Mount Mary University Digital Collections

Browse Items (102 total)

  • Brown leather box style bag; double leather handles; brass clasp.

    Belonged to Lynn Fontanne. Donor was the niece of Lynn Fontanne and Alfred Lunt.
  • Brown suede pumps; gold buckle.

    Worn by Lynn Fontanne. Donor was the niece of Lynn Fontanne and Alfred Lunt.
  • A. Brown basketweave wool suit jacket; fitted; flip tie collar; two button closure; long sleeves; flap pockets at hip. B. Brown basketweave wool suit skirt; dirndl type; large inverted pleat at center front, overlaps pockets beneath.

    Worn by Lynn Fontanne. The donor was Lynn Fontanne's niece.
  • A. Brown silk surah blouse with beige dot print; long dolman sleeves; covered buttons down center front and on cuffs. B. Brown silk surah skirt with beige dot print; gored; fully lined.

    Worn by Lynn Fontanne. Purchased at the auction of Lynn Fontanne's estate using funds from Mount Mary alumnae.
  • Brown silk chiffon sequined cocktail dress; sheath style; standing collar; natural waistline with attached sequin belt with bow at left side front; straight sleeves with zippers at hems; knee length; china silk lining; section of bead loss at lower right skirt; "Mermaid" gown.
  • Heavy brown textured wool suit. A. Jacket; collared; two large brown tortoiseshell buttons at front neck; drop bodice in front and back creating volume of fabric; drop sleeves; 7/8 length. B. Skirt; silk lining. This item was created by Norman Norell for Traina-Norell fashion house.
  • Brown heavy plain weave linen ensemble. A. Day dress; shirtwaist style; 9 gold-trimmed pearl button/bound buttonhole closures down front; wing collar; long bishop sleeves with cuffs and two matching buttons; two patch pockets at hip. B. Sash.
  • Brown plain weave linen shift dress; Peter Pan collar; dolman sleeves; 11 ivory dome-topped buttons and bound buttonholes at center front closure; 2 inch wide bias self-fabric tie belt attached at waistline; 2 patch pockets at hipline; knee length.
  • A. Brown wool double knit shift dress; double-breasted with 5 working brown buttons closure; short sleeves with gussets; wrap-around side seams; 2 large patch pockets at hipline; knee length. B. Brown wool double knit tie belt; 3/4 inches wide.
  • A. Brown wool smock; yoke; 3/4 length raglan sleeves with gussets; gathered over-bust; 2 patch pockets; 5 brown plastic button center back closure. B. Brown wool straight skirt; knee length; top is china silk, rest is brown wool where skirt shows below smock. This item was created by Norman Norell for Traina-Norell fashion house.
  • Brown and white wool tweed cape; large, rounded notched collar; three button closure; slits on princess line for arms; lined in brown silk; mid-calf length. Worn with jacket (Object ID #2009.11.34.a) and skirt (Object ID #2009.11.34.b).

    Worn by donor, Janet Falk.
  • Brown and white wool tweed suit. A. Jacket; no collar; v-neckline; three button closure; long set-in sleeves with one button; contour darts; lined in brown silk; hip length. B. Skirt; wide straight waistband; A-line; center back zipper closure; lined in black silk; "Front" label inside.

    Worn by donor, Janet Falk.
  • Brown vicunna A-line coat; convertible collar; front and back yoke; 4 button center front closure; vertical darts with single welt pockets at hip; bracelet length sleeves; knee length; silk taffeta lining.
  • Brown, silver, and gold metallic floral brocade coat; princess line in front; inset slash pockets; sable fur trim down center front, at cuffs and mandarin style collar, and at bottom of coat; hook closures; attached self-fabric belt.
  • Detail of brown crepe dress to show double bodice in back.
  • Multicolored wool sweater coat in shades of purple, pink, and brown; inside is solid pink; jewel collar with thin pink ribbon inside; single snap closure; shoulder pads; shoulder roll for added shape; long sleeves; flared bottom; calf length.

    The donor bought the coat from creator Virginia Halaska, Mount Mary College class of 1952.
  • Brown crepe dress; standing collar; dropped waistband; short gathered skirt; long raglan bishop sleeves with cuffs; center back covered ball button with faggotted strip closure over hand-picked zipper; lined in beige silk.

    Created by Sister Aloyse Hessburg's student, Kay Richter Bogust, for the 1970 couture class.
  • Brown and white diamond print sheer cotton cover-up; ties in back; collarless; raglan sleeves; hip length. Worn with halter top (Object ID #1979.136.a) and shorts (Object ID #1979.136.b).

    Made by donor, Pam Sandoval, Mount Mary Fashion student Class of 1976.
  • Geometric print silk blouson dress in brown, white, and navy blue; natural waistline; wide navy blue waistband; jewel neckline with deep shaped yoke; cap sleeves; gathered skirt with navy blue insert down center front; hand-overcast.

    Made by donor, Mary Fulop Nowakowski, Mount Mary Fashion Design graduate, class of 1974. Created for the 1973 Mount Mary Fashion show.
  • Natural straw picture hat; five inch deep brim with turned-back bound edge; three inch stand with rounded crown; 1/4 inch straw hatband with tie at center back. Donor was Frank Olive's sister.
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