Mount Mary University Digital Collections

Browse Items (50 total)

  • Ivory crepe gown; jewel neckline; long set-in sleeves; seam across chest; U-shaped pieces at neck and hem of skirt front; back zipper closure; lined in white acetate; couture techniques.

    Made by an unknown student in Sister Aloyse Hessburg's class.
  • B. Ivory wool jersey overblouse; bias cut; cowl neckline, high; five silver button/bound buttonhole center back closure. C. Gray wool double cloth A-line skirt; grosgrain waistband.

    Worn with coat (Object ID #1997.272.A) to form three piece ensemble.
  • A. Gray wool double cloth coat; Princess style; notched collar of ivory double cloth; one button center front closure; seams worked so that thin strip of ivory shows through; straight sleeves; flared skirt; knee length. B. Ivory wool jersey overblouse; bias cut; cowl neckline, high; five silver button/bound buttonhole center back closure. C. Gray wool double cloth A-line skirt; grosgrain waistband.
  • Ivory wool A-line coat; collarless with yoke extension forming neck tie; one-piece sleeve with shoulder dart to shape; front yoke cut in one with sleeve; concealed front button closure; two diagonal welt pockets at front hip; fully lined with silk crepe.
  • A. Ivory wool crepe dress; A-line; deep V-neckline; four main dress pieces are all bias cut; long tight sleeves with zippers at wrists; fully lined. B. Beige chiffon dickey with hand-applied gold sequins.
  • Ivory satin evening gown; design of cut velvet flowers; sleeveless; mandarin collar. Performance evening gown worn by Hildegarde.
  • Ivory wool jacket; tunic length; short sleeves; princess seaming; hidden 4 button front closure; unusual front pockets with center opening as part of princess seaming; triple top-stitched trim in numerous locations.

    Worn by Florence Eiseman.
  • Ivory wool jacket; tunic length; short sleeves; princess seaming; hidden 4 button front closure; unusual front pockets with center opening as part of princess seaming; triple top-stitched trim in numerous locations.

    Worn by Florence Eiseman.
  • Ivory wool jacket; tunic length; short sleeves; princess seaming; hidden 4 button front closure; unusual front pockets with center opening as part of princess seaming; triple top-stitched trim in numerous locations.

    Worn by Florence Eiseman.
  • Ivory wool theater coat; shawl collar; two large button and loop closures at center front; long sleeves, gathered at shoulders; lace and soutache trim at sleeve hems; soutache trim on collar and along princess seams at front and back; satin lining; mid-calf length. Part of a theater suit with dress (Object ID #2022.05.01.a).

    This suit is an exact reproduction of a 1908 theater suit in the collection of the Wisconsin State Historical Society. The donor made this replica as her senior project in Fashion Design at Mount Mary College in 1974.
  • Ivory wool dress; sweetheart neckline; ivory tulle illusion panel with lace detailing covers bosom to standing collar; similar illusion panel at back; center back hook and eye closures; short wool sleeves, gathered at shoulders; long tulle undersleeves with lace detailing; full length skirt; soutache braid trim all over bodice and down center front and back of skirt; slightly trained; cotton lining. Part of a theater suit with coat (Object ID #2022.05.01.b).

    This suit is an exact reproduction of a 1908 theater suit in the collection of the Wisconsin State Historical Society. The donor made this replica as her senior project in Fashion Design at Mount Mary College in 1974.
  • Ivory floral print silk dress; print is sprays of pink cut panne velvet flowers; open notched collar; 3/4 length cuffed sleeves; cummerbund waistline; very full skirt with tiny pleats at waistline. This item was created by Norman Norell for Traina-Norell fashion house.
  • Ivory organza cape; 5 tiered; short; Peter Pan collar; 5 black jet faceted button and hand-worked buttonhole double-breasted center front closure.

    In this image, the cape is styled over a black silk crinkle chiffon evening dress, Object ID #1997.416. This item was created by Norman Norell for Traina-Norell fashion house.
  • B. Ivory batiste tailored blouse; double Pan collar with bias binding; balloon sleeves, very full with 5 pearl button/hand-worked buttonhole closures at cuffs.

    Worn with jumper (Object ID #1997.438.a) and belt (Object ID #1997.438.c) to form three piece ensemble. This item was created by Norman Norell for Traina-Norell fashion house.
  • A. Gray wool flannel A-line jumper; jewel neckline; 4 covered button/bound buttonhole closures at each shoulder seam; sleeveless; cut on bias; straight skirt; mid-calf length. B. Ivory batiste tailored blouse; double Pan collar with bias binding; balloon sleeves, very full with 5 pearl button/hand-worked buttonhole closures at cuffs. C. Gray wool flannel tie belt; 1.5 inches wide. This item was created by Norman Norell for Traina-Norell fashion house.
  • A. Ivory silk crepe tailored blouse; shirt collar; 4 button (missing)/hand-worked buttonhole center front closure; vertical tucks; straight sleeves with French cuffs. B. Black silk crepe skirt; knife pleats; 2 inch wide waistband; full length; silk crepe lining. C. Black satin-covered belt; 3 inches wide. D. Black satin neck bow.
  • Ivory silk shantung and wool underdress; camisole silk bodice attached to wool skirt; skirt is knife-pleated; knee length.

    Worn with overblouse (Object ID #1993.09.a) to form two piece ensemble.
  • A. Ivory silk shantung overblouse; bateau neckline; ball and loop button closure over each shoulder; sleeveless; 2 single welt pockets; hip length. B. Ivory silk shantung and wool underdress; camisole silk bodice attached to wool skirt; skirt is knife-pleated; knee length.
  • Ivory silk and black matelasse underdress; ivory silk bodice, camisole style, which suspends black matelasse skirt; straight skirt; knee length.

    Worn with jacket (Object ID #1995.135.b) to form two piece ensemble.
  • A. Ivory silk and black matelasse underdress; ivory silk bodice, camisole style, which suspends black matelasse skirt; straight skirt; knee length. B. Black matelasse boxy jacket; chelsea collar, double-breasted; 8 domed black lacquer buttons/bound buttonhole closure at center front; 2 single welt pockets set into princess seaming; straight sleeves.
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