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Festival ensemble

Description: Miao People, Thailand/Laos, Festival Outfit A) Jacket. Jacket of black cotton, waist length, with standing collar. Front opening with no closure, worn with sides overlapping and forming "V" neckline. Standing collar faced with machine-embroidered ribbon of black ground with purple-ish flower blossoms with yellow centers, blue vines, and green leaves. This band continues along edge of opening to about 9 1/4" above hem. From that point to hem on each side of opening a different band is used, of purple and green foliate forms on black, with outer border of diagonal blue stripes and silver ovals on black ground with silver edges. A second machine-woven band of ribbon is applied as an outer border along the collar/upper opening band, with green, pink, and white stripes and bands of green and white trees(?) and a band of alternating green/yellow/white butterflies and same color flowers(?), all on a reddish ground. Long black sleeves have central wide band of orange satin with machine-embroidered multicolored sea dragons. Black fabric added after panels to form lower sections of sleeves. Garment is lined in black fabric, the collar and front opening backed with pink/purple fabric. Garment has a size tag sewn inside at back collar: "XXL". Not an American size. B) Skirt. Wrap style skirt with tiny pleats. Skirt formed of horizontal bands of fabrics sewn together, some embellished. From top: Plain black cotton(?) waistband ca. 3 1/4" wide with long black ties; White cotton(?) band ca. 1 1/2" wide, which begins pleating that continues down length of skirt; Pale blue/gray section ca. 14" long which has printed bands of dark blue linear designs: zig-zags, scrolls, lines, etc., the lines having had thin strips of fabric appliqued over them, in green, orange, and purple over the bulk of the skirt; Red cotton(?) band 1 1/2" wide …
Date: 1970/2000
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Festival ensemble

Description: Rabari Tribe Festival Attire: A) Kanchali (Jacket/Vest/Top): Backless top with short sleeves and "V" neckline in front. Front and side panels covered with embroidery, primarily geometric designs, in rusts, orange, white, blue, yellow, green, and white. Three ties in back, at neck, upper, and middle back. Partly lined in red fabric. No labels or tags in top. B) Ghaghro (Skirt): Full-length skirt of heavy red fabric. Drawstring waist. Waistband with horizontal bands of: Vertical purple, yellow, and red striped silky fabric; thin band of red fabric; thin band of green fabric; thin band of orange fabric; thin band of black fabric. Body of skirt gathered into the waistband. Two horizontal rows of repeated large embroidered motifs of potted flowers with pairs of birds, interspersed with smaller motifs of flowers. Each design with inset small circular mirrors in embroidered frames. Lower section/hem with wide band of embroidered and appliqued decorations. From top: "wave" line with leaf-shaped forms, horizontal band of hearts laid side-ways with connecting line; Large band with flower heads, fines and leaves, with mirrors at center of each flower; Scroll with alternating leaf forms; Blue wave line, orange line, green line, orange wave line, purple line, orange line, green line, purple line, wide band of dark purple with diamond-stitching; purple line; black line; red line; green line; orange line; purple line; red line. Unlined. No labels or tags in skirt. C) Ohdni (Head scarf/shawl): Large pieced rectangular shawl in red, blue, brown, and black. Ornamented with embroidery, applique, mirrors, and band of coins. Central square set with large and small mirrors in rows, with embroidered borders/frames of red and purple. Set around central square are appliqued "Maltese cross" forms of white and orange fabric set with mirrors. Ends with large red panels repeating the "Maltese cross" forms but without …
Date: 1950/2000
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

[Enid Justin and Ken Maynard at the Fort Worth Stock Show]

Description: Photograph of Enid Justin and Ken Maynard each holding a boot whiles standing next to a horse at the Forth Worth Stock Show in March 1941. Justin is wearing a black dress and hat that has a piece of paper with "Nocona" wrapped around it along with animal skins on both shoulders; Maynard is wearing traditional cowboy attire with an embellished shirt, belt, and boots with spurs. Both Justin and Maynard wear smiles on their faces during their conversation.
Date: 1941
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Enid Justin and others next to a Nocona Boot Display]

Description: Photograph of Enid Justin and two other women holding a boot in front of a Nocona Boot display. Justin is standing on the left and wearing a simple button-down dress with black glasses while the other two women are wearing western attire with a cowboy hat and fringed jackets. The boot display has numerous styles of boots, with each model on its own display case; a safety rope is in front of the display and the three women.
Date: [1940..1950]
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[A smiling Enid Justin]

