Mount Mary University Digital Collections

Browse Items (50 total)

  • Ivory faille wedding gown; neck yoke buttoned with covered ball and loops at front; no waist definition; large sleeves with wide cuffs with covered ball and loops; trained; couture techniques.
  • B. Black wool underdress; ivory china silk camisole bodice attached to black wool accordion pleated skirt; knee length.

    Worn with vest (Object ID #1993.198.a) to form two piece ensemble.
  • B. Black wool underdress; ivory china silk camisole bodice attached to black wool accordion pleated skirt; knee length.

    Worn with vest (Object ID #1993.198.a) to form two piece ensemble.
  • 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.
  • 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 navy blue wool melton underdress; silk camisole top and wool skirt; nine pin tucks at each side front hip; zipper closures at center back and left side.

    Worn with jacket (Object ID #1987.106.b) 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.
  • 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.
  • A. Black wool vest; V-shaped neckline; sleevelesss; hip length with low-slung fabric belt through carriers; 2 horizontal single welt pockets. B. Black wool underdress; ivory china silk camisole bodice attached to black wool accordion pleated skirt; knee length.
  • A. Ivory silk and navy blue wool melton underdress; silk camisole top and wool skirt; nine pin tucks at each side front hip; zipper closures at center back and left side. B. Navy blue wool melton jacket; double-breasted; Peter Pan collar; 4 bound buttonhole closure; princess seaming from shoulder; welted pockets at side front waist.
  • B. Gray wool dirndl skirt; 2.5 inch wide waistband; knee length. C. Ivory crepe blouse; standing collar; sleeveless.

    Worn with coat (Object ID #1995.131.a) and belt (Object ID #1995.131.d).
  • A. Ivory silk shantung suit jacket; cardigan style; notched collar of red and ivory check; long straight sleeves; 2 single welt pockets. B. Red and ivory check bias blouse; roll collar of ivory bias silk; sleeveless; side zipper closure. C. Ivory silk shantung suit skirt; inverted pleats; hung on silk camisole top; knee length.
  • A. Black brushed silk overdress; 3/4 length sleeves; ivory organza cuffs; empire bodice; open at back with deep V; black satin bow with streamers; uneven hemline; small hole in front skirt. B. Black brushed silk underdress; back is brushed silk, front is taffeta; sleeveless taffeta bodice. C. Ivory organza blouse; worn backwards to fill in "V" of overdress; ruffled neckline and sleeve cuffs; snap and hook and eye closures. Ensemble was worn with cape (Object ID #1983.212).

    Worn by Lynn Fontanne. Made by Lynn Fontanne using a Jacques Griffe Vogue pattern, which she reworked to give the overdress a deep V back. The ensemble was originally worn with a white ruffled dickey. Donor was the niece of Lynn Fontanne and Alfred Lunt
  • 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. 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.
  • C. Ivory silk shantung suit skirt; inverted pleats; hung on silk camisole top; knee length.

    Worn with jacket (Object ID #1996.272.a) and blouse (Object ID #1996.272.b) to form three piece ensemble.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Black and ivory plisse evening gown; fit and flare; v-shaped neckline; bishop sleeves, cut on the bias, elastic cuff; natural waistline; center back zipper closure; bodice cut on the bias; gathered skirt; full length; missing belt. Bill Blass for Maurice Rentner.
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