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Ensemble - Jacket, Skirt and Blouse

Description: Suit in hot pink nubbly wool knit. The ensemble consists of three pieces: a jacket, matching skirt, and black silk shell. The jacket is hip-length, with a shawl collar which has an attached black silk tie. The center front closure has 6 circular brass buttons with central embossed lion's heads and black outer edges. There are four faux flap pockets at front, two on each side of opening, each with button matching those of the closure. The long sleeves have simulated closure, with a line of three buttons matching others on each sleeve. The pocket flaps, cuffs, collar, center front, and hem are all edged in black. Designer's label sewn inside jacket at collar: "Adolfo / New York", with retailer's label sewn in just below: "Neiman-Marcus". The matching skirt is below-knee length, of the same pink wool knit, with pleating beginning 7" below waistband and extending to hem. Skirt has designer's label sewn inside at waistband as jacket. The accompanying black silk blouse is sleeveless, with rounded neckline. Single black silk -covered button closure at back of neck. Shell has designer's label sewn inside at left of closure as jacket.
Date: 1979
Creator: Adolfo

Ensemble - Vest and Pants

Description: Ensemble consisting of a vest and pants. The vest is of wool,with a scoop-neck and with 5 hook-and-eye closures down center front. It is covered in sewn-on black sequins, and has a 1" border of orange, white and gold beads with gold trim at neckline, front opening, hem, and armholes. On the front and back of the vest are 3" diamond shapes formed of the same beads. The white and orange beads are plastic. The vest is fully lined in black fabric. Labels in vest: "Valentina LTD / RN 34435 / Made in Hong Kong"; "100% Wool / Made in Hong Kong"; and "Medium". The pants are formed as a divided skirt of black wool in a satin weave simulating crepe-back satin. They are floor length, with full-length accordion pleats. There is a wide 3" waistband that is completely beaded to match the vest. The pants have a center back zipper closure with hook-and-eye at waistband, and are unlined. Inside the pants is a single tag at waistband: "Lot Number 11/12".
Date: 1979
Creator: Valentina Ltd.

Evening Coat

Description: Evening coat of silk shantung in a wide, horizontal stripes in coral red, blues, greens, gold and purple. Long, wide raglan sleeves; street length. Side slit pockets. Collar less with revers that expose the black silk lining. Center front opening with no closures. Lined in black silk with padded shoulders. Designer's label at center back neckline: "Galanos" Retailer's label at right side seam near underarm: "Neiman-Marcus" Care label at left side seam near underarm.
Date: 1979~
Creator: Galanos, James

Louisiana Serenade

Description: A woman seated on a bench appears to listen to two musicians. The work is colorful and loose.
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Date: 1979
Creator: Bearden, Romare Howard

Red Wing

Description: Abstract painting of red and black polymer paint on canvas.
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Date: 1979/1979~
Creator: Smith, Leon Polk

[room divider]

Description: The vertical hanging room divider consists of strips of color that start and stop creating geometric shapes. The colors are both warm and cool, pinks and blues.
Date: 1979
Creator: Spear, Shigeko

[room divider]

Description: The vertical oriented room divider depicts a landscape type of scene with moon and sun type shapes floating through and among wave like shapes. The colors are in a range from warm orange and pale yellow to blue greens.
Date: 1979~
Creator: Spear, Shigeko

Suit - Jacket and Skirt

Description: Suit of black wool consisting of: Jacket of almost hip-length, with no collar; double breasted, with V neckline and 4 buttons center front, in rows of two. Two flap pockets front; two bust darts; Long sleeves with single button cuffs. Built-in shoulder pads, and fully lined. Designer's label at inside back neck: "Christian Dior / The Suit / Paris New York" Care label below Designer's label: "Dry Clean / Made in U.S.A." Content label at side seam: "100% / Pure Wool"; "Professionally / Dry Clean / Low Moisture / Steam Press" Skirt. Calf length, with narrow waistband. Knife pleated, with side zipper and button. Unlined.
Date: 1979/1980
Creator: Bohan, Marc

Suit - Jacket, Skirt, and Blouse

Description: Suit of peach ultra suede and light blue and peach silk. A) Jacket of ultra suede. Hip length, single breasted center-front opening with 5 circular gold-tone buttons. Notched collar, lower lapels faced in light blue ultra suede, edged to hem in coral ultra suede. Long sleeves gathered at top of shoulder, with rolled cuffs with facing and edging to match lapels. Welt pockets at sides. Attached shoulder pads. Sleeves are lined in peach acetate(?); main body of jacket unlined. Back seam with slit at lower edge. Designer's label at inside back neck: "Mollie Parnis / Ultrasuede / Brand Fabric" Size tag at inside left side seam: "Lot 19 / Size 10" B) Blouse of silk. Collar, yoke, and long sleeves of light blue, torso of blouse in peach. Stand-up collar of self blue ruffle, with matching cuffs on sleeves. Center front opening with hook-and-eye at top, single gold-tone circular button visible at throat, and 6 hidden clear plastic buttons. Sleeves gathered at top of shoulders, and with single gold-tone button at cuff. Care label at right side seam: "Professional / Dry Clean Only" Size label: "Lot: / Size 10" C) Skirt of peach ultra suede. A-line, below-knee length skirt. Side slit pockets. Center back zipper. 1" self waistband, with hook-and-bar on waistband above zipper. Unlined. Retailer's label at waistband: "Neiman-Marcus" Various labels at center back seam below zipper: "Operator 1359 / Style 983 / Size 10" "Lot: / Size 10" Union Label Care label.
Date: 1979/1980
Creator: Parnis, Mollie

Trench Coat

Description: Trench coat of brown vinyl. Pointed collar. Knee-length or slightly longer. Long sleeves with translucent, brown plastic button on cuff. Single breasted with closure of nine matching buttons. Two patch pockets at front hips. Diamond motif of stitching and small vinyl diamonds at yoke and pockets. Back yoke of coat lined in dark yellow fabric; balance of coat unlined, showing orange cotton knit backing of vinyl. Designer label on inside right of opening: "Ginessa / Made in / British Crown Colony of Hong Kong" Care label to right of designer label. Size label at left inside seam: "12" Content label center back neckline: "75% Vinyl / 25% Cotton / Made in British Crown / Colony of Hong Kong" With matching sash belt of same material.
Date: 1979/1980
Creator: Ginessa

[Imperial Palace]

Description: Photograph of the Imerial Palace grounds in Tokyo, Japan. An enclosed body of water is visible in the foreground. The water is surrounded by rock walls and trees. Other buildings are visible in the background.
Date: September 7, 1978
Creator: Gough, Ray

[Woman by the water]

Description: Photograph of the Imperial Palace in Tokyo, Japan. In the foreground, a woman stands by an enclosed body of water. The water is surrounded by stone walls. Trees and buildings are visible behind the walls.
Date: September 7, 1978
Creator: Gough, Ray

[Adjunct Temple]

Description: Photograph of an adjunct temple in the Yakushiji Temple Complex of Nara, Japan. In the foreground, two stone lanterns (ishidoros) are visible. The temple is visible behind the lanterns. Trees are visible in the right background.
Date: 1978
Creator: Gough, Ray