Description: Photograph of Enid Justin with a bright smile on her face. Justin is standing in front of a couple of shelves of boots and a wooden desk. She is wearing a dress with intricate patterns with jeweled glasses, as well as a long, teardrop pendant necklace.
Date: 1976
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

Festival ensemble

Description: Yao Tribe Festival ensemble. A) Pants. Black cotton(?) pants, 3/4 or longer in length. Plain waistband and upper section. Thighs, outsides of legs, and lower legs areas are intricately decorated, created in part by sewing together bands of woven work, and in part by bands of cross-stitch. The decorations are geometric forms, stylized natural forms, etc. in green, yellow, white, red, orange, pink, and black. No labels or tags in pants. B) Coat/Jacket/Top. Black cotton upper-body garment, full-length. Large "collar" of dark red fuzzy "pom-pom" edging with scattered green, yellow, and blue strands at base of trim and in places around neck. Long sleeves edged at ends in narrow bands of red and white applied fabric. Center front opening with no fasteners. Slits at sides from hem to waist create "ties" from the front flaps of the garment, which are trimmed in blue edging. At top of each side slit are attached three long tassels of magenta/pink yarn with beaded tops. No tags or labels in coat. C) Hat. - stored separately, on individual record. D)"Hat Scarf". Black strip of cotton(?) which terminates at each end in square panel with internal stiffening agent (cardboard?). Edged on two sides in magenta/pink/reddish "pom-pom" edging. Center of each panel with applied printed square of fabric with geometric motif of crosses in pink, green, red, and blue. No tags or labels in hat scarf. E) Back apron/belt panel. Central vertical panel consisting of black cotton vertical rectangle with wide border of blue silk(?). Backed with black cotton. Extending from each side at top are very long rectangular bands/ties. From panel outwards on each side: Vertical stripes of yellow, green, white, pink, white, blue, white, green, white; 5 squares of patchwork/embroidery in pink and green with small touches of orange, red, blue, etc.; Vertical bands …
Date: 1970/2000
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Coat and Pillbox Hat

Description: A) Evening coat of forest green wool. Double breasted, with six large buttons having black faceted edges and green pearled centers, and bound buttonholes. Collarless, with black soutache braid outlining neckline and front opening. Loose fitting with very full, bell-shaped, elbow length sleeves pleated into dropped shoulders, faced with green wool part-way back into sleeve. Double welt, angled, slit pockets at sides. Lined in green silk. Designer's label: "E Garnett / Italian Made / Imported Original" B) Pillbox hat. Of matching forest green wool, the low, cylindrical crown is edged in double row of matching black soutache braid which crosses on right and is trimmed with small sphere covered in matching wool. Inner black grosgrain ribbon hatband, and black elasticized band for securing hat to wearer's head. Lined in black silk(?). Designer's label: "E Garnett / Italian Made / Imported Original"
Date: 1954
Creator: Garnett, Eleanora
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

[Line Dancers in a newspaper article]

Description: Photograph of Line dancers on a news article along with the caption "Swing your Partner." The dancers are wearing western attire with cowboy hats and boots. Most of the women are wearing embellished bodysuits, but two are wearing dresses; however, one of the women is not wearing a hat. There is only one man within the seven-member line dancing group and he is wearing a white cowboy suit that has a showy top with a subtle design on the pants.
Date: 1952
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

