Evening Dress

Description:

Cocktail or short evening dress of ivory crocheted lace over pink satin back shantung with pink self belt. Machine made lace of Venetian type with re-embroidered medallions. Dress with natural waistline, bateau neckline, sleeveless and slightly full skirt. Back zipper with hook & eye. Weighted hem.
Has been altered at waist (cut) to shorten. Atypical of Norell.

Designer's label at center back hem: "Norman Norell / New York"
Union label on opposite side of seam from designer's label (most cut off).

Creator(s): Norell, Norman
Location(s): United States - New York - New York City
Creation Date: 1960
Partner(s):
UNT College of Visual Arts + Design
Collection(s):
Texas Fashion Collection
Usage:
Total Uses: 22
Past 30 days: 0
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Creator (Designer):
Norell, Norman

Norell, Norman (b. Noblesville, Indiana, USA, 1900 - d. New York, New York, USA, 1972)

Date(s):
  • Creation: 1960
Coverage:
Place
United States - New York - New York City
Date
[1960..1969]  
Description:

Cocktail or short evening dress of ivory crocheted lace over pink satin back shantung with pink self belt. Machine made lace of Venetian type with re-embroidered medallions. Dress with natural waistline, bateau neckline, sleeveless and slightly full skirt. Back zipper with hook & eye. Weighted hem.
Has been altered at waist (cut) to shorten. Atypical of Norell.

Designer's label at center back hem: "Norman Norell / New York"
Union label on opposite side of seam from designer's label (most cut off).

Note:

This object was part of the Dallas Museum of Fashion collection. Founded in 1960 by the Fashion Group, Inc. of Dallas, the collection comprised important items of historic and current fashion. It was housed in the Apparel Mart, Dallas, and operated as the Dallas Museum of Fashion from 1960 until 1971. It moved to what was then North Texas State University in 1972, and became the Texas Fashion Collection.

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Series Title: Dallas Museum of Fashion Collection
Partner:
UNT College of Visual Arts + Design
Collection:
Texas Fashion Collection
Identifier:
  • LOCAL-CONT-NO: 1970.031.008
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metadc283745
Resource Type: Physical Object
Format: Image