Mount Mary University Digital Collections

Two piece ensemble

Item

Title

Two piece ensemble

Description

A. Red silk taffeta evening gown with silk-screened palmetto frond design; motifs outlined in black beads on bodice; large circles on stem separated by 4 leaves on front skirt; square neckline; short sleeves; empire waistline; A-line skirt has inverted box pleat at center front, 2 pleats at back; black satin ribbon attached at waistline; center back zipper closure; internal corset; lined in red rayon. C. Black silk evening coat; brown fur cuffs; red silk taffeta lining is made of the dress fabric; no closures; label: "Rosalie Macrini"; mid-calf length.

Goes with stole (Object ID #2003.03.11.b) to form three piece set.

Worn by donor Aileen Ryan. The fabric was designed by Sister Mary Remy Revor based on a historic Milwaukee design. The ensemble was created on designer Rosalie Macrini's receipt of an award from Mount Mary College in the mid-1960s.

This ensemble was the first official donation to Mount Mary's Historic Costume Collection (now the Fashion Archive).

Relation

Detail of inside of coat (Object ID #2003.03.11.c)
Dress (Object ID #2003.03.11.a)
Detail of interior bodice (Object ID #2003.03.11.a)
Stole (Object ID #2003.03.11.b)

Creator

Macrini, Rosalie
Sister Remy Revor

Date

1964-1975

Source

Aileen Ryan

Identifier

Object ID #2003.03.11.ac
https://digitalcollections.mtmary.edu/files/original/859ba54870a8a3e6a73e7ed54b22a552.jpg

Rights

https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/4.0/

Subject

Clothing and dress

Type

Still Image

Format

360 View

Citation

Macrini, Rosalie and Sister Remy Revor, “Two piece ensemble,” Mount Mary University Digital Collections, accessed July 19, 2024, https://digitalcollections.mtmary.edu/items/show/2552.