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1840s Style Dress

Description: Design for an 1840s ladies dress. Sketch depicts female in full length front and left side views with sleeve view in upper left corner and back bodice view in upper right corner. Measurements/descriptions typewritten in German at bottom center.
Date: 1950/1969
Creator: Wolff, Lilli
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

1976.013.002

Description: Nightgown of light pink or peach bias cut silk charmeuse, sleeveless, deep v neckline, v-shaped waistline with gathers to add fullness at bust, floral lace motifs inserted following neckline creating asymmetrical detail, full skirt with inserts to complete circular shape. Label: Made Expressly for Neiman Marcus Co.
Date: 1930/1939
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Abstract necktie

Description: Man's necktie of silk in multicolored abstract painterly style resembling a printed "knit" pattern. Four-in-hand style. Tipped in navy silk; interlined. Maker's label: Gino Pompeii Content tag: 100% Silk / Imported from Italy / RN 43170
Date: 1970/1979
Creator: Randa Corp.
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Abstract patterned necktie

Description: Man's necktie of silk in red, blue and tan abstract triangular designs on a black background. Four-in-hand style. Tipped in dark purple; interlined. Maker's label: J. T. Beckett Content label: All Silk / Made in U.S.A. of / Imported / Fabric / RN 20485
Date: 1980/1999
Creator: J. T. Beckett
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design
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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

Afternoon Dress

Description: Afternoon ensemble of heavy black silk faille and lace. A) Bodice. Fitted; 3/4 length sleeves are split to show ice blue faille insets covered in black lace and are piped and scalloped with black embroidery and braid medallions. The lace on the sleeve insets extends from the elbow to the wrist with gathers in the lace at the back of the wrist. High standing collars with the front of the collar covered in matching blue faille covered in black lace; collar has hook & eye closure. Center front opening of 16 self-covered buttons and barred buttonholes. Center front opening is scalloped and piped to match sleeves and is trimmed with matching embroidered medallions. Boned with white moire silk grosgrain petersham which secures with two hook & eyes. Center back of petersham has three irregular pentagonal shaped tabs of black faille with barred buttonholes for securing bodice to skirt. B) Skirt. Full skirt is asymmetrical with blue faille panels inserted at front right side of skirt and two narrow inserts on left side. Left side inserts are partly covered by black faille pleating which forms folds at the left side waist. Front inserted panel is covered in black lace in floral motifs with diagonal striping. Hemline of front inserted panel is scalloped and piped in black faille with matching black embroidered medallions. Right side of skirt has an inserted panel of matching black faille that is piped and scalloped to match the bodice and is trimmed with matching embroidered medallions. Underskirt of black faille has a box pleated ruffle of self around the hemline. Center back hook & eye closure with three mother-of-pearl button on black grosgrain waistband for securing skirt to bodice. All blue insert faille panels have faded to white.
Date: 1880
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Afternoon dress

Description: Daytime ensemble of white cotton batiste with black dots. A) Bodice with lace yoke. Center front has three vertical rows of lace separated by two inserts of matching fabric with pin tucks. Small bishop sleeves, 3/4 length. Center back closure of seven hook & eyes. Unlined. B) Skirt. Full length with bustle-back, slightly trained back. Formed with two tiers of inserted lace and shirring; bottom tier has pin tucks and extra row of matching inserted lace along hem. Narrow waistband with hook & eye closure; shirring at sides and around back. Unlined.
Date: 1890/1899
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Afternoon dress

Description: Afternoon dress ensemble of navy jacquard with green and cream floral print. Consists of: A) Bodice with lace embelishments as if yoke but beneath faux vest of chartreuse green; geometric pleating in front; black velvet and chartreuse accent at collar; hook and eye closures at center front; remnants of ruffled trim on cuffs. B) Skirt; pleating in center; navy ruffle trim
Date: 1890/1895
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Afternoon Dress

Description: Afternoon dress of dark green silk satin, crepe and chiffon. The tunic-style dress of dark green silk satin is street-length, with a drop waist. It has a slight standing collar at back which extends out in front to become long ties with a backing of dark maroon. Below the bow formed by the ties is V-shaped neckline. The full-length sleeves are dark green silk satin from shoulders to elbows and are translucent green crepe from elbows to cuffs. The main part of the gauze sections are embroidered with floral motifs in red, pink, and green/gold. The sleeves have two snaps at each cuff, which are trimmed with bands of pink crepe, maroon crepe, and dark green satin. On the front of the skirt are three wide, slightly overlapping tiers of fabric, split at center front, which start below the hips and end slightly above the hem. The dress is unlined, and there are no tags or labels.
Date: 1920/1925
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

