The flat, oval brim follows the outline of the crown, and is partly overlaid by a fine black mesh veil with long, trailing ends that are long enough to tie under the wearer's chin. The underside of the brim is edged in black velvet, and there is a black velvet strap which extends down from either side to help secure hat to wearer's head. The hat is lined with a fine white mesh, and has an inner hatband of black grosgrain ribbon at inside base of crown. Labels sewn into inner hatband: "Marché Hats / Paris New York"; Also sewn into inner hatband is second label, "Consumers' Protection Label / 784619". Hand-written on velvet chinstrap: "59389"
Date: 1940/1945
Creator: Marché Hats
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Boater hat

Description: Boater hat of loosely woven natural straw with navy netting and beige veil covering crown. Pink velvet and silk flowers with yellow center and leaves as trim at center front. Lined in yellow net with gold tulle and metallic gold rickrack headband. Combs at sides for securing hat to head.
Date: 1946/1949
Creator: Mr. John
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Bonnet

Description: Poke bonnet of red Milan straw with navy/dark purple velvet fluting. Two hatpins with round, red chenille heads. Designer's label sewn to inner hatband: "Made in England / Model / Otto Lucas / London W1" Retailer's label sewn to designer's label: "Neiman-Marcus / Dallas"
Date: 1948
Creator: Lucas, Otto
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design
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