Skirt Suit

Description:

Two piece day suit.
a) Jacket of burnt orange, moss green, and burgundy wool bouclé. Round neckline. Burnt orange braid at collar, center front and hem. Cuffs trimmed in rope braid and reversed side bouclé inserts. Faux french-cuffs of silk ikat taffeta at end of sleeves. 4 buttons covered with red silk and boarded with reverse of bouclé wool. Center front extension of reversed bouclé and buttons holes in seam, not welt. Patch pockets with V-shaped detail using matching trim, lined in ikat silk. Back hem weighed down by gilt, heavy chain.

Designers Label inside back neckline: "Chanel"
Style Number tag on back of Designer's Label: "09603"
Attached hanging tag: "Made in France"

Retailer's Label in Front Right Hem: "Neiman-Marcus"

b) Skirt of wool bouclé in 3/4 length. Back zipper with hook & eyes. Narrow waistband of red silk. Front panel lined in red silk. Hemmed with 2" wide orange hem lace. No labels.

Creator(s): Chanel, Gabrielle "Coco"
Location(s): France - Île-de-France Region - Département de Ville de Paris - Paris
Creation Date: 1960~  
Partner(s):
UNT College of Visual Arts + Design
Collection(s):
Texas Fashion Collection
Usage:
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Creator (Designer):
Chanel, Gabrielle "Coco"

Chanel, Gabrielle "Coco" (b. Saumur, France, 1883 - d. Paris, France, 1971)

Date(s):
  • Creation: 1960~
Coverage:
Place
France - Île-de-France Region - Département de Ville de Paris - Paris
Date
1960/1969  
Description:

Two piece day suit.
a) Jacket of burnt orange, moss green, and burgundy wool bouclé. Round neckline. Burnt orange braid at collar, center front and hem. Cuffs trimmed in rope braid and reversed side bouclé inserts. Faux french-cuffs of silk ikat taffeta at end of sleeves. 4 buttons covered with red silk and boarded with reverse of bouclé wool. Center front extension of reversed bouclé and buttons holes in seam, not welt. Patch pockets with V-shaped detail using matching trim, lined in ikat silk. Back hem weighed down by gilt, heavy chain.

Designers Label inside back neckline: "Chanel"
Style Number tag on back of Designer's Label: "09603"
Attached hanging tag: "Made in France"

Retailer's Label in Front Right Hem: "Neiman-Marcus"

b) Skirt of wool bouclé in 3/4 length. Back zipper with hook & eyes. Narrow waistband of red silk. Front panel lined in red silk. Hemmed with 2" wide orange hem lace. No labels.

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Partner:
UNT College of Visual Arts + Design
Collection:
Texas Fashion Collection
Identifier:
  • LOCAL-CONT-NO: 1995.022.004
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metadc283703
Resource Type: Physical Object
Format: Image