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

Festival ensemble

Description: Festival Attire, Hmong Tribe, Eastern Thailand-Western Laos. A) Bodice. Waist/upper hip-length, of black velvet with all-over printed pattern in textured "paint" of leaves/flowers in dark reds/purples done in "dots", outlined in silvery white. No collar. Center front opening edged on inside with wide band of needlework with "zig-zag" in red, pink, and green cross-stitch, bordered in green and yellow, and in band of sparkly silver ovals containing green, red, and yellow metallic reflective strands. Outer edge of "saw teeth" in groups of red, green, pale green, and white. Cuffs of the long sleeves with same wide bands. Back of bodice with "flap" at neck, edged with pink and green, upper section of black cloth with printed flowers in green, pink, purple, and white, edged in places with gold. Lower part of flap of cross-stitch/needlework in pink and green with dark on white forming zig-zig-based pattern. Bodice lined in white fabric printed with dense, all-over pattern of small purple flowers with green leaves. No labels or tags in bodice. b) Skirt. Wrap-style skirt, knee-length or lower. Wide woven blue waistband into which main body of skirt is tightly pleated. Upper section of skirt of plain blue fabric. Lower part of a blue denim-like fabric similar to waistband (indigo dyed) with white resist pattern of bands and blocks and circles. This panel, itself pleated into upper panel, is embellished with horizontal bands of pink/magenta stitching, and a band of green ribbon with pink diamond shapes. Long blue fabric ties. No tags or labels in skirt. c) Apron. Narrow "apron" set horizontally. Waistband consist of (from top to bottom): Band of printed fabric with narrow blue border with blue printed design, then band of blue with white flowerheads separated by gold "x" shapes, then thinner lower border; Wider band of needlework with pink …
Date: 1970/2000
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Festival ensemble

Description: Hmong Hill Tribe festival ensemble, Thailand/Laos A) Bodice/jacket. Jacket of black velour, waist-length. Center front opening with no closures. On either side is wide applied band of embroidery in pink, green, white, and metallic gold, with braid border and outer colored "saw-tooth" edges of pink, green, red, and white triangles. Mid-length sleeves with matching wide bands at cuffs. Back of jacket with small square "flap" hanging from neckline made with same embroidered band. Fully lined in blue cloth printed with all-over dense floral pattern in pinks, blue, green, white, and yellow. No labels or tags in garment. B) Skirt. Mid-length skirt of various fabrics in horizontal bands. Uppermost band of black cotton(?) with elastic waistband. Next band from top is of blue cotton(?) heavily pleated into upper band, and with horizontal red lines embroidered/sewn in - one near top of panel, two near bottom of panel, with narrow band of "lattice" embroidered between the lower lines. Third panel from top is a dark brown/black more open-weave fabric with subtle reddish threads forming a repeated design of squares(?) around the band. This band has narrow dark purple velvet bands near the edges. Bottom band of skirt is a black velour. Unlined. No labels or tags in garment. C) Apron. Long vertical panel of black velour "novelty fabric" printed in metallic neon colors in a design of stylized feathers and shapes, with all-over blue iridescent(?) "sequin" dots. Front of apron with applied vertical bands of machine embroidered decoration in pinks, greens, white, and red consisting of heart shapes containing pairs of birds, within frames of spirals, zig-zags, straight lines, etc. forming diamond-shapes. Bands edged with pink ribbon. Running vertically down apron are three rows of small flower heads of colored felt(?) with golden metallic beads and opalescent/sparkly plastic flower-heads. Reverse of apron …
Date: 1970/2000
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

[Enid Justin and the Lone Ranger]

Description: Photograph of Enid Justin and the Lone Ranger smiling together. Justin, on the left, is wearing a patterned dress and is sitting down with a black blanket wrapped around her and a pillow supporting her back; she also wears a Nocona Boot badge as well. The Lone Ranger, on the right of the photo, is wearing a traditional western outfit with a cowboy hat, beaded necklace, and embellished belt.
Date: [1960..1970]
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Jose portrait]

Description: Photograph of a man with suit and glasses in front of a dark background. Written on back: "Para Isabel de su hermano - José 1-5-22." ( *Translation from Spanish: For Isabel from her brother - José 1-5-22 )
Date: January 5, 1922
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Bernice Clark]

Description: Photograph of Bernice Clark. In the image, Clark is wearing a hat with her hair styled and wearing pearl earrings and a stripped blouse.
Date: unknown
Creator: Clark, Joe
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[A man dressed in costume holding a cigarette]

Description: Photograph of a man posing in a costume. He sits in a chair, resting one elbow on his knee and holding a cigarette near his mouth. He wears a smoking hat with a tassel, a fake mustache, and an embroidered shirt with puffy sleeves.
Date: [1950..1965]
Creator: Williams, Byrd M. (Byrd Moore), III
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Portrait of H.J. Justin]

Description: Photograph of H.J. Justin wearing a black jacket and a plaid bowtie. Justin's hair and mustache are coiffed for a clean-cut look for the photo, and only one button is button out the three on his jacket. He does not look directly into the camera, but rather slightly looking away with a neutral facial expression.
Date: 1920~
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
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