Dress

Description:

Dress of black wool with black leather trim. The street-length dress has a standup collar trimmed in snaps. Front opening is leather trimmed and has 5 self-covered snaps. Detachable front skirt panel is edged along top with black leather trim and secured with 5 self-covered snaps. Bracelet length sleeves trimmed with snaps at cuff. Back zipper. Fully lined in black satin.

Handwritten label on inside back seam: "Pierre Balmain Fall 1955"

Creator(s): Balmain, Pierre
Location(s): France - Île-de-France Region - Département de Ville de Paris - Paris
Creation Date: 1955  
Partner(s):
UNT College of Visual Arts + Design
Collection(s):
Texas Fashion Collection
Usage:
Total Uses: 13
Past 30 days: 3
Yesterday: 0
Creator (Designer):
Date(s):
  • Creation: 1955
Coverage:
Place
France - Île-de-France Region - Département de Ville de Paris - Paris
Date
1955  
Description:

Dress of black wool with black leather trim. The street-length dress has a standup collar trimmed in snaps. Front opening is leather trimmed and has 5 self-covered snaps. Detachable front skirt panel is edged along top with black leather trim and secured with 5 self-covered snaps. Bracelet length sleeves trimmed with snaps at cuff. Back zipper. Fully lined in black satin.

Handwritten label on inside back seam: "Pierre Balmain Fall 1955"

Note:

This garment was part of the Carrie Marcus-Neiman Foundation collection of fashion, begun by Stanley and Edward Marcus to promote fashion and to honor their aunt Carrie Marcus-Neiman, one of the three founders of Neiman-Marcus.

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Contributor(s):
Partner:
UNT College of Visual Arts + Design
Collection:
Texas Fashion Collection
Identifier:
  • LOCAL-CONT-NO: 1938.001.334
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metadc283720
Resource Type: Physical Object
Format: Image