Mount Mary University Digital Collections

Browse Items (6 total)

  • Black chenille long evening coat; solid black sequins and cross bars of black chenille; architecturally structured with straight front and long straight strips of chenille between sequins; wide back and sides of angled strips of chenille; strips of cellophane embedded beneath sequins to create glimmer effect. Custom made for Hildegarde.
  • Cranberry red heavy fulled wool flannel swing evening coat; all-over rhinestones applied with rivets; standing collar; set-in sleeves widen at elbow; inseam pockets on modified princess line; cranberry red silk lining; most rhinestone have lost their red paint. Worn by Hildegarde.
  • Celadon green double silk ribbed twill evening coat; inset "V" at back neck; Ruana shape: square open in front, sides sewn together to knees, open to ankles; longer in back than front. Worn by Hildegarde as a performance coat.
  • Black silk taffeta evening coat; A-line trapeze shape, jewel neckline, tucks off of neckline; one button and bound buttonhole closure at center front neck, short batwing sleeves with tucks, A-line skirt with deep pleats at underarm side seams, hidden pockets, tea length, appears to have been re-lined. Worn by Valentina.
  • Beige silk gazierre evening coat; cardigan style, convertible collar, dolman sleeves, clutch, no center front closure, unusual seaming, inseam pockets; midcalf length, lined with silk taffeta. Lustrous thread in fabric gives subtle shine. Small red stains near pockets. Worn by Valentina.
  • Black silk satin cardigan evening coat with large cut velvet flower design; neck built up, no front closure, single welt inseam pockets, straight short sleeves, flange down center back, underlined with silk organza, completely hand-overcast and finished. Worn by Valentina. Possibly 1940s fabric re-made into a coat.
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