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Necklace - Turkmenistan Festival Outfit

Description: Necklace. Green cloth necklace, edged with black cloth tape and embellished with spaced stamped silver roundels. Button/buttonhole clasp. The necklace supports a massive silver pendant formed as a large triangle set with oval red glass cabochons, between two silver "club" shapes. Below the triangle and clubs is a horizontal silver square tube set with oval red cabochons, below which are four large inverted stylized "fleur-dis-lys" forms, set with oval cabochons. From all lower parts hang long chains and large bells.
Date: 1975/2000
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Shoes - Turkish Festival Outfit

Description: Pair of shoes. Styled as low, backless slippers with upturned, pointed toes. Toe-box of striped cotton (silk?) with stripes of purple, yellow, orange, etc., with small diamonds of white. Stripes run from toe up to throat of shoe. The toe-box is edged in gold. Insole lined in orange. Soles of leather.
Date: 1940/1960
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Necklace - Turkmenistan Festival Outfit

Description: Necklace. Bead necklace of red and blue glass(?) beads strung on white cord. From necklace, via 3 large loops, is suspended a large horizontal silver-colored tube, with bands of flattened/soldered wire decoration. From lower edge of tube hang pendants of flat silver shapes, some small rectangular, some larger "bird shaped", each set with a red or green stone. From these pendants hand further chains and oval plaques. Tube opens at one end, is empty.
Date: 1975/2000
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Pouch - Turkish Festival Outfit

Description: Pouch. Orange cotton pouch, rounded at bottom. Suspended by gold metallic cord. Edged with metallic thread lace. The surface of the pouch is embroidered with various colors of metallic embroidery, mostly chain-stitch. Lined in orange cotton.
Date: 1940/1960
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Wedding purse

Description: Uzbekistan Wedding bag/purse of black cotton cloth. Rectangular, opens at narrow end, with triangular flap. Edge with white beading. Three compartments, one full-length and two half-length. All-over embroidery in lengthwise bands of green lines, red, orange, blue and green curves. Lined in black linen. 4" wide x 9 ½long with flap open. No labels or tags.
Date: 1950/2010
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Wedding purse

Description: Uzbekistan Wedding bag or purse. Cotton cloth, rectangular, with rounded base. Knitted applique band at top/opening of blue, brown, white, and gold triangular motif. Beaded fringe at top, bottom, and horizontally along mid-point. Body of bag woven with green, pink, gold, purple/magenta horizontal ombre stripes. Strap of woven yellow and dark green. Unlined. 5 ¾" wide x 8 7/8" long; 9 ½" long strap as it hangs.
Date: 1950/1999
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Sari

Description: Indian Sari Ensemble of light green georgette with black machine embroidery and silver beading. a) Short-sleeve choli (blouse) with hook & eye closure at center front. Floral embroidery and beading. b) Sari with matching embroidery/beading.
Date: 1950/2000
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Jingle dress

Description: Southwestern Native American Indian "Jingle Dress". Large cape collar, apron and hem is of navy cotton Swiss dot fabric trimmed with red rick rack and conical bells made from the lids of Copenhagen snuff can lids. The main body of the dress is in floral print calico trimmed in red and blue satin ribbon. Short sleeves; knee length. Center back button closure. Unlined.
Date: 1950/1959
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Sari

Description: Sari of red polyester, cotton and silk. a) Blouse or choli: Short sleeve, v-neck, front open b) Sari: Silk, with silver and gold woven motifs and tasseled fringe. c) Underskirt: Cotton, salmon pink, pleats at hem.
Date: 1970/2000
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Dress - Kutchi Group, Pashtun Peoples, Afghanistan.

Description: Kutchi Dress of the Pashtun Peoples, Afghanistan. Full-length. Bodice of various fabrics and embellishments. Rounded neckline with slight standing/band collar of primarily yellow bead-work with blue bead squares containing red bead centers. "Collar" below neckline of pendant silver-colored coins. Shoulder areas of purple with primarily yellow stitching forming scroll-work. Front "bib" of dark red outlined with same bead-work as neckline, and sewn with 9 horizontal rows of green tear-drop shaped beads and a line of silver-colored coins. Center part of bodice of black fabric with all-over red reflective circles. Wide "waist" of dress with geometric bead-work band of white, green, red, blue, and orange, with band of small circular mirrors and two lower borders of fringe tipped with white and green beads, and lowest border of coins. Sleeves of dark green velvet with bands of rickrack of silver and gold, and stitching matching the shoulder areas. Edged with bead-work and with row of silver-colored coins. Skirt is full-length, and full, and is of dark blue/black fabric printed with white and grey pattern of small flower blossoms, paisley shapes, dots, leaves, etc. Hem of dress with wide embroidered band, upper section with horizontal band of squares of various colors (reddish, green, orange, pale green, purple), center band of yellow, and lower band of reddish/magenta. Unlined. No labels or tags.
Date: 1950~
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Temple dancer costume

Description: Thai temple dancer costume with jewelry and head piece, including: A) Skirt in wrap style of black cotton printed in gold and red scroll design. Ankle length. Closure of two hook & bars on 1" waistband. B) Bodice/top of red synthetic satin. Strapless. Center back hook & eye closure. D) Shoulder drape of green tulle (narrow). E) Waist drape of green tulle. Constructed with three pleats across the top, large hanging triangle at the center and hanging drape off of one end.
Date: 1975/2000
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Festival ensemble

