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Calotte Hat

Description: Calotte style hat of brown felt. Domed crown. Two bands of matching felt circle edge of hat and tie to form a large knot on the right. Tie ends stand away from hat. Unlined with brown grosgrain ribbon inner headband. Retailer's label: "Gus Mayer / Co. Ltd."
Date: 1945/1949
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Hat

Description: Hat of royal blue very fine straw and plastic weave. Domed crown. Overlapping bands of self create a turban effect. Lined in blue fabric with blue grosgrain ribbon inner headband.
Date: 1940/1945
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Hat

Description: Hat of brown felt with beaver trim. Front resembles toque style and is covered in fur. Crown is a scull cap of brown felt with extension in back and fan-shaped, piped stitching. Free form bow of felt covered wire at front. Retailer's label: "Neiman-Marcus / Dallas"
Date: 1940/1949
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design
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Envelope for McCall Pattern #6524

Description: Envelope for a McCall ladies' and misses' pattern to make a smock in two lengths with convertible collar, center front button closure, patch pockets and optional belt; includes illustrations of the finished pieces and information about sizing and construction on the back.
Date: 1946
Creator: McCall's Pattern Company
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design
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Envelope for Butterick Pattern #3861

Description: Envelope for a Butterick pattern to make a one-piece dress with V-shaped button front bodice and six gore skirt; includes illustrations of the finished pieces and information about sizing and construction on the back.
Date: 1946
Creator: Butterick Pattern Company
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Gloves

Description: Gloves (child's?) of kidskin; off-white; two 1/4" strips of tan (yellow) leather trim at wrist and base of thumb. Button closure at wrist on palm side of glove. Length: 20.5cm; Width: 8.5cm
Date: 1940/1949
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Gloves

Description: Gloves of black leather. Wrist length; back of hands have three darts. Left glove stamped: "Bacmo / 6 1/4" and "29 / 14"
Date: 1940/1949
Creator: Alexette Bacmo Glove Company
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Gloves

Description: Gloves of black leather. Wrist length; back of hands have three darts. Left glove stamped: "Alexette / 6 1/4 / Prime / Quality" and "27 / 56"
Date: 1940/1949
Creator: Alexette Bacmo Glove Company
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Pillbox hat

Description: Pillbox hat of black velvet. Slightly conical crown is flat at top; embellished at front left with large rhinestone set brooch. Black net veiling. Lined in a black grosgrain fabric; black grosgrain ribbon headband. Combs at sides for securing hat to head. Combined designer's/retailer's label: "by / De Witt / for / Frost Bros."
Date: 1940/1949
Creator: De Witt
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Calotte Hat

Description: Calotte hat of brown felt with rounded crown and a 1" turned up brim. Feathers of medium brown and gold are attached under brim at center front and lay over brim at right and left sides capped with squares of same brown felt. Inside crown stamped: "Carol / Body Made in Italy" Label sewn to inside crown: "Replica de Parisienne" Label sewn to inside grosgrain hatband: "Adjustable / Head Size"
Date: 1940/1949
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Turban

Description: Turban style hat made of folds of black velvet. Lined in black fabric with black grosgrain ribbon inner headband. Elastic band for securing hat to wearer's head. Union / size label on inside headband.
Date: 1946/1949
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Garrison Cap

Description: Hat of black and brown suede. Brim-less. Style resembles a garrison cap. Lined in black fabric with black grosgrain ribbon inner headband. Elastic band for securing hat to wearer's head. Designer's label: "Evelyn Varon / Model" Union label at left of designer's label.
Date: 1945/1949
Creator: Varon, Evelyn
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Little Girl's Confirmation Dress

Description: Little girl's Confirmation dress of off-white rayon faille. Mid-length; short puffed sleeves with ruched cuffs bordered in lace. Vertical flat pleats at waist of skirt. Collar has lace trim and double bands of ruching in front with two flowers and green ribbon leaves sewn on lower corners of collar; a silk ribbon bow is sewn on center-front. Ruched insert down center front of bodice. Center back closure of three self-covered buttons with loops. Unlined. With tie belt of matching fabric. Center back is stitched closed and front ends are cut on the bias and open to pointed ends.
Date: 1940/1949
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design
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Envelope for McCall Kaumagraph Transfer Pattern #798

Description: Envelope for a McCall Kaumagraph Transfer pattern to make embroidery and appliqué floral designs on suggested items such as sheets and pillowcases; includes illustrations of finished pieces and information about stamping and embroidering the designs.
Date: 1940
Creator: McCall Pattern Company
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design
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Envelope for McCall Kaumagraph Transfer Pattern #920

Description: Envelope for a McCall Kaumagraph Transfer pattern to embroider floral designs on suggested items such as sheets, pillowcases, infant wear, bibs, and lingerie; includes illustrations and information about stamping and embroidering the designs.
Date: 1940/1949
Creator: McCall Pattern Company
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Boy's playsuit

Description: Boy's one-piece playsuit of red cotton with blue, green, and white figures of boys riding scooters, wagons and tricycles. Patch pocket at right front. Elastic waistband at back. Shoulder straps button to front of bib. Bib lined in blue cotton and folds over top of bib to form tab trimmed with three white buttons.
Date: 1940
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Girl's apron

Description: Little girl's white cotton apron with blue piping. Two piece blue collar with white polka dots. Embroidered on front in scene of rabbit dancing with squirrel. Center back tie closure at neckline.
Date: 1944
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Child's dress

Description: Little girl's dress of white ribbed cotton with pink flower print. Peter Pan collar; short puffed sleeves. Pink fabric with fagoting on sleeves cuffs, collar and on decorative twists down center front. Dress gathers at waist with 1/2" placket around sides and back. Center back button closure.
Date: 1943
Creator: Torrance, Mary Sleeper
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Boy's playsuit

Description: Boy's one-piece playsuit of yellow cotton with brown trim and elephant appliqué at center front. Bibbed front; patch pocket at back left. Shoulder straps cross in back and button to elastic back waist. Brown half belt closes at front with hook & eye.
Date: 1935/1945
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Girl's dress

Description: Little girl's dress of off-white cotton muslin printed with dot ball and railroad track pattern. Long sleeves with ruffle at cuff. High rounded neckline trimmed with ruffle of self. Dropped waist with 4" ruffle at hem. Three rows of vertical box pleats down center front and two vertical rows down left and right sides of back. Center back button closure; buttons missing. Unlined.
Date: 1940
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Child's dress

Description: Little girl's float dress of purple cotton. Smocked yoke. Long sleeves are vented with snap closure and white cuffs. Peter Pan collar, cuffs and patch pockets of white cotton bound in matching purple. Center front placket closure of white cotton trimmed in purple embroidery with two pairs of small white buttons; closure under placket of snaps and hook & eyes. Unlined.
Date: 1940/1949
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design
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