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Rasa: Serenity, Valor, Love

Description: The focus of this thesis is the conveyance of moods through clothes, the communication of feelings through fashion. The thesis illustrates how clothes speak, and the tools used to communicate a visual message. Three moods are used as examples: Serenity, Valor and Love. The thesis presents the author's design ability, creative personality, cultural background and technical skills. Sources of data range from personal experience to books on Cultural Studies, armor and mask making, Indian/ Asian dance and theatre, fabric design, fabric manipulation and websites on related topics. The chapters discuss background information of the author and the topic of research, and present each ensemble created to support the thesis. Through design details and photographs of the nine ensembles, the thesis demonstrates different techniques of achieving visual communication through clothes.
Date: December 2002
Creator: Ganguly, Deepa
Partner: UNT Libraries

Ensemble - Coat Dress and Skirt

Description: Ensemble consisting of a charcoal gray wool tweed coat dress and skirt. A) Street dress of charcoal gray wool tweed. Center front opening with eight large, circular, black plastic buttons and bound buttonholes. Three quarter raglan sleeves. Turndown collar. Yoked shoulders slightly gathered in back. Below knee length. Lined in black silk faille. Retailer's label at inside back neckline: "Neiman-Marcus" B) Skirt with waist panel of black silk and lower panel of charcoal gray wool tweed. Skirt is slightly gathered where waist panel meets lower panel. Overall effect is of a straight skirt. Center back opening with two hook & eyes on waistband as closure. Lower portion of skirt is lined in same black silk as waist panel. Retailer's label on inside center back seam of lining: "Neiman-Marcus"
Date: 1958
Creator: Norell, Norman
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Ensemble - Dress and Coat

Description: Ensemble of blue heathered wool herringbone knit. A) Dress of blue heathered wool herringbone knit with bodice of black jersey knit. Short sleeves. 1 1/2" wide mandarin collar. Center back zipper closure with self-covered button and buttonhole on collar at back. Skirt is street length with slight A-line. Unlined skirt. No labels in dress. B) Fitted jacket of of blue heathered wool herringbone knit. Long sleeves with cuffs of black Persian lamb. V-neckline trimmed in black Persian lamb. Left side closure with two circular black metal buttons at shoulder and four matching button on left side seam. Lined in black silk crepe. Combined designer/retailer label at center back neckline of jacket: "Neiman-Marcus Dallas / Traina-Norell"
Date: 1946
Creator: Norell, Norman
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

[Palio Procession]

Description: Photograph of procession during the Palio di Siena in Siena, Italy. In the foreground, men in costumes are visible walking along the horse track. The track is lined with crowds of spectators. The buildings of the Piazza del Campo are visible in the background.
Date: unknown
Creator: Gough, Ray
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

[Man with Yellow Flag]

Description: Photograph of the Palio di Siena in Siena, Italy. In the foreground, a man in costume carries a yellow patterned flag. Another man is visible closer to the crown holding a red and white flag. The crowd stretches into the background.
Date: unknown
Creator: Gough, Ray
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

[Palio Costumes]

Description: Photograph of the Palio di Siena in Siena, Italy. In the foreground, multiple boys in costume are visible on the dirt race track. The massive crowd is visible behind the boys. In the background, the buildings surrounding the Piazza del Campo are visible.
Date: unknown
Creator: Gough, Ray
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Ensemble - Jacket, Skirt, Blouse and Scarf

Description: Ensemble of teal silk Ottoman. The suit consists of a jacket and skirt, blouse, and scarf. The jacket is of horizontally ribbed teal silk, banded on the bias, has a rounded neckline, is long sleeved, and has princess seaming for a tailored fit. The sleeves have soft pleating at the shoulders, and there are 3 circular gold buttons set with rhinestones at each cuff. There is a center front closure with 4 large buttons matching the style of sleeve buttons and one hidden snap at top. The buttonholes are hidden in the seam of the opening. The jacket is lined in black silk. The jacket has designer's label sewn inside at back of neck: "Richard Brooks". The matching skirt is of the same silk Ottoman, below-knee length, with soft pleats at front and darts at back from waistband down 5 1/2". Small slit at center back from hem upwards. The sides are cut on straight vertical stripe. The waistband has hook and two eyes, and there is a center back zipper closure. The skirt is lined in teal silk. There are no labels in the skirt. The blouse is of a thin teal green and metallic gold jacquard, woven with an ornate all-over paisley pattern. There is a banded collar and slight pleating/gathering on front at yoke, and at top of the long sleeves. Center back zipper closure extends from collar almost to hem, and has two hook-and-eyes at collar. The blouse has attached shoulder pads. There is no label in the blouse. An accompanying scarf is of iridescent teal silk chiffon, edged with the same jacquard materials the blouse is made from. There is no label on the scarf. Designed for Texas Governor Ann Richards. The silk is from Abraham Fabric.
Date: 1991/1994
Creator: Brooks, Richard
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Lace identification and analysis of fifteen white dresses worn between 1900 and 1922 as displayed in the historic costume collection at North Texas State University

Description: The purposes of the study were to identify laces located on the fifteen white dresses worn between 1900 and 1922. The dresses selected for study were chosen from the Dallas Fashion Museum located at North Texas State University. All laces were identified and the history of each lace was traced.
Date: August 1980
Creator: Gonzales, Mechele Ayers
Partner: UNT Libraries