Mount Mary University Digital Collections

Browse Items (47 total)

  • Child's blue pinstriped cotton dress; A-line; sleeveless; scoop neckline; white bands around neckline and armholes; 2 white and yellow daisy appliques at right shoulder, 1 at left, and 2 slightly left of center front; 2 snaps at shoulder; zipper closure at front left, snap below zipper; attached half belt in back with one button closure.

    This dress has features similar to Florence Eiseman's "Functional Fashions" line for children with disabilities from the early 1960s. It is unknown if this dress was officially part of that line or merely uses similar design elements.
  • A. Navy blue silk crepe dress with white stripes; jewel neckline; bodice cut on the bias; bodice has navy lining; white domed button closures up center back; seam at natural waistline; long set-in sleeves with shoulder pads; three buttons at back sleeve cuffs; pleated skirt; mid-calf length; double folded hem at bottom. B. White leather belt; oval-shaped white buckle with navy blue edging; "Galanos" printed inside.

    Worn by Peg Bradley.
  • Lavender silk crepe day dress with white stripes; high scoop neckline with button closure at center front neck; zipper closure down center front; drawstring-gathered waist at natural waistline; raglan sleeves with 3.5 inch cuffs at bottom; cuffs have single white button closure at wrist backs; pleating from mid thigh to hem; mid-calf length.

    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.
  • Navy blue with white stripes wool dress; mandarin collar; long sleeves; stripes are seamed on bodice and fall into pleats on skirt; center front zipper closure.

    The long sleeves were put back into the dress by the donor, Steven Stipelman.
  • 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.
  • Navy blue and white horizontal striped jersey ensemble. A. Dress; jewel neckline; short set-in sleeves; straight, unfitted cut; knee length; lined in white muslin; center back zipper. Almost certainly Bill Blass for Maurice Rentner.

    Worn with shawl (Object ID #2008.09.01.b) to form two piece ensemble.

    Worn by Peg Bradley.
  • 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.
  • Rust and black striped sheath dress with underlining and matching scarf, attaching with hook and thread loop. Sheer set-in long sleeves with fitted zippers at wrist. Waist darts and back zipper closure.
  • Multicolored striped straw picture hat; stripes are black, green, purple, yellow, tan, and red; very large; high rounded crown; 6.5 inch wide brim.
  • Wide orange and narrow black striped silk twill scarf; 36 inches square.

    Worn by Peg Bradley.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Child's pink and white striped swimsuit; likely a polyester/cotton/lycra blend; scoop neckline; thick straps; appliqué of 2 pink cherries and green leaves at lower right front; low U-shaped back neckline; ruffle along bottom. Matches cover-up (Object ID #2022.04.23.b).

    This item is from Spring 1987.
  • 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.
  • Black and white pinstriped cotton suit. A. Blazer jacket; notched collar with reversed fabric on lower lapel; 2 button center front closure; straight sleeves; 2 double welt pockets with reverse fabric at hipline. B. Straight skirt; high-rise waistline; knee length. C. Vest; reverse fabric from rest of suit; 3 button center front closure.
  • 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.
  • A. Rust colored wool flannel cape; suede Nehru collar; double ties at neck; puffed shoulders; slits for arms; two pockets; suede trim; unlined; above the knee length. B. Brown striped jersey dress; stripes are orange, green, and dark brown; bateau neckline; gathered shoulder seams with elastic; straight long sleeves; two parabola pockets at hips; knee length.
  • Navy blue and white horizontal striped jersey ensemble. A. Dress; jewel neckline; short set-in sleeves; straight, unfitted cut; knee length; lined in white muslin; center back zipper. B. Shawl; 14 inches wide and 70 inches long. Almost certainly Bill Blass for Maurice Rentner.

    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.
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