Cocktail Suit

Description:

Cocktail suit of black silk satin consisting of:

A) Waist-length jacket formed of vertically arranged heat-set pleats with five horizontal bands applied across the pleats. There is a panel of ivory/off-white silk extending from the neck of the jacket, forming the collar of the jacket and simulating the effect of a blouse being worn under the jacket. The long sleeves are also pleated, with single band near the base of the sleeves, from which extend ivory/off-white silk mock cuffs. Center front opening with three applied black bows on the lower three horizontal bands. The opening is secured with three hook-and-loop closures hidden by the bows. Lined in black silk.

Designer's label at inside back neckline: "Chanel"
Style number tag beneath designer's label: "10967"

B) Matching mid-length skirt of similarly pleated black silk, with a plain waistband and a single horizontal black silk band 2" below the waistband. Three hook-and-loops in the waistband, and four snaps along closure at left hip. Skirt has a single panel of organza lining in back, the rest of the skirt being unlined to allow more movement of the fabric.

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:
Total Uses: 30
Past 30 days: 9
Yesterday: 1
Creator (Designer):
Date(s):
  • Creation: 1960
Coverage:
Place
France - Île-de-France Region - Département de Ville de Paris - Paris
Date
1960  
Description:

Cocktail suit of black silk satin consisting of:

A) Waist-length jacket formed of vertically arranged heat-set pleats with five horizontal bands applied across the pleats. There is a panel of ivory/off-white silk extending from the neck of the jacket, forming the collar of the jacket and simulating the effect of a blouse being worn under the jacket. The long sleeves are also pleated, with single band near the base of the sleeves, from which extend ivory/off-white silk mock cuffs. Center front opening with three applied black bows on the lower three horizontal bands. The opening is secured with three hook-and-loop closures hidden by the bows. Lined in black silk.

Designer's label at inside back neckline: "Chanel"
Style number tag beneath designer's label: "10967"

B) Matching mid-length skirt of similarly pleated black silk, with a plain waistband and a single horizontal black silk band 2" below the waistband. Three hook-and-loops in the waistband, and four snaps along closure at left hip. Skirt has a single panel of organza lining in back, the rest of the skirt being unlined to allow more movement of the fabric.

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Contributor(s):
Partner:
UNT College of Visual Arts + Design
Collection:
Texas Fashion Collection
Identifier:
  • LOCAL-CONT-NO: 1965.007.009
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metadc283774
Resource Type: Physical Object
Format: Image