Mount Mary University Digital Collections

Browse Items (47 total)

  • Pink, white, and black horizontally striped cotton dress; rolled collar; short kimono sleeves with gussets; bust darts; cuffs edged with black satin; appliquéd vertical black stripes on bodice front; one black plastic button closure; very full skirt; knife pleats at waist.
  • Dark gray wool self-striped suit A. Fitted jacket; collar has zig-zag edges on front; button-front with many small buttons; button detail on front and back of sleeve; seven plastic buttons at center front; three buttons on plackets on each breast; one button on tab on long sleeves; back has two plackets with three buttons each; center back vent. B. Skirt; slim and straight; deep vent at center back; mid-calf length.
  • Black wool flannel dress; black ground with narrow white stripes; wide notched collar; self bias binding around collar and down side of front; double breasted; four black buttons and bound buttonholes continuing around waistline; set-in 3/4 length sleeves with turned-up cuffs; slim skirt with tucks and vertical bound pockets; 7 1/2 inch long center seam slit for ease in walking; center back seam. Missing a button. Presented in the fall of 1950.
  • A. Off-white silk broadcloth dress with narrow khaki stripe; V-neckline; two-piece kimono sleeves; fitted waistline with tucks; deep patch pocket on right hand side; stripes used horizontally for a wide band down center back and down front to conceal zipper; slim straight silhouette; mid-calf length. B. Khaki silk broadcloth belt.
  • Brown striped silk suit. Stripes are brown, light brown, and white. A. Jacket; notched collar; decorative use of stripes throughout jacket. B. Skirt; straight; released darts.
  • Tan unbalanced plain weave suit with horizontal black stripe of fine silk and wool mixture. A. Jacket; funnel collar; short set-in sleeves; front opening with six covered buttons and bound buttonholes; set-in strip of fabric with vertical stripes on chest and hips; flap of fake pocket on chest left and hip right. B. Straight skirt; straight waistband; side metal zipper closure; inset of vertical striped fabric at knee; mid-calf length.
  • A. Dark red and black striped wool jacket; straight; no closures; pointed collar; three-quarter set-in sleeves; split cuffs; long double row of self-fabric appliquéd scrolls on either side of front; underlined in red silk. B. Underdress; dark red and black striped wool straight skirt; attached to black silk bodice; sleeveless; nineteen inch long black zipper closure; attached petticoat. C. Dark red wool blouse; rounded neckline front and back; cap sleeves and godets; eighteen inch long hand-overcast center back zipper; slightly fitted with tucks; black silk underlining.
  • B. Underdress; dark red and black striped wool straight skirt; attached to black silk bodice; sleeveless; nineteen inch long black zipper closure; attached petticoat. C. Dark red wool blouse; rounded neckline front and back; cap sleeves and godets; eighteen inch long hand-overcast center back zipper; slightly fitted with tucks; black silk underlining. Worn with jacket, Object ID #2004.03.136.A to form three piece suit.
  • B. Underdress; dark red and black striped wool straight skirt; attached to black silk bodice; sleeveless; nineteen inch long black zipper closure; attached petticoat.
  • Light green silk chiffon evening cape with metallic gold stripes; large red stain area at lower back near hem; floor length.
  • Light green silk chiffon evening cape with metallic gold stripes; large red stain area at lower back near hem; floor length.
  • Black, white, and beige striped silk chiffon ensemble. A. Blouse; high neckline with small standing collar; four snaps at collar; long sleeves ending in bound cuffs; sleeves gathered at shoulder cap; flared and gathered peplum; large ruffle from left shoulder down and incorporated into peplum; hand-rolled hems on fly-away ruffle; two snap closures at left waist. B. Harem pants; band at waist; two snaps and zipper closure at center back; voluminous pant legs end in tight cuffs at ankles with each cuff closed with two snaps. C. Belt; middle part of belt lined with solid taupe fabric under silk, and black on the back; unbacked ties at either end; chiffon at middle of belt is gathered. D. Light taupe silk charmeuse teddy; bias-cut; V-neckline; spaghetti straps; gathering at bust; small inverted triangular cut-out just below center bust; seams down center back and center front; very short inseam. Accompanied by original sketch of garment (Object ID #2024.02.02).

    Designed and built by the Fashion Design student as a couture project in 1981 at Mount Mary College. Val recalls being mentored by Sister Aloyse Hessburg and Charles Kleibacker (especially in fitting). The fabric was purchased from Kovack Fabrics in downtown Milwaukee where she worked for numerous years.
  • Light blue silk crepe scarf with yellow-green, blue, dark orange, and peach stripes; 71 inches long by 4 inches wide. Worn as an ensemble with blouse (Object ID #2009.11.57), skirt (Object ID #2009.11.58), and jacket (Object ID #2009.11.59).

    Worn by donor, Janet Falk.
  • A. Pink, green, yellow, and white vertical striped worsted wool/silk blend coat; double-breasted; convertible collar is an unusual turned tube; 10 flat pearl buttons edged with gold double-breasted center front closure; bishop sleeves with cuffs; 2 hand-attached patch pockets at hipline; A-line skirt; knee length; lined with china silk. B. Matching belt.
  • Multicolored striped straw picture hat; stripes are black, green, purple, yellow, tan, and red; very large; high rounded crown; 6.5 inch wide brim.
  • Brown wool double knit sheath dress; 2 parallel white stripes run down center front; set of 3 white/2 black stripes run down princess lines; stripe pattern repeated on back; high scoop neckline; left side metal zipper closure, hand-inserted; hook and eye and snap closures at shoulder; 7.5 inch band at bottom with horizontal stripes.

    Worn by Peg Bradley.
  • Brown wool double knit sheath dress; 2 parallel white stripes run down center front; set of 3 white/2 black stripes run down princess lines; stripe pattern repeated on back; high scoop neckline; left side metal zipper closure, hand-inserted; hook and eye and snap closures at shoulder; 7.5 inch band at bottom with horizontal stripes.

    Worn by Peg Bradley.
  • White and deep purple striped silk broadcloth evening ensemble. A. Gown; high collar neckline; long slim sleeves; cut on bias to create diagonal strip; straight silhouette ending in eleven inch flounce; back zipper closure; ankle length. B. Scarf; bias cut; 125 inches long. Custom made for Hildegarde as a performance gown.
  • A. Tailored menswear style silk crepe shirt of uneven teal, brown, white, yellow, and purple stripes, buttons down center front. B. Silk crepe tie of uneven teal, brown, white, yellow, and purple stripes. C. Wool twill teal plaid skirt; lines of tartan pattern are white and purple, no waistband, invisible zipper, chain at waist, sewn down pleats, knee length, unlined.

    This item is from Fall/Winter 2001-2002.
  • Black wool suit with green, red, and white slub yarns threaded horizontally through fabric to form stripes. A. Box jacket; square neckline; true double breasted front closure with bound buttonholes; straight sleeves with one button. B. A-line skirt; knee length; zipper broken; missing button at left cuff.
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