Evening Gown

Description:

Ballgown of olive/brown iridescent silk taffeta with all over Lesage embroidery of metallic thread, beads, small sequins, and green chenille yarn. Full length; round neck; long sleeves; center back zipper. Lined in copper colored organza.

Designer's label: "Pierre Balmain / Paris"
Style label under designer's label: "173666"

Accompanying gown, but not shown:

Stole of olive green silk; fringed ends.

Petticoat for dress. Under layers of very stiff olive netting. Inner support bodice of copper brown silk; extends below waist to knee to form underskirt. Back zipper.

Creator(s):
Location(s): France - Île-de-France Region - Département de Ville de Paris - Paris
Creation Date: 2000~  
Partner(s):
UNT College of Visual Arts + Design
Collection(s):
Texas Fashion Collection
Usage:
Total Uses: 6
Past 30 days: 4
Yesterday: 1
Creator (Designer):
Creator (Designer):
Date(s):
  • Creation: 2000~
Coverage:
Place
France - Île-de-France Region - Département de Ville de Paris - Paris
Date
2000~  
Description:

Ballgown of olive/brown iridescent silk taffeta with all over Lesage embroidery of metallic thread, beads, small sequins, and green chenille yarn. Full length; round neck; long sleeves; center back zipper. Lined in copper colored organza.

Designer's label: "Pierre Balmain / Paris"
Style label under designer's label: "173666"

Accompanying gown, but not shown:

Stole of olive green silk; fringed ends.

Petticoat for dress. Under layers of very stiff olive netting. Inner support bodice of copper brown silk; extends below waist to knee to form underskirt. Back zipper.

Language(s):
Subject(s):
Contributor(s):
  • Donor : Bass, Mercedes
  • Manufacturer : Ecole Lesage Ecole Lesage creates and teaches the highest quality embroidery and beadwork.
Partner:
UNT College of Visual Arts + Design
Collection:
Texas Fashion Collection
Identifier:
  • LOCAL-CONT-NO: 2009.001.014
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metadc286947
Resource Type: Physical Object
Format: Image
Rights:
Access: Public
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