Mount Mary University Digital Collections

Browse Items (111 total)

  • Purple and navy blue check wool coat; shawl collar; long straight sleeves, one button at cuffs; double-breasted; 4 button center front closure; 2 patch pockets at hipline; knee length; fully lined.
  • A. Two-tone blue and turquoise silk crepe jacket; boxy silhouette; shawl collar with turquoise underlayer at collar and front edge; straight sleeves with turquoise turned-back cuffs; unlined. B. Turquoise silk crepe skirt; dirndl style; layered, ankle length with longer blue underlayer that matches color of jacket. C. Two-tone blue and turquoise beaded braid tie belt.

    Stains on jacket on both left and right sides.
  • Navy blue wool coat dress; A-line; standing collar with one edge turned back to reveal white satin facing; 2 button with bound buttonhole mock double-breasted front; center back zipper closure; straight set-in sleeves; knee length.
  • D. White silk twill blouse with royal blue polka dots; V-neckline; surplice front closure of hook and eye with snap at waist; kimono cap sleeves; darts at waist and bust; unlined; underarm stains. Original to suit.

    Part of four piece ensemble (Object ID #2007.10.13.abcd).
  • D. White silk twill blouse with royal blue polka dots; V-neckline; surplice front closure of hook and eye with snap at waist; kimono cap sleeves; darts at waist and bust; unlined; underarm stains. Original to suit.

    Part of four piece ensemble (Object ID #2007.10.13.abcd).
  • C. White silk twill blouse with royal blue polka dots; jewel neckline; sleeveless; gathered at waist; bow on left waist; buttons down back. Label: Nicole by Margaret Newman. Not original to the suit, but similar to original blouse.

    Part of four piece ensemble (Object ID #2007.10.13.abcd).
  • A. Royal blue worsted plain weave wool suit jacket; notched collar with high stance; 3/4 length set-in sleeves; front opening; hook and eye closure under bow at waist; two single welt pockets; lined in white twill with royal blue polka dots; waist length. B. Royal blue worsted plain weave wool suit skirt; straight silhouette; straight waistband; two single welt pockets; center back vent. C. White silk twill blouse with royal blue polka dots; jewel neckline; sleeveless; gathered at waist; bow on left waist; buttons down back. Label: Nicole by Margaret Newman. Not original to the suit, but similar to original blouse. D. White silk twill blouse with royal blue polka dots; V-neckline; surplice front closure of hook and eye with snap at waist; kimono cap sleeves; darts at waist and bust; unlined; underarm stains. Original to suit.

    Worn by donor, Joan Urdan, as a going-away suit after her wedding.
  • Black plain weave linen dress with large blue dot pattern; sheath dress; bateau neckline; 9 black satin-covered disc button closure down left back side; short puffed sleeves; natural waistline; attached 3 inch black satin sash which ties at center back; short straight skirt.
  • Royal blue suede coat; Peter Pan collar; 7/8 length kimono sleeves; 4 large covered buttons at center front opening; two patch pockets on thighs; lined in black taffeta; knee length. Label missing.

    Based on the time period this was likely designed for Maurice Rentner Limited.

    Worn by the donor, Joan Urdan, who worked in the fashion industry in New York in the 1950s, 1960s, and 1970s.
  • Navy blue jersey and satin evening gown; fit and flare; mock turtleneck; long straight sleeves; jersey bodice; satin stripe skirt overprinted with roses; center back zipper closure; wrap-around skirt; accordion pleated ruffle down left side front opening and on bottom; navy blue satin attached ribbon belt with fabric rose at left side front; full length.
  • Blue and white plain weave linen day dress; V-shaped neckline; short bell sleeves; high waistline; white midriff trimmed with black buttons; skirt gathered into waistband; back kick pleat.
  • Navy blue and white plaid wool suit. C. Slacks; raised waistline; tapered legs. Worn with jacket (Object ID #1999.276.a). With the skirt (Object ID #1999.276.b) these pieces form a three piece ensemble, though not all three pieces would be worn simultaneously.
  • Navy blue and white plaid wool suit. A. Jacket; boxy; mandarin collar; 3 large navy blue buttons down front; two single welt pockets set on angle; long straight set-in sleeves; bands with one button on bottom of sleeves; back gathers into shoulder yoke; unlined. C. Slacks; raised waistline; tapered legs. With the skirt (Object ID #1999.276.b) these pieces form a three piece ensemble, though not all three pieces would be worn simultaneously.
  • Navy blue and white plaid wool suit. A. Jacket; boxy; mandarin collar; 3 large navy blue buttons down front; two single welt pockets set on angle; long straight set-in sleeves; bands with one button on bottom of sleeves; back gathers into shoulder yoke; unlined. B. Skirt; straight silhouette; raised waistline; side seam zipper closure; knee length. With the slacks (Object ID #1999.276.c) these pieces form a three piece ensemble, though not all three pieces would be worn simultaneously.
  • A. Navy blue silk chiffon cocktail dress; peignoir style; high neckline with attached, pleated tie; sheer bodice over slip-like interior camisole; straight sleeves; godet skirt with 6 accordian pleated godets set in; knee length. B. Navy blue silk chiffon covered leather belt; rhinestone buckle. Likely worn by donor, Beatrice Haggerty.
  • Navy blue suede evening pumps; suede bow edged in black patent leather at instep; 2.5 inch covered heel.

    Worn by Florence Eiseman.
  • Beige straw hat; hand-wound in circular fashion with navy blue veiling in between.

    Worn by Florence Eiseman.
  • Navy blue leather purse; rectangular; shaped flap opening; heavy gold metal chain handle threaded through leather loops at purse top; fully detailed interior; 6 inches by 8 inches.

    Belonged to Florence Eiseman.
  • C. Navy blue wool/rayon knit pants; elastic waistband; knit-in creases.

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

    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.
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