Mount Mary University Digital Collections

Dress

Item

Title

Dress

Description

A. Red silk taffeta evening gown with silk-screened palmetto frond design; motifs outlined in black beads on bodice; large circles on stem separated by 4 leaves on front skirt; square neckline; short sleeves; empire waistline; A-line skirt has inverted box pleat at center front, 2 pleats at back; black satin ribbon attached at waistline; center back zipper closure; internal corset; lined in red rayon.

Goes with stole (Object ID #2003.03.11.b) and coat (Object ID #2003.03.11.c) to form three piece set.

Worn by donor Aileen Ryan. The fabric was designed by Sister Remy Revor based on a historic Milwaukee design. The ensemble was created on designer Rosalie Macrini's receipt of an award from Mount Mary College in the late 1960s.

This ensemble was the first official donation to Mount Mary's Historic Costume Collection (now the Fashion Archive).

Relation

Detail of interior bodice (Object ID #2003.03.11.a)
Stole (Object ID #2003.03.11.b)
Two piece ensemble (coat and dress) (Object ID #2003.03.11.ac)
Detail of inside of coat (Object ID #2003.03.11.c)

Creator

Macrini, Rosalie
Sister Remy Revor

Date

1964-1975

Source

Aileen Ryan

Identifier

Object ID #2003.03.11.a
https://digitalcollections.mtmary.edu/files/original/57fb61212568f8f583d93ca3daa7d05b.jpg

Rights

https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/4.0/

Subject

Clothing and dress

Type

Still Image

Format

360 View

Citation

Macrini, Rosalie and Sister Remy Revor, “Dress,” Mount Mary University Digital Collections, accessed June 15, 2024, https://digitalcollections.mtmary.edu/items/show/2550.