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Skirt suit

Description: Suit of chocolate brown wool. A) Jacket of chocolate brown wool. Double breasted with six circular dark chocolate brown buttons and bound buttonholes and one hidden covered snap. Princess seaming. Bracelet length sleeves with 2 smaller matching, functioning buttons and bound buttonholes. Collar has squared corners. Side flap pockets. Collar, opening, sleeves and pockets trimmed in black binding. Lined in matching brown silk with weighted hem. Designer's label at center back neckline: "Norman No… more
Date: 1960/1965
Creator: Norell, Norman, 1900-1972
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Day dress

Description: Dress of navy blue wool jersey. a) Day dress of navy wool jersey. White linen detachable collar connects to neckline with snaps. Below knee length with A-line skirt. White linen 7/8" bias strip at edge of center front opening that extends 7 1/2" below waist. Thirteen 3/4" pearl buttons with gold edge and bound buttonholes; buttons separate at waistline to accommodate belt. Long sleeves with 1-3/4" slit at seam. 3" deep pleat in skirt at side front and back. Concealed slit pockets in side seams.… more
Date: 1960/1965
Creator: Norell, Norman, 1900-1972
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Skirt suit

Description: Skirt suit. A) Jacket of black boucle wool. Long, set-in sleeves with hem edged in black satin. Turn-back collar, black satin revers. Four front patch pockets with flaps trimmed in black satin and one circular black satin-covered button on each pocket. Lined in black silk satin. Combined designer's/retailer's label at inside back collar: "Neiman-Marcus Dallas / Traina-Norell" B) Blouse of black satin. Piped around jewel neckline and sleeveless armholes. 2" waistband ties at left side. Zipper… more
Date: 1953
Creator: Traina-Norell
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Sportswear ensemble

Description: A) Box style jacket of brown wool gaberdine. Waist length. Single breasted with closure of three circular copper shank buttons and tailored buttonholes. Long modified dolman sleeves with 1-1/2" cuffs and matching button closure. Rolled collar. Lined in light brown brushed wool. Designer's label at center back neckline: "Geoffrey / Beene" Cleaning instructions and size "4" tags at right side seam. B) Blouse of brown striped warped wool. Double breasted with closure of 11 circular copper shank b… more
Date: 1983
Creator: Beene, Geoffrey
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Floral dress

Description: A) Dress of large floral printed silk organza. White background with pink, blue, and purple roses and green foliage. Large puffed short sleeves with band at bottom, bodice has large tuck down center front trimmed with tiny self-covered buttons, zipper at center back, peter-pan collar with detachable over-collar of white. Skirt has 4 wide overlapping horizontal tucks about 5 inches below the waist, a 14-inch hem, and is gathered to bodice at waistline. Waistline is trimmed with a purple satin sa… more
Date: 1978
Creator: Chanel, Gabrielle
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Fringe jacket

Description: Woman's jacket of back velveteen and black print suede fringe. Floral print suede with metallic colors of silver, pale green, pale blue, pale purples, and gold. Jacket of velveteen with bands of 3" (9.5cm) printed suede fringe sewn horizontally, with overlapping. Styled with high band collar of printed suede, padded and center front opening with hook and eye closures. Padded shoulders. Long, full sleeves. Padded hemline band of print suede. Unlined. Label: "Roberto Cavalli, firenze, made in Ita… more
Date: 1975/1979
Creator: Cavalli, Roberto, 1940-
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Pant ensemble

Description: Woman's two piece pantsuit of bright blue suede with printed and appliqued trim; (a)Jacket. Trimmed with printed and appliqued birds; colors of gold, purple and bronze. Birds at lower front, outer sleeve edge, and back. At back stylized sun. Styled with two piece notched collar with center front opening with one snap closure. Padded shoulders. Long, fitted sleeves with slightly uneven edge. Long, straight cut with stand pocket each side hip. Slightly curved hemline. Unlined. Labels: “Roberto Ca… more
Date: 1975/1979
Creator: Cavalli, Roberto, 1940-
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Leather ensemble

Description: Woman's two piece suit of patchwork suede and print suede. Olive green and dark brown suede; “reptile" print dark brown, olive green, and tan suede. (a)Jacket. Patchwork appearance. Styled with two piece notched collar and center front opening with two snap closure. Padded shoulders. Long full fitted sleeves. Straight, full cut with large welt pocket each side front hip. At center back, printed and appliqued design of jungle cat with foliage. Straight cut hemline with curve at front opening. Un… more
Date: 1975/1979
Creator: Cavalli, Roberto, 1940-
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Christmas-themed ensemble

Description: Red rayon and felt "Christmas theme" blouse and skirt ensemble. a) blouse of red rayon with center front button closures and short sleeves. b) skirt of red felt with holly leaf accents and sequins. Labels in back of skirt read, "A Nelly Tops/Original" and "Neiman Marcus"
Date: 1945/1955
Creator: Tops, Nelly
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Patio dress

Description: "Squaw" ensemble or patio dress of brown cotton, light brown and gold rick-rack, and gold and dark tan brocade ribbon. A) Blouse, waist-length, with wide "V" neckline edged in 9 bands of gold brocade ribbon and rick-racks. elbow-length sleeves with similar edeging at cuffs. Designer's label at center back neckline: "Jeanette's / Originals / Albuquerque, N.M." B) Matching skirt, heavily pleated with narrow pleats to waistband. Waistband and skirt of horizontal bands of brocade ribbon and ric… more
Date: 1955
Creator: Jeanette's Originals
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Leather ensemble

