Mount Mary University Digital Collections

Browse Items (63 total)

  • Light blue slubbed cotton halter top; two French darts; hook and eye closure with crocheted button and loop closure at waistline; button and loop closure at neckline; white cotton inner lining.

    This item is a copy of a Claire McCardell item.
  • Red cotton dirndl style skirt; blue, yellow, and green border print; button and tie closure.

    Worn by Lynn Fontanne. Purchased at the auction of Lynn Fontanne's estate using funds from Mount Mary alumnae.
  • A. Black wool twill worsted nun's habit; jewel neckline; shoulder yoke; large sleeves with turned-back cuffs; 2 black safety pin closure; 8 tucks into shoulder yoke; unfitted waist; ankle length. B. Black herringbone weave, possibly nylon, cinture belt; hook and eye closures in front under flap. C. Black cotton slip; scoop neckline; sleeveless; princess seams; right inseam pocket; knee length. D. White plain weave cotton forehead cover; rectangle; two pairs of ties on short ends. E. White starched cotton wimple; two connected rectangles; two ties; tied at top of head and pinned in back, making two horizontal pleats at neck across shoulders; should have vertical fold lines in front when worn. F. Black worsted wool veil; white starched linen underveil glued to front underside; connects with snaps at back underside; veil pinned at center front forehead to forehead cover. G. Nine straight pins with black or white heads; used to pin veil to forehead cover. H. White polyester knitted skullcap; worn under veil.

    This style of habit was worn by Sister M. Jovanna and all School Sisters of Notre Dame before 1964.
  • Navy blue cotton knit blouse; elongated shirt collar; patch pockets at bust; long sleeves with one button cuffs.

    Worn by Florence Eiseman.
  • A. White and red plain weave cotton shirtwaist dress; sleeveless; mandarin collar; center front bound with five button closure; fully gathered skirt. B. Red cotton tie belt.
  • B. Navy linen skirt; dirndl style; mock wrap. C. Navy and white striped cotton blouse; flip ties at neck; short sleeves. Missing a button.

    Worn with jacket (Object ID #1986.10.A) to form three piece ensemble.
  • A. Navy linen box jacket; patch pockets at hips; convertible collar. B. Navy linen skirt; dirndl style; mock wrap. C. Navy and white striped cotton blouse; flip ties at neck; short sleeves. Missing a button.
  • A. Navy linen box jacket; patch pockets at hips; convertible collar. B. Navy linen skirt; dirndl style; mock wrap. C. Navy and white striped cotton blouse; flip ties at neck; short sleeves. Missing a button.
  • White cotton beach dress with orange silk-screened print.

    Worn by Lynn Fontanne. Purchased at the auction of Lynn Fontanne's estate using funds from Mount Mary alumnae.
  • A. Black and white cotton dress; princess style; short sleeves with black bias binding; jewel neckline bound in black; asymmetrical mock closure at left shoulder; five covered buttons and bow at closure. B. Black leather belt; 3 inches wide.
  • 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.
  • A. White cotton sheath dress with gold carnation print; scoop neckline; sleeveless. B. White cotton jacket with gold carnation print; one button at neck; long sleeves; hip length.

    Worn by Lynn Fontanne. Purchased at the auction of Lynn Fontanne's estate using funds from Mount Mary alumnae.
  • A. White cotton sheath dress with gold carnation print; scoop neckline; sleeveless. Worn with jacket (Object ID #1983.238.b) to form two piece ensemble.

    Worn by Lynn Fontanne. Purchased at the auction of Lynn Fontanne's estate using funds from Mount Mary alumnae.
  • A. White cotton sheath dress with gold carnation print; scoop neckline; sleeveless. B. White cotton jacket with gold carnation print; one button at neck; long sleeves; hip length.

    Worn by Lynn Fontanne. Purchased at the auction of Lynn Fontanne's estate using funds from Mount Mary alumnae.
  • A. Black cotton dotted Swiss surplice wrap dress; V-neckline; full skirt gathered onto bodice at waistline with organdy petticoat; side zipper closure; dolman-back sleeve variation with bias binding; short sleeves. B. Black cotton dotted Swiss belt; 1 inch by 63 inches. This item was created by Norman Norell for Traina-Norell fashion house.
  • Tan dupioni-type weave cotton day dress; rounded roll collar; long bishop sleeves with one button cuffs; flap pockets on chest; center front zipper covered by large placket that buttons; sewn-in side of placket is loose; gathered skirt at natural waistline; knee length; lined; collar, pockets, cuffs, and placket edged in black bias tape; black double-breasted buttons. Missing a belt.
  • Tan dupioni-type weave cotton day dress; rounded roll collar; long bishop sleeves with one button cuffs; flap pockets on chest; center front zipper covered by large placket that buttons; sewn-in side of placket is loose; gathered skirt at natural waistline; knee length; lined; collar, pockets, cuffs, and placket edged in black bias tape; black double-breasted buttons. Missing a belt.
  • Black ribbed cotton piqué coat; very full, long kimono sleeves; inset pockets; tan silk faille tuxedo collar and cuffs.
  • A. Blue floral print cotton dress; fabric pattern of abstracted white and yellow flowers and a floating man playing a green violin; jewel neckline; short kimono sleeves; fitted bodice; side zipper closure; full skirt has been shortened, hem is now released; it is likely the dress was originally mid-calf length and has been shortened to knee length. B. Blue floral print cotton belt; fabric pattern of abstracted white and yellow flowers; 5/8 inches wide; covered buckle.

    Fabric designed by Marc Chagall. Worn as a "going away" dress on May 5, 1956 for wedding at St. Sebastian's church.
  • Blue-green cotton A-line dress; printed fabric with a dark green tassel motif; princess seams; collarless; open at center front overlap; 3/4 length kimono sleeves; ruched fabric under empire line; left side zipper closure.
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