Mount Mary University Digital Collections

Browse Items (115 total)

  • 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.
  • White silk striped blouse; sleeves gathered at shoulder; two buttons on cuffs; collar cut on bias; drapes and buttons down left side of neck and shoulder; pleats at center front. Stain on right sleeve.
  • B. Skirt; straight silhouette; darts on self belt with 4 inch slit for freedom in movement on either side. C. Shaded teal, white, and black silk print shell overblouse; jewel neckline; sleeveless; center back zipper; lined in teal silk. Worn with jacket (Object ID #2004.03.367.A) to form three piece suit.
  • Beige with black print silk crepe ensemble. A. Blouse; loose-fitting, tucks into skirt; high neckline with binding, tied at center front; 5 inch front neckline opening; bishop sleeves with 1 inch cuffs; shirttail bottom. B. Straight skirt with black print; back zipper closure; gathered onto waistband; unpressed pleats in front; lined; knee length.

    Worn with scarf (Object ID #2000.444.c) to form three piece ensemble.
  • 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.
  • 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.

    Worn with jacket (Object ID #1996.272.a) to form three piece ensemble.
  • B. Underdress; dark red and black striped wool straight skirt; attached to black silk bodice; sleeveless; nineteen inch long black zipper closure; attached petticoat. C. Dark red wool blouse; rounded neckline front and back; cap sleeves and godets; eighteen inch long hand-overcast center back zipper; slightly fitted with tucks; black silk underlining. Worn with jacket, Object ID #2004.03.136.A to form three piece suit.
  • Black silk ottoman bolero jacket; jewel neckline with hook and eye closure, slightly asymmetrical center front with hook and eye closure, dolman sleeves, bracelet length. Cut from one piece of cloth; only seams are underarm, shoulder dart, and vertical bust dart. Completely hand overcast; facings are double overcast. Worn by Valentina.
  • 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. Pink, green, yellow, and white vertical striped worsted wool/silk blend coat; double-breasted; convertible collar is an unusual turned tube; 10 flat pearl buttons edged with gold double-breasted center front closure; bishop sleeves with cuffs; 2 hand-attached patch pockets at hipline; A-line skirt; knee length; lined with china silk. B. Matching belt.
  • Gold metallic damask cocktail dress; sheath silhouette; sweetheart neckline; beaded bodice; sleeveless; knee length.
  • A. Black silk organza and lace cocktail dress; sweetheart neckline; sleeveless; contour darts at waist; center back zipper closure; lace at bodice center front over shoulders to waist to mid-skirt; organza horizontally tucked to mid-skirt, untucked below lace at mid-skirt; lined in tan ninon; ballerina length. B. Beige silk taffeta slip; spaghetti straps; boned; center back zipper closure; ballerina length.
  • Navy blue silk shirtwaist-style dress; dropped yoke; large white pearl button closure; straight sleeves with cuffs; gathered skirt with 30 rows of machine gathering over hips; mid-calf length. In fair condition. This item was created by Norman Norell for Traina-Norell fashion house.
  • Ivory silk twill fit and flare dress; natural waistline; large ruffled collar continues down to waistline; long straight sleeves with cuffs; double belt criss-crosses at center front and secures in back with covered snaps; gathered skirt; mid-calf length; underlined with silk organiza.
  • Beige with brown spatter print silk ensemble. A. Fit and flare dress; normal waist, halter neckline, center back nylon zipper. Halter has a front slit with a reverse, skirt is gathered. Unlined, knee length. E. Belt latches in back with hook and eyes and snap closure. Small, flat bow. Used for Valentina's famous "Quick change" routine.

    Goes with coat (Object ID #1995.382.B), jacket (Object ID #1995.382.C), and wrap (Object ID #1995.382.D) to form five piece ensemble.
  • Beige silk camisole; V-neckline; lingerie straps; intricate stitching around bust; center back zipper. Worn with dress (Object ID #2004.03.325.A).
  • A. Light pink silk chiffon evening gown; fit and flare; natural waistline; two belt loops; halter neckline with attached bias scarf; sleeveless; very full gathered skirt; full evening length. B. Light pink silk underdress; fit and flare skirt; strapless; camisole bodice; full evening length. This evening gown could be styled many ways. This item was created by Norman Norell for Traina-Norell fashion house.
  • Beige with brown spatter print silk ensemble. A. Fit and flare dress; normal waist, halter neckline, center back nylon zipper. Halter has a front slit with a reverse, skirt is gathered. Unlined, knee length. D. Wrap, single piece of fabric. E. Belt latches in back with hook and eyes and snap closure. Small, flat bow. Used for Valentina's famous "Quick change" routine.

    Goes with coat (Object ID #1995.382.B) and jacket (Object ID #1995.382.C) to form five piece ensemble.
  • Beige with brown spatter print silk ensemble. A. Fit and flare dress; normal waist, halter neckline, center back nylon zipper. Halter has a front slit with a reverse, skirt is gathered. Unlined, knee length. E. Belt latches in back with hook and eyes and snap closure. Small, flat bow. Used for Valentina's famous "Quick change" routine.

    Goes with coat (Object ID #1995.382.B), jacket (Object ID #1995.382.C), and wrap (Object ID #1995.382.D) to form five piece ensemble.
  • Ivory silk twill fit and flare dress; natural waistline; large ruffled collar continues down to waistline; long straight sleeves with cuffs; double belt criss-crosses at center front and secures in back with covered snaps; gathered skirt; mid-calf length; underlined with silk organiza.
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