Description: Woman's two piece suit of black print suede. Printed with an ornate Art Deco pattern of vertical rows of small dots with minor scalloping (colors of grey); ornate border print with colors of gold, red, lavender, and blue. Trimmed at edges with gold thread. A) Jacket. Styled with standing/Mandarin collar with center front opening with seven hook & eyes closures. Curved hemline. Padded shoulders. Long, semi-full fitted sleeves with uneven sleeve edge. Slightly curved hemline with uneven front. U… more
Date: 1970/1979
Creator: Cavalli, Roberto, 1940-
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Evening dress

Description: A) Gown of pale blue/green jersey knit. Floor length, long sleeves with zippered wrists. High, rounded neckline. Neckline and cuffs with wide band of large circular silver flat sequins. Designer's label at neckline: "Norell-Tassell / New York" B) 3 inch wide belt of material matching the gown.
Date: 1972/1974
Creator: Tassell, Gusav
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Day dress

Description: Dress in shift style of black silk. Collar of white silk is folded over front neckline giving a modified cowl look. Center back opening with 7 self-covered button and bound buttonholes; closure reinforced with covered snaps. Long set-in sleeves flair slightly to wide, rolled back cuffs of white silk. Hemline trimmed with 2" band of self. Lined in black silk. Designer's label at left of back opening: "Norman Norell / New York" Retailer's label at left of back opening: "Lou Lattimore / Dallas"
Date: 1960
Creator: Norell, Norman, 1900-1972
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Tunic and pants

Description: Ensemble. A) Tunic of bright blue-green wool; floor length; partially lined in off-white wool and partly in pale blue poly; trimmed with rope-look braid at collar and set-in pockets at hips. B) Pants of off-white wool; wide leg palazzo pants. No waist band; fully lined; back zipper. Designer's label: "Nikos and Takis; All Over Greece"
Date: 1965/1975
Creator: Nikos and Takis
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Ruffled dress

Description: Dress of silver grey quiana knit. A) Dress, full-length with scoop neck with collar having an 8" ruffle edged with lace. The long sleeves are embellished with pin-tucks, bands of satin, lace and velvet ribbon, and with a 5" ruffle at cuff also edged with lace. Bodice has vertical pin-tucks, and skirt has horizontal bands of satin, ribbon, and lace. Deep ruffle at hem, edged with lace. Center front opening with 6 self-covered circular domed buttons, and with hidden snap at neck. Unlined. Desi… more
Date: 1964/1965
Creator: Sant'Angelo, Giorgio di
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Skirt suit

Description: Suit in navy wool trimmed in flat black cording. A) Jacket of navy blue wool with woven, checked pattern. Double breasted with eight black fabric covered buttons and four bound buttonholes. Notched collar. Collar and center front of jacket trimmed with black flat cording. Long sleeves with turned-back cuffs trimmed with black flat cording and two small black fabric covered buttons each with two bound buttonholes. Two pockets trimmed in matching cording. Lined in blue silk. Combined designer/… more
Date: 1960
Creator: Norell, Norman, 1900-1972
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Skirt suit

Description: Black wool suit with black button accents. A) Short black jacket with buttons surrounding collar and sleeves. No front closure, high collar, ~2 inches wide Label inside right hem: Genuine Swansdown / Paris New York / Custom Made B) Matching knee-length skirt
Date: 1945/1948
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Dinner dress

Description: A) Dinner dress of pink textured brocade in a floral motif, with scattered silver threads within the pattern. Knee-or slightly below length. Rounded neckline with bow at left side. Long sleeves. Designer's label in lower part: "Adele Simpson" Retailer's label at center back neckline: "Silver Key / Neiman-Marcus" B) Wide black satin belt with rhinestone set rectangular buckle pave set with rhinestones.
Date: 1966
Creator: Simpson, Adele
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Black dress

Description: Dress of black bouclé wool. Empire waistline. Short, puffed sleeves with black satin piping at hem; gathers reinforced at shoulders with stiff black fabric. Wide, scooped neckline with black satin piping. Knee length. Black satin belt is 1" wide, attached at sides and ties in back. Center back zipper with hook & eye. Side slit pockets. Lined in black chiffon in bodice and black silk below empire waistline with black grosgrain ribbon petersham closed with hook & eye. Combined designer/retailer l… more
Date: 1963
Creator: Norell, Norman, 1900-1972
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Wool suit

Description: Three-piece suit consisting of green wool jacket, skirt and red striped jersey blouse. A) Jacket of green twill wool. Single breasted with notched collar in red twill wool on exterior of collar extending down interior of front opening. Three self covered buttons and bound buttonholes. Mock flap pockets at sides trimmed with matching self covered buttons and red undersides. Long, set in sleeves with split opening at cuff closed with single, self covered button and bound buttonhole and lined on u… more
Date: 1943/1945
Creator: Traina-Norell
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Skirt and tunic ensemble

Description: Ensemble consisting of light brown wool tunic and skirt. a) Wool tunic. Oatmeal colored. Mid thigh length. 7 plastic buttons down the front to just past the waist. Belt attached by pieces of thread, with two matching buttons spaced two inches apart. Long sleeve. Matching buttons on each sleeve. Neiman Marcus label at center neckline. b) Matching wool skirt. Knee length. Neiman Marcus tag attached at top. Zipper located at left side. Designer label at lower right seam: Geoffrey Beene
Date: 1968
Creator: Beene, Geoffrey
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Lace dress

Description: Dress of brown silk overlaid with black lace. Brown layer is sleeveless/strapless. Lace layer with short sleeves. Center back zipper. Designer's label at inside back lower zipper: "Nathan-Strong" Retailer's label at inside side seam near hem: "Bonwit Teller"
Date: 1949
Creator: Nathan-Strong
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design
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