Mount Mary University Digital Collections

Browse Items (115 total)

  • Gold metallic damask cocktail dress; sheath silhouette; sweetheart neckline; beaded bodice; sleeveless; knee length.
  • 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.
  • Deep purple silk jacquard evening ensemble. A. Blouse; bateau neckline; puffed sleeves with interior heading; uneven hemline, pulled up and pleated at left side hip revealing left leg; lined with China silk. B. Skirt; inverted pleats at center front knee level to floor; full evening length; elastic waist; unlined.
  • Black peau de soie evening pumps; rhinestone buckle at instep; 2 inch fabric covered heel.

    Worn by Florence Eiseman.
  • B. Off-white silk half slip; pencil silhouette; elastic waistline; center back zipper closure with one hook and eye; slit up center back.

    Worn with dinner dress (Object ID #2005.13.17.a).
  • A. Navy blue and off-white silk chiffon dinner dress; jewel neckline; eight button closures down center front; shoulder pads; set-in bishop sleeves; single button at each cuff; floor length. B. Off-white silk half slip; pencil silhouette; elastic waistline; center back zipper closure with one hook and eye; slit up center back.
  • A. Green silk dress with gold and multicolored foliage design; jewel neckline; shirtwaist sleeves; knee length.

    Worn with jacket (Object ID #1998.37.b) and scarf (Object ID #1998.37.c) to form three piece ensemble.
  • A. Green silk dress with gold and multicolored foliage design; jewel neckline; shirtwaist sleeves; knee length. B. Green, brown, and yellow wool tweed jacket; fitted; mock pockets with jewel buttons; 3 button center front closure with hand-worked buttonholes; shawl collar, pointed; gold top-stitching. C. Green sheer silk scarf; fringed.
  • Fuchsia crinkled silk evening gown; strapless; bodice fabric crinkled horizontally, skirt crinkled vertically; back bodice has 2 large bows with space between; side zipper closure; lined in fuchsia satin.
  • B. Off-white silk shantung blouse; jewel neckline; sleeveless; center back zipper closure. C. Off-white slubby raw silk skirt; silk-screened with large abstract shapes in orange, maroon, blue, and green; no waistband; sewn down pleats; side zipper closure; lined in white China silk; mid-calf length.

    Worn by donor, Janet Falk.
  • A. Off-white slubby raw silk jacket; silk-screened with large abstract shapes in orange, maroon, blue, and green; jewel neckline; center front opening with no closure; elbow length set-in sleeves with turned-back cuffs; back is gathered into shoulder yoke; unlined; thigh length. B. Off-white silk shantung blouse; jewel neckline; sleeveless; center back zipper closure. C. Off-white slubby raw silk skirt; silk-screened with large abstract shapes in orange, maroon, blue, and green; no waistband; sewn down pleats; side zipper closure; lined in white China silk; mid-calf length.

    Worn by donor, Janet Falk.
  • White pleated silk evening ensemble. B. Skirt; stitched to cord at waist; side zipper closure; unlined; ankle length. C. Blouse; sleeveless. E. Belt; 2.5 inches wide; underside of tan leather. Part of a larger ensemble with blouse (Object ID #2009.11.48.a) and belt (Object ID #2009.11.48.d).

    Worn by donor, Janet Falk.
  • Turquoise silk evening bolero jacket covered with clear iridescent sequins; jewel neckline; long set-in sleeves; center front zipper closure, zipper sticks when closing; padded shoulders; unlined.

    Detail shot shows how sequins are attached.
  • Turquoise silk evening bolero jacket covered with clear iridescent sequins; jewel neckline; long set-in sleeves; center front zipper closure, zipper sticks when closing; padded shoulders; unlined.
  • Turquoise silk evening bolero jacket covered with clear iridescent sequins; jewel neckline; long set-in sleeves; center front zipper closure, zipper sticks when closing; padded shoulders; unlined.
  • A. Aqua pleated silk evening blouse; purple and peacock blue silk-screened vaguely Indian motifs outlined in white; jewel neckline with narrow tie, slit to chest; narrow set-in sleeves end in tied knot; deep center front slit from waist to hem; unlined; knee length. B. White china silk evening pants; no waistband; center back zipper closure; lined; ankle length.

    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
  • Gunmetal gray silk ensemble. A. Blouse; jewel neckline; sleeveless; vertical pleats; covered buttons down back under placket; lined in light gray taffeta; hip length. B. Skirt; straight silhouette; cut on bias; straight waistband; zipper closure; above the knee length.

    Made by Mount Mary Fashion student Donna Ricco in Sister Aloyse Hessburg's class in 1981.
  • White silk scarf; black silk patch with "Peg" in white, pin design sewn onto patch to create effect of pinning black patch in place; 21 inches x 50 inches.

    Worn by Peg Bradley.

    Scarf is too long to fit in one image.
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