Skirt Suit

Description:

Suit of cream/blue/pink wool boucle.

A) Waist-length jacket with round neckline and no collar, two-piece set-in long sleeves, four patch pockets on front, and center-front opening with 5 circular sculptural lion-head gold-tone metal buttons. Matching non-functional buttons sewn on each pocket and on cuffs. Neckline, opening, cuffs, and top edges of pockets with rolled(?) edging. Fully lined in pink silk. Inside bottom hemline weighted with gold chain. No labels.

B) Skirt of same material. Below-knee-length. Slim, almost straight, flaring slightly to hem. Narrow waistband with two hook-and-eye closures, just above zipper closure. Lined in pink silk. No labels.

Creator(s): Chanel, Gabrielle "Coco"
Location(s): France - Île-de-France Region - Département de Ville de Paris - Paris
Creation Date: 1965
Partner(s):
UNT College of Visual Arts + Design
Collection(s):
Texas Fashion Collection
Usage:
Total Uses: 21
Past 30 days: 2
Yesterday: 0
Creator (Designer):
Chanel, Gabrielle "Coco"

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

Date(s):
  • Creation: 1965
Coverage:
Place
France - Île-de-France Region - Département de Ville de Paris - Paris
Date
1960/1969  
Description:

Suit of cream/blue/pink wool boucle.

A) Waist-length jacket with round neckline and no collar, two-piece set-in long sleeves, four patch pockets on front, and center-front opening with 5 circular sculptural lion-head gold-tone metal buttons. Matching non-functional buttons sewn on each pocket and on cuffs. Neckline, opening, cuffs, and top edges of pockets with rolled(?) edging. Fully lined in pink silk. Inside bottom hemline weighted with gold chain. No labels.

B) Skirt of same material. Below-knee-length. Slim, almost straight, flaring slightly to hem. Narrow waistband with two hook-and-eye closures, just above zipper closure. Lined in pink silk. No labels.

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Partner:
UNT College of Visual Arts + Design
Collection:
Texas Fashion Collection
Identifier:
  • LOCAL-CONT-NO: 1986.022.009
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metadc283772
Resource Type: Physical Object
Format: Image