Mount Mary University Digital Collections

Browse Items (146 total)

  • A. Red chiffon gown with black polka dots; gathered scoop neckline; no waist shaping; long sleeves; ankle length; dress is lined, sleeves are sheer; zipper closure in back lining; snaps at back in chiffon; dress is smocked onto binding at neckline. Missing belt.
  • Red silk one-piece dress; A-line; round neckline with 3.5 inch slit at center front, trimmed with 4 self-fabric bows; inverted pleat at center front, beginning at waistline; inset extending from bust point underarm to back; hand-picked zipper closure; long sleeves.
  • Dark red four ply silk crepe evening gown; columnar silhouette; bateau neckline; thin straps; knot bow at back; bias cut in back; two bound buttonholes worked on the grain; floor length. Bill Blass for Maurice Rentner.

    The lower part of the gown has water stains on it.
  • Red wool crepe shift dress; rolled collar with attached tie; rectangular silver grommet openings threaded with self-fabric bias tubes down center front and sleeve seams; straight sleeves; A-line skirt; knee length; underlined.
  • Red felt pillbox hat; rolled brim; no detail.

    Worn by Florence Eiseman.
  • A. Navy blue, red, and white wool/rayon knit cardigan sweater; diamond and stripe pattern; gold lion head buttons. B. Navy blue wool/rayon knit skirt; elastic waistband; knit-in godets.

    The third piece of this ensemble is a pair of pants (Object ID #1988.143.c) that can be worn with the sweater; the three pieces are not intended to be worn simultaneously.

    Worn by Florence Eiseman.
  • A. Red, black, and white plaid wool jumpsuit; roll collar; three button front placket; patch pocket with button flaps. B. Black leather belt; molded chrome sides connected by leather; black leather front and buckle.
  • Red wool bouclé dress; bateau neckline; sleeveless; princess seams; knee length; lined in red silk; zipper closure in left back princess seam; hook and eye closures on left shoulder.
  • Red wool bouclé dress; bateau neckline; sleeveless; princess seams; knee length; lined in red silk; zipper closure in left back princess seam; hook and eye closures on left shoulder.
  • B. Red silk crepe blouse; high turned-down collar; center back zipper closure; long set-in sleeves with zippers at wrists; organza shoulder pads; hip length. C. Red, dark green, beige, and dark blue challis skirt with leaf print; narrow waistband; side zipper closure; side slit at knee; lined in black silk; knee length; no label.

    Worn with jacket (Object ID #2009.11.50.a) to form three piece ensemble.

    Worn by donor, Janet Falk
  • A. Quilted raspberry red silk jacket; jewel neckline; center front opening with no closures; center section is longer than sides; long set-in sleeves; no facings, just silk bindings; unlined. B. Red silk crepe blouse; high turned-down collar; center back zipper closure; long set-in sleeves with zippers at wrists; organza shoulder pads; hip length. C. Red, dark green, beige, and dark blue challis skirt with leaf print; narrow waistband; side zipper closure; side slit at knee; lined in black silk; knee length; no label.

    Worn by donor, Janet Falk
  • Bright red silk jersey evening ruana; unfinished; first steps in finishing front edges have been started.

    This ruana was used by Sister Aloyse Hessburg and Charles Kleibacker for their couture class.
  • Red wool crepe day dress; jewel neckline; cap kimono sleeves; horizontal seam across bustline; curved seam at center front to sides; skirt gathered into curved seam over side front hip; center back zipper closure; skirt gathered at center back; knee length; couture techniques; many small holes throughout.

    This dress was used by Sister Aloyse Hessburg and Charles Kleibacker for their couture class.
  • Red orange wool flannel shorts; white top-stitching; wide, deep central front inverted pleat, two additional frontal pleats and two back pleats; slant pockets lined with orange nylon; open slit on right side of shorts; basting threads around lower cuffs.
  • Red orange silk satin scarf; navy blue and white trim; 16 inches x 56 inches; large peasant style floral printed design in navy blue and white.

    Worn by Peg Bradley.

    Scarf is too long to fit in one image.
  • Multicolored double knit dress; pieced sections - red section at right front shoulder, dark green on right, dark purple lower skirt; jewel neckline; sleeveless; straight shift silhouette; center back zipper closure; lined; knee length.

    Worn by Peg Bradley. This dress is from Yves Saint Laurent's Pop Collection of 1965-66 and is featured in the Metropolitan Museum of Art's catalog of the exhibition of his work. It is identified as his "Poliakoff" dress, inspired by the paintings of Serge Poliakoff.
  • Red and gray plaid wool skirt; natural waistline; elastic waistband; cut on grain at front; back and sides cut on bias, lining up at center back; center back seam; front panel with side kick pleats; tricot knit lining; ankle length.

    Worn by Peg Bradley.
  • B. Rust colored wool melton suit skirt; A-line; regular waistband; single welt slash pockets; two hook and eye closures on side with zipper closure. C. Deep orange silk faille blouse (untucked); turtleneck collar; three hook and eye closures in front; long sleeves; bias cut; side zipper closure.

    Worn with suit jacket (Object ID #2004.17.15.a) to form three piece ensemble.
  • A. Rust colored wool melton suit jacket; jewel collar; single-breasted with 5 gold dome buttons; single welt slash pockets; one-piece set-in sleeves without cuffs; top-stitching around neck, front closure, and armscye; taffeta lined. B. Rust colored wool melton suit skirt; A-line; regular waistband; single welt slash pockets; two hook and eye closures on side with zipper closure. C. Deep orange silk faille blouse; turtleneck collar; three hook and eye closures in front; long sleeves; bias cut; side zipper closure.
  • A. Ocher slubbed rayon tunic; collarless; sleeveless; red piping; two frontal slit pockets; single hook and eye closure at back top. B. Red slubbed rayon A-line skirt; banded skirt top; two frontal darts, two back darts, and two back pleats with seam at center; left side zipper closure and set of hook and eye closures; midi length.
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