Body Suit With Tunic

Description:

Ensemble consisting of two pieces. Base garment is a light green knitted silk jersey bodysuit with over-length sleeves and legs. Zipper closure from throat to lower back at center back, with one hook-and-eye closure at top of zipper. Over the bodysuit is a tunic/tabard formed of two long rectangular panels of black silk with white printed polka dots all over. There are thin "straps" simulated at shoulders where panels meet, and a slightly rounded neckline. The panels are sewn at left side for 17 cm. below arm and open the rest of the length. On right side are three snaps and one hook-and-eye closure. The left shoulder is sewn shut, while the right side opens with hook-and-eye closure. The panels are lined in shocking pink silk.

Label in bodysuit: At inside left back, just beside zipper: "Rudi Gernreich".

Labels in tunic/tabard: At back inside, just below neckline: "Neiman-Marcus / Trophy Room"; At front inside, just below neckline: "Rudi Gernreich"

Creator(s): Gernreich, Rudi
Location(s): United States
Creation Date: 1965  
Partner(s):
UNT College of Visual Arts + Design
Collection(s):
Texas Fashion Collection
Usage:
Total Uses: 213
Past 30 days: 6
Yesterday: 0
Creator (Designer):
Date(s):
  • Creation: 1965
Coverage:
Place
United States
Date
1965  
Description:

Ensemble consisting of two pieces. Base garment is a light green knitted silk jersey bodysuit with over-length sleeves and legs. Zipper closure from throat to lower back at center back, with one hook-and-eye closure at top of zipper. Over the bodysuit is a tunic/tabard formed of two long rectangular panels of black silk with white printed polka dots all over. There are thin "straps" simulated at shoulders where panels meet, and a slightly rounded neckline. The panels are sewn at left side for 17 cm. below arm and open the rest of the length. On right side are three snaps and one hook-and-eye closure. The left shoulder is sewn shut, while the right side opens with hook-and-eye closure. The panels are lined in shocking pink silk.

Label in bodysuit: At inside left back, just beside zipper: "Rudi Gernreich".

Labels in tunic/tabard: At back inside, just below neckline: "Neiman-Marcus / Trophy Room"; At front inside, just below neckline: "Rudi Gernreich"

Language(s):
Subject(s):
Contributor(s):
Added Title: Jumpsuit
Added Title: Ensemble - Bodysuit and Tabard
Partner:
UNT College of Visual Arts + Design
Collection:
Texas Fashion Collection
Identifier:
  • LOCAL-CONT-NO: 1900.628.001
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metadc30029
Resource Type: Physical Object
Format: Image
Rights:
Access: Public
Statement: All Texas Fashion Collection content and images are copyrighted.