"T'ai Yuan" robe

Description: "T'ai Yuan" A) Kimono robe of red silk with hand-painted image of T'ai Yuan with magenta lotus flower in left hand and blue crane in right hand. B) Tie belt of matching fabric.
Date: 2007
Creator: Zerner, Amy
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

"Air Strip" flight hostess uniforms

Description: 1) Suit jacket for flight attendant uniform of raspberry gaberdine. Waist length; long inset sleeves; stand-up collar; heavy metal zipper with a pull ring. Union label at back left seam of style used from 1964 to 1973. Suit skirt of raspberry gaberdine. Wrap around; left side open; side closure at waist. 2) Coat of lime green and apricot wool. A-line; raglan sleeves; padded, stand up collar; heavy metal zipper with ring pull front closure. Reversible. 3) Puccino serving dress of bright yellow and magenta. A-line body in yellow; side pockets; back zipper; pleat at base of zipper; mock tie across back that fastens on side; upper portion of dress is magenta raglan sleeves; faux pocket flaps on front.
Date: 1964/1969
Creator: Pucci, Emilio, 1914-1992
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Aligator handbag

Description: Purse of alligator skin in structured “picnic basket” style. Double handles. Flip top lid; mirror on lid. Lined in brown leather with gold piped slip pockets. Maker's stamp: Koret Content stamp: Made of Genuine Alligator B) Coin purse of brown leather. Inverted rectangular frame with brass twist closure. Attached to interior with fine brass chain.
Date: 1940/1949
Creator: Koret, Inc.
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Alligator handbag

Description: Handbag of brown alligator with "stiffened spine" ridges on center front. Single contoured handle with brass fasteners; slide closure and pull tab of brass. Lined in tan leather with slip pocket. No labels. Measurements: Width: 9 3/4" Height: 5 1/4" without handle Height: 8 1/4" with handle Depth: 1 1/2"
Date: 1900
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Alligator handbag

Description: Handbag of brown alligator skin with circular design of stiffened ridges on the center front face. Inverted rectangular frame. Contoured handle now missing. Brass fixtures with slide-lock opening and pull tab. Lining of leather with large slip pocket. No labels. Measurements: Width: 12 1/4" Height:6 1/2" Depth: 2 1/4"
Date: 1904
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Alligator handbag

Description: Handbag of brown alligator in Kelly-inspired, triangular style. Double handles of matching alligator backed in dark brown leather; metallic gold T-shaped plunger closure with alligator pull tab; opens by sliding button to center. Opening flap lined in dark brown leather. Body of bag lined in tan leather with three slit pockets and one zipper pocket. Maker's stamp: Lucille de Paris / Made in U.S.A. Measurements: Width: 8" Height: 5 3/4" without handle Height: 10 1/4" with handle Depth: 3"
Date: 1955/1975
Creator: Lucille De Paris
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Alligator handbag

Description: Triangular handbag of black alligator with oval ring-type closure of metallic gold. Looped handle passes through ring from the back. Initialed decorative medallion of metallic gold at center front. Lined in black leather with two slip pockets piped in gold. Includes attached change purse of black leather with zipper closure; measures 3 1/2" x 5 1/2" Designer's stamp on inside reads: Koret / Made of Alligator Measurements: Width: 8" Height: 8 1/2" without handle Height: 16" with handle Depth: 3 1/4"
Date: 1945/1955
Creator: Koret, Inc.
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Alligator handbag

Description: Satchel-style handbag of brown alligator. Single handle with gold-tone fixtures. Rectangular frame is gold-tone at back and inverted in brown leather at front; gold-tone flip clip closure in belt with buckle motif. Lined in taupe vinyl with two slip pockets and one zipper pocket. Stored in drawstring dust bag of tan fabric. "Made in Italy" stamped into brass frame of opening. Measurements: 31cm L, 16.5cm H (including closure, not strap), 8cm W
Date: 1970
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Alligator handbag

Description: Box purse of tan alligator. Asymmetric double flap creates two compartments; outer flap opens with brass turn key closure, bottom flap opens with snap closure. Tuckable adjustable strap with two snaps. Stitched detail along edges of exterior. Lining of faux suede; one inner zippered pocket. Stamped: Genuine Alligator / Made in Cuba Measurements: 26cm L, 16cm H, 7cm W
Date: 1935/1945
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Alligator handbag

Description: Handbag of dark brown (embossed?) alligator. Accordion bottom. Double strap handle; inverted frame and brass parabola-shaped flip clip clasp. Lined in beige/pink leather; double patch pockets with zipper pocket lined in ivory faille. Retailer stamp: Neiman Marcus
Date: 1950/1990
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design
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