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[Portrait of Lorraine Miller]

Description: Photograph of Lorraine Miller, an actress and dancer. This portrait of Lorraine Miller is mounted on board with the inscription on back: inscription on back: Lorraine Miller Diamond Horseshoe Tripp N.Y.C. In 1945 she was a dancer at Billy Rose's Diamond Horseshoe, where the 1945 film Diamond Horseshoe was filmed.
Date: 1945
Creator: Tripp, Clarence A.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Portrait of Lorraine Miller]

Description: Photograph of Lorraine Miller, an actress and dancer. This portrait of Lorraine Miller is mounted on board with the inscription on back: inscription on back: Lorraine Miller Diamond Horseshoe Tripp N.Y.C. In 1945 she was a dancer at Billy Rose's Diamond Horseshoe, where the 1945 film Diamond Horseshoe was filmed.
Date: 1945
Creator: Tripp, Clarence A.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

Crepe dress

Description: Dress of black crepe with wide band at waist of orange crepe, and orange crepe bands at wide armholes; long, tapered, batwing style sleeves with shoulder pads; round neckline with pointed collar and slit opening at center-front that closes at top with hook and eye; box pleats below orange band on front of skirt; unlined.
Date: Autumn 1945
Creator: Carnegie, Hattie
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

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

Two-piece dress

Description: Skirt suit of navy blue wool. A) Skirt. Street-length flared skirt of 10 gores, with narrow waistband, left side zipper with two hook-and-eyes in waistband. Lined in navy blue silk. B) Jacket. Cropped, fitted jacket with v-neckline and center-front opening with 5 self-covered circular buttons with bound buttonholes and two hidden snaps. Long sleeves, each with two self-covered buttons and bound buttonholes, and two hidden snaps. Lined in navy blue silk, and with internal shoulder pads. Combin… more
Date: 1945
Creator: Norell, Norman, 1900-1972
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Grey skirt suit

Description: Gray wool pique suit with coral tie. a) Jacket of self with notched collar. Semi-double breasted with five small grey plastic buttons in a triangle formation with the 5th button at the bottom. 2" diagonal bands at each side. Long sleeves with 3" slit at wrists. Lined in coral satin. 21" long and 1" wide coral satin tie at inside back neck. Designer Label: "Irene / exclusively for / Neiman Marcus / Dallas" b) Long skirt of self. 1 1/4" waistband. 8" zipper and a hook-and-eye enclosure at right… more
Date: 1945/1955
Creator: Irene
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Brown skirt suit

Description: Woman's suit of chocolate brown silk shantung. A) Fitted jacket. Single breasted with notched collar. Long set-in sleeves have 3" slit at hem with extended faux opening having three brown buttons and bound buttonholes. Center front closure of seven brown buttons and bound buttonholes. Faux flap pockets at sides. Lined in ivory crepe. Designer/retailer's label at center back neckline: "Irene / Exclusively for / Neiman-Marcus / Dallas" B) Skirt; slightly A-lined. Left side zipper closure with … more
Date: 1945/1955
Creator: Irene
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Riding ensemble

Description: Beige/khaki. silk and wool. western-style riding ensemble. (a.) Top: fitted. western-style beige silk shirt with stylized front and back yokes. Moderate V-neckline with spread collar and notched lapels. Full-length set-in sleeves that pleat into narrow cuffs. The cuffs are secured with two medium size and one small snap. The placket opening is accented with an appliqued. stylized. half fleur-de-lys. Centerfront placket opening secured with four medium size snaps. Curved shirt tail hem that arc… more
Date: 1945/1955
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Pink shorts

Description: Shorts of pink cotton corduroy. Short cuffed legs. Wide waistband fastens in back with pink plastic button on waistband and zipper. Small slit watch pocket on right front at waistband. Unlined. Maker's label at back left (illegible): "Port Stuff / by Wolfs"
Date: 1945/1949
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Leather shoes

Description: Tan suede shoe with leather inserts at throat and around back, rounded toe, moderate rounded throat, Mary Jane-style ankle straps, button closure, stacked moderate walking heel Measurements: L: 26 cm W: 7.5 cm H: 13.5 cm Heel: 6.3 cm, (2 1/2 in.) Markings: Right- "Narro /Rest / Heel / Trade mark reg."
Date: 1945/1955
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Velvet mules

Description: Black velvet mule with gold braid trim at throat, rounded toe box, high throat, lined in light pink silk faille, gold-toned leather insoles, low kitten heels. Measurements: L: 27 cm. W: 9.1 cm. H: 4.3 cm. Heel: 3.8 cm, 1.5 inches Markings L&R: "Gaymode / Sanatized"
Date: 1945/1965
Creator: Gaymode
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Dress

Description: Ensemble of black rayon/ cotton and tropical print of green. red. yellow. and purple rayon/ cotton. A) Sun dress has narrow straps. black bodice. slightly gathered skirt is black in front. print in back B) Overblouse of print has short kimono sleeves. backless black cummerbund waist with 4 covered round buttons Designer Label: Pat Premo / Fashion / A Wesley Simpson / Custom Fabric
Date: 1945/1949
Creator: Premo, Pat
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Canvas pumps

Description: Pair of off-white sling back pumps of canvas with open toe and small platform. Full label: "Palter De Liso Inc. / New York City / Neiman Marcus Co. / Dallas / Fenwyn Trade Mark Reg'd. / Capri Last" L: 21 cm W: 7.5 cm H: 13 cm Heel: 8 cm / 3 1/8 in. Left Shoe: Palter DeLiso / Capri / Last / Palter DeLiso Inc / New York City Right Shoe: Palter DeLiso / Capri / Last / Neiman Marcus Co. Dallas / Fenwyn / Trademark REG'D
Date: 1945/1955
Creator: DeLiso, Palter
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Leather shoe

Description: Single pump of brown and white suede. Designed as a sling-back spectator pump, the shoe has a 1/4" high brown leather platform and a rounded open toe. The toe box is of brown suede, and is decorated with scrolling lines of perforations, and has a border of perforations. The rest of the upper is of white suede, with an upper border of perforations, is cut-away a the heel, and has a single strap that goes around back of heel and secures with a and a small buckle. The 3 3/4" high heel is covered i… more
Date: 1945/1955
Creator: DeLiso, Palter
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Dressing gown

Description: Dressing gown or robe of purple-red or maroon machine-made lace with floral design. Small round collar in tow pieces that overlap at center back. Center front closure of three loops and one remaining self-covered button. Full-length. Half- length dolman sleeves. Light pink tricot lining. Designer's label at center back neckline: "Odette Barsa / Original"
Date: 1945/1955
Creator: Barsa, Odette
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Alligator pumps

Description: Green-brown or olive alligator pump with button at side. Spike heel, pointed toe. Measurements: L: 25 cm W: 7.4 cm H: 14 cm Heel: 8 cm, (3 in.) Markings: Right- "Balmain / Paris Mexico"
Date: 1945/1955
Creator: Balmain, Pierre
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Alligator Pumps

Description: Light brown alligator pump with button at side, spike heel, pointed toe. Measurements: L: 25 cm W: 7.2 cm H: 14 cm Heel: 8 cm, (3 in.) markings: Right- "Balmain / Paris Mexico"
Date: 1945/1955
Creator: Balmain, Pierre
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design
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