Description: Thailand - Hmong Hill Tribe Festival Attire A) Bodice of Black satin bodice with square neckline. Neckline "framed by embellished bands consisting of red outer and inner borders, "zig-zags" of red and blue bands, and applied flower-shaped pink and iridescent sequins with beads. Bands extend down front of bodice, and are around cuffs of the long sleeves. Around the neckline and cuffs of the 3/4-length sleeves are hung beaded pendants with silver-colored coins. Front opening along left side vertical band, with 4 hidden snaps. Unlined. No labels or tags in garment. B) Skirt, Knee- or Below-Knee-Length skirt of finely pleated black fabric. Wrap style, with plain panels at ends. Narrow waistband. Unlined, but faced at ends and with band near hem. No labels or tags in garment. C) Apron, Vertical front panel of black satin with an embellished "frame" composed of wide bands of decoration. Red outer and inner borders, "zig-zags" of red and blue bands, and applied flower-shaped pink and iridescent sequins with beads. Hung in rows across the apron are beaded pendants with silver-colored coins. Wide waistband matching the "frame" of the vertical panel, hung with beaded/coin pendants along most of lower edge. No labels or tags in garment. The following parts have separate records, not housed with garment: D) D) Hat. Hat formed of an open circle of black nylon(?) satin lined in black cotton. Upper portion with wide "rim" projecting out, from which hangs a fringe of white/clear beads, each of the 43 strands ending in a French Indo-China 10 centime coins, . The main body of the hat is covered with a "trellis" of blue and red ribbon, within each intersection there is a pink or white flower-head bead. Width: 10" (approx); Circumference: 32 1/2" (approx); Height: 4" without fringe. E) Necklace
Date: 1970/2000
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Belly dancer's costume

Description: Egyptian belly-dancing costume: a) skirt b) top c) veil k & l) Slipper style shoes of metallic silver. Stamped "City Slips" Items on an individual record, not housed with garment: Suite of jewelry, of silver-colored metal, hung with faux coins: D) Belt E) Headpiece F) Bracelet w/ring G) Anklet H & I) Earrings (Pair) J) Necklace
Date: unknown
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Hanbok

Description: Traditional Korean child's Hanbok ensemble of rayon damask. A) Wrap dress (Chima) of red large floral damask with with red net "suspenders", and ties of red satin. B) Jacket-like upper garment (Jeogori) of green large floral rayon damask. Cropped, square neckline that wraps at bust with long red ties. Long sleeves with stripes of red, green, yellow, pink, blue, and white with red printed symbols.
Date: [1960..2006]
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Festival ensemble

Description: Uzbekistan festival ensemble. a) Caftan/Dress of silk ikat. Full-length, very slight A-line, long sleeves. Shaped neckline. Body of caftan/dress of silk ikat in pattern of rectangular blocks of purple, white, yellow, and reddish-black with central ikat patterns of green, black, yellow, and pinkish, with white "eyes". Neckline is edged with band of rhinestones following the scrolling shapes, and continuing down to and across bust. Within band are small areas of "cutouts" backed with fine white mesh. Cuffs with scalloped edges and decorative stitching following edges. Unlined. No labels in garment. b) Coat of complimentary ikat. Full-length, sleeveless, center-front opening with no closure. Edges of neckline, center-front opening, hem, and deep side-slits are all edged with heavy yellow embroidered applique of scrolling bands with "strawberry-leaf" shapes, with yellow mesh backed openwork on leaves, tubular beads along the scrolling bands, and iridescent flower-shaped sequins accenting the edges. Unlined. The ikat pattern is same as dress, but predominantly in greens, blues, yellows, and white rather than reds and purple. No labels in coat. C) Hat. Square, box-form hat of stiffened dark brown(?) velvet almost totally covered in heavy gold metallic thread embroidery and with fine gold bugle beads and gold sequins. From top edge of crown is fringe of long bead strands of gold bugle beads ending in gold teardrop beads. Fringe is longer at sides and back, short in front. Lined in printed cotton, red with floral and white with floral. Whole interior is "shellacked" with glue to stiffen. 6 1/4" square x 3" high, not counting fringe.
Date: 1970/2000
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Festival ensemble

Description: Festival garment of Karen Hill Tribe A) Tunic. Black cotton square mid-length tunic, sides sewn except arm-holes, vertical slit at center front/back to form head-hole/neckline. Head-hole slit and arm holes edged with tiny white seeds. Body of tunic with horizontal bands of embroidery in various patterns (checkerboards, zig-zags, diamonds, "flowers") and colors (red, green, yellow, purple, pink, blue, orange), and horizontal bands of white seeds. At each side, and at center front and center back are "tassels" formed from the embroidery yarn. Bottom edge of tunic with fringe. Unlined. No labels or tags in garment. B) Skirt. Wrap skirt formed of rectangular panel of hand-woven cotton with horizontal woven wide stripes of red and black, with narrow stripes of green white, yellow, red, and black. Narrow ends with embroidered bands/edging of white triangles, red, yellow, green, pink, white, black, brown, etc. geometric inter-lace forms. 32 1/4" x ca. 68". No labels or tags in garment. c ) Necklace of nickel silver, large disk.
Date: 1970/2000
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design
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