Skirt Suit

Description:

Two-piece gray faille moire wool and nylon suit. Jacket is long, with wide notched collar, is double breasted, has bound button holes, and buttons below waist. It has a sculptural double-breasted front panel, that maintains a vertical linear center front, rounded shape visually flanks stomach area. The skirt is straight; slightly below knee length.

Creator(s): Balenciaga, Cristóbal
Location(s):
Creation Date: 1950
Partner(s):
UNT College of Visual Arts + Design
Collection(s):
Texas Fashion Collection
Usage:
Total Uses: 14
Past 30 days: 1
Yesterday: 0
Creator (Designer):
Date(s):
  • Creation: 1950
Coverage:
Place
France - Île-de-France Region - Département de Ville de Paris - Paris
Place
United States - Texas - Dallas County - Dallas
Date
1950  
Description:

Two-piece gray faille moire wool and nylon suit. Jacket is long, with wide notched collar, is double breasted, has bound button holes, and buttons below waist. It has a sculptural double-breasted front panel, that maintains a vertical linear center front, rounded shape visually flanks stomach area. The skirt is straight; slightly below knee length.

Note:

This object was part of the Carrie Marcus Neiman Foundation Collection of fashion items collected by Stanley and Edward Marcus in honor of their aunt, one of the original founders of Neiman-Marcus. Begun in 1938, the collection comprised important items of fashion from each season, and included many items designed by winners of the Neiman-Marcus Fashion Awards, as well as pieces owned by or collected by Carrie Marcus-Neiman.

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Contributor(s):
  • Retailer : Neiman-Marcus Also Former Owner, and Donor. Neiman-Marcus Co. (USA) (est. 1907 in Dallas, Texas, USA, by Herbert Marcus, Carrie Marcus-Neiman, and Al Neiman)
Series Title: Carrie Marcus Neiman Foundation Collection of Fashion
Partner:
UNT College of Visual Arts + Design
Collection:
Texas Fashion Collection
Identifier:
  • OTHER: NM-1
  • LOCAL-CONT-NO: 1900.412.001
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metadc30019
Resource Type: Physical Object
Format: Image
Rights:
Access: Public
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