Ensemble

Description:

Ensemble consisting of:

A) Jacket of black and white gingham cotton check. Bracelet length sleeves. Side front opening with 7" button extension. On left side front, there are two large circular black plastic buttons at waist and one at top button at neckline flap closure; bound buttonholes. Peter pan collar starts at piping edge of left side front and right side front. Two flap welt pockets. Back with inverted box pleat which starts open at neckline and goes to 2" above waist where it is stitched together. Side back shoulders have flanges which are basted down at bottom.
Collar's, pockets', cuffs', front to back flanges hemline's and front opening's edges all bound in black satin bias tape. Lined in smaller cotton gingham check.

Designer's label at inside center back neckline: "Galanos"

B) Blouse of black and white, small gingham check. Center front opening with 2 (+ 1 missing) black circular plastic buttons supplemented with snaps and hook & eyes. Fitted, flared waist . Sleeveless. Collarless, slightly scooped neckline which forms a V in back. Neckline, sleeve openings and center front opening trimmed in black satin. Lined in fine white net.

Designer's label on inside left seam: "Galanos"

C) A-line skirt, street length, in black and white gingham cotton. Narrow waist of black grosgrain. Left side zipper. Lined in cream colored silk.

d) Contour belt covered in black and white gingham check. Square buckle covered in same. Three holes. Back in light tan leather.

Stamped: "Galanos Originals / Beverly Hills"

e) Hat of quilted black and white gingham check. Black satin headband ties in knot on right. Crown in smaller check than brim. Brim piped in black satin and slits at right beneath headband knot. Lined in alternating triangular sections of large and small gingham check.

Designer's label on inside hatband: "Galanos / 935 (handwritten)"

Creator(s): Galanos, James
Location(s): United States - California - Los Angeles County - Beverly Hills
Creation Date: 1958
Partner(s):
UNT College of Visual Arts + Design
Collection(s):
Texas Fashion Collection
Usage:
Total Uses: 30
Past 30 days: 0
Yesterday: 0
Creator (Designer):
Galanos, James

Also Donor.

Date(s):
  • Creation: 1958
Coverage:
Place
United States - California - Los Angeles County - Beverly Hills
Date
1958  
Description:

Ensemble consisting of:

A) Jacket of black and white gingham cotton check. Bracelet length sleeves. Side front opening with 7" button extension. On left side front, there are two large circular black plastic buttons at waist and one at top button at neckline flap closure; bound buttonholes. Peter pan collar starts at piping edge of left side front and right side front. Two flap welt pockets. Back with inverted box pleat which starts open at neckline and goes to 2" above waist where it is stitched together. Side back shoulders have flanges which are basted down at bottom.
Collar's, pockets', cuffs', front to back flanges hemline's and front opening's edges all bound in black satin bias tape. Lined in smaller cotton gingham check.

Designer's label at inside center back neckline: "Galanos"

B) Blouse of black and white, small gingham check. Center front opening with 2 (+ 1 missing) black circular plastic buttons supplemented with snaps and hook & eyes. Fitted, flared waist . Sleeveless. Collarless, slightly scooped neckline which forms a V in back. Neckline, sleeve openings and center front opening trimmed in black satin. Lined in fine white net.

Designer's label on inside left seam: "Galanos"

C) A-line skirt, street length, in black and white gingham cotton. Narrow waist of black grosgrain. Left side zipper. Lined in cream colored silk.

d) Contour belt covered in black and white gingham check. Square buckle covered in same. Three holes. Back in light tan leather.

Stamped: "Galanos Originals / Beverly Hills"

e) Hat of quilted black and white gingham check. Black satin headband ties in knot on right. Crown in smaller check than brim. Brim piped in black satin and slits at right beneath headband knot. Lined in alternating triangular sections of large and small gingham check.

Designer's label on inside hatband: "Galanos / 935 (handwritten)"

Note:

This garment won the Cotton Award for 1958, and was donated by the designer to the Dallas Museum of Fashion, now the Texas Fashion Collection.

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Partner:
UNT College of Visual Arts + Design
Collection:
Texas Fashion Collection
Identifier:
  • LOCAL-CONT-NO: 1958.001.001
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metadc283773
Resource Type: Physical Object
Format: Image