Mount Mary University Digital Collections

Browse Items (61 total)

  • A. Black and white cotton dress; princess style; short sleeves with black bias binding; jewel neckline bound in black; asymmetrical mock closure at left shoulder; five covered buttons and bow at closure. B. Black leather belt; 3 inches wide.
  • Black and white pinstriped cotton suit. C. Vest; reverse fabric from rest of suit; 3 button center front closure. Worn with blazer jacket (Object ID #1999.81.a) and skirt (Object ID #1999.81.b) to form three piece ensemble.
  • Black and white pinstriped cotton suit. A. Blazer jacket; notched collar with reversed fabric on lower lapel; 2 button center front closure; straight sleeves; 2 double welt pockets with reverse fabric at hipline. B. Straight skirt; high-rise waistline; knee length. C. Vest; reverse fabric from rest of suit; 3 button center front closure.
  • Navy blue cotton knit blouse; elongated shirt collar; patch pockets at bust; long sleeves with one button cuffs.

    Worn by Florence Eiseman.
  • Detail of fabric of white cotton mini dress with sliced sleeves.
  • White cotton mini dress with sliced sleeves.
  • Pink, white, and black horizontally striped cotton dress; rolled collar; short kimono sleeves with gussets; bust darts; cuffs edged with black satin; appliquéd vertical black stripes on bodice front; one black plastic button closure; very full skirt; knife pleats at waist.
  • Pink, white, and black horizontally striped cotton dress; rolled collar; short kimono sleeves with gussets; bust darts; cuffs edged with black satin; appliquéd vertical black stripes on bodice front; one black plastic button closure; very full skirt; knife pleats at waist.
  • Light blue slubbed cotton halter top; two French darts; hook and eye closure with crocheted button and loop closure at waistline; button and loop closure at neckline; white cotton inner lining.

    This item is a copy of a Claire McCardell item.
  • Black ribbed cotton piqué coat; very full, long kimono sleeves; inset pockets; tan silk faille tuxedo collar and cuffs.
  • A. Blue floral print cotton dress; fabric pattern of abstracted white and yellow flowers and a floating man playing a green violin; jewel neckline; short kimono sleeves; fitted bodice; side zipper closure; full skirt has been shortened, hem is now released; it is likely the dress was originally mid-calf length and has been shortened to knee length. B. Blue floral print cotton belt; fabric pattern of abstracted white and yellow flowers; 5/8 inches wide; covered buckle.

    Fabric designed by Marc Chagall. Worn as a "going away" dress on May 5, 1956 for wedding at St. Sebastian's church.
  • Blue-green cotton A-line dress; printed fabric with a dark green tassel motif; princess seams; collarless; open at center front overlap; 3/4 length kimono sleeves; ruched fabric under empire line; left side zipper closure.
  • Reddish brown plain weave cotton dress; deep V-neckline; shawl collar; empire waistline; mid-calf length; elbow length kimono sleeves; French darts; flare skirt; waist dips to deep V in back. Donor let down hem.

    Purchased and worn by the donor, Nancy Smart, to wear to her engagement parties in 1948.
  • Red cotton dirndl style skirt; blue, yellow, and green border print; button and tie closure.

    Worn by Lynn Fontanne. Purchased at the auction of Lynn Fontanne's estate using funds from Mount Mary alumnae.
  • White cotton beach dress with orange silk-screened print.

    Worn by Lynn Fontanne. Purchased at the auction of Lynn Fontanne's estate using funds from Mount Mary alumnae.
  • A. White cotton sheath dress with gold carnation print; scoop neckline; sleeveless. B. White cotton jacket with gold carnation print; one button at neck; long sleeves; hip length.

    Worn by Lynn Fontanne. Purchased at the auction of Lynn Fontanne's estate using funds from Mount Mary alumnae.
  • A. White cotton sheath dress with gold carnation print; scoop neckline; sleeveless. Worn with jacket (Object ID #1983.238.b) to form two piece ensemble.

    Worn by Lynn Fontanne. Purchased at the auction of Lynn Fontanne's estate using funds from Mount Mary alumnae.
  • A. White cotton sheath dress with gold carnation print; scoop neckline; sleeveless. B. White cotton jacket with gold carnation print; one button at neck; long sleeves; hip length.

    Worn by Lynn Fontanne. Purchased at the auction of Lynn Fontanne's estate using funds from Mount Mary alumnae.
  • Child's white cotton/polyester blend terrycloth cover-up; wrap-style; hooded; pink and white striped piping around all edges; appliqué of 4 petaled pink flower with green leaf at upper right front; small interior ties on right side, exterior ties at left. Possibly from the Spring 1987 collection, since the colors and motifs are similar to Object ID #2022.04.23.a and Object ID #2022.04.23.b.
  • Child's blue and white striped seersucker right shoe; rounded toe; white laces; hard sole; yellow and white striped toe. Worn with sunsuit (Object ID #2022.04.25.a) and hat (Object ID #2022.04.25.b). Likely there is only one shoe because this outfit was kept by the company as a sample.
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