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Browse Items (106 total)

  • Fuchsia crinkled silk evening gown; strapless; bodice fabric crinkled horizontally, skirt crinkled vertically; back bodice has 2 large bows with space between; side zipper closure; lined in fuchsia satin.
  • 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.
  • A. Off-white slubby raw silk jacket; silk-screened with large abstract shapes in orange, maroon, blue, and green; jewel neckline; center front opening with no closure; elbow length set-in sleeves with turned-back cuffs; back is gathered into shoulder yoke; unlined; thigh length. 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.
  • White pleated silk evening ensemble. B. Skirt; stitched to cord at waist; side zipper closure; unlined; ankle length. C. Blouse; sleeveless. E. Belt; 2.5 inches wide; underside of tan leather. Part of a larger ensemble with blouse (Object ID #2009.11.48.a) and belt (Object ID #2009.11.48.d).

    Worn by donor, Janet Falk.
  • 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.

    Detail shot shows how sequins are attached.
  • 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.
  • 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. Aqua pleated silk evening blouse; purple and peacock blue silk-screened vaguely Indian motifs outlined in white; jewel neckline with narrow tie, slit to chest; narrow set-in sleeves end in tied knot; deep center front slit from waist to hem; unlined; knee length. B. White china silk evening pants; no waistband; center back zipper closure; lined; ankle length.

    Worn by donor, Janet Falk.
  • A. Quilted raspberry red silk jacket; jewel neckline; center front opening with no closures; center section is longer than sides; long set-in sleeves; no facings, just silk bindings; unlined. B. Red silk crepe blouse; high turned-down collar; center back zipper closure; long set-in sleeves with zippers at wrists; organza shoulder pads; hip length. C. Red, dark green, beige, and dark blue challis skirt with leaf print; narrow waistband; side zipper closure; side slit at knee; lined in black silk; knee length; no label.

    Worn by donor, Janet Falk
  • Gunmetal gray silk ensemble. A. Blouse; jewel neckline; sleeveless; vertical pleats; covered buttons down back under placket; lined in light gray taffeta; hip length. B. Skirt; straight silhouette; cut on bias; straight waistband; zipper closure; above the knee length.

    Made by Mount Mary Fashion student Donna Ricco in Sister Aloyse Hessburg's class in 1981.
  • White silk scarf; black silk patch with "Peg" in white, pin design sewn onto patch to create effect of pinning black patch in place; 21 inches x 50 inches.

    Worn by Peg Bradley.

    Scarf is too long to fit in one image.
  • A. Blue silk evening gown with black silk chiffon overlay; deep rounded yoke piece; ivory chiffon banded in orange; 3/4 length sleeves with orange bands; full skirt with train. B. Blue silk tie belt with black chiffon overlay.

    Worn by Lynn Fontanne. Purchased at the auction of Lynn Fontanne's estate using funds from Mount Mary alumnae.
  • Gold silk skirt; hand-embroidered; Mediterranean fabric.

    Worn by Lynn Fontanne. Purchased at the auction of Lynn Fontanne's estate using funds from Mount Mary alumnae.
  • B. Pink silk underdress; spaghetti straps; mid-calf length.

    Worn with Object ID #1975.53.a as an evening gown. This item was created by Norman Norell for Traina-Norell fashion house.
  • A. Light pink chiffon dress; surplice bodice; beaded fringe from sleeves, hipline, and hemline; gathered skirt; pale green satin cummerbund. B. Pink silk underdress; spaghetti straps; mid-calf length.

    Worn by donor, Mrs. Joseph Bonness, Sr., to 1953 convention in Washington, D.C. when husband was named President of Road Builders of America. This item was created by Norman Norell for Traina-Norell fashion house.
  • Ivory floral print silk dress; print is sprays of pink cut panne velvet flowers; open notched collar; 3/4 length cuffed sleeves; cummerbund waistline; very full skirt with tiny pleats at waistline. This item was created by Norman Norell for Traina-Norell fashion house.
  • B. Light pink silk underdress; fit and flare skirt; strapless; camisole bodice; full evening length. Worn with Object ID #1996.340.a as an evening gown. This item was created by Norman Norell for Traina-Norell fashion house.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Black silk crinkle chiffon evening dress; fit and flare silhouette over silk crepe camisole sheath underdress; natural waistline, self-fabric cummerbund; bateau neckline, gathered at shoulders; bias cut bodice; circular skirt, constructed of 20 quarter-circle panels; picot edge finishing. This item was created by Norman Norell for Traina-Norell fashion house.
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