Ensemble

Description:

Ensemble in black and oatmeal colored wool, consisting of:

A) Jacket: Semi-fitted wool in abstracted herringbone weave with black and oatmeal yarns running double throughout; moderately rounded neckline with asymmetrical mandarin collar; full-length raglan sleeves with overarm seam and undersleeve; double breasted front opening with eight round, plastic, oatmeal colored buttons and four bound buttonholes supplemented by single hook & eye inside lap at waist; vertical welt pockets on front lined in black silk; fully lined in black silk.

Designer's label at inside collar: "Balenciaga / 10 Avenue George V Paris" and "Made in France".
Retailer's label at inside side seam: "Neiman-Marcus"

B) Dress: Knee length dress; bodice of black wool gauze with jewel neckline; sleeveless; lapped centerfront opening with four round self-covered buttons and bound buttonholes supplemented by single snap and hook & eye; bodice gathers into seam at natural waistline; gathered hip yoke of same gauze; straight skirt of matching herringbone has three snaps at centerfront opening; folded hem; gauze is lined in black silk organdy; skirt is unlined.

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: 24
Past 30 days: 7
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:

Ensemble in black and oatmeal colored wool, consisting of:

A) Jacket: Semi-fitted wool in abstracted herringbone weave with black and oatmeal yarns running double throughout; moderately rounded neckline with asymmetrical mandarin collar; full-length raglan sleeves with overarm seam and undersleeve; double breasted front opening with eight round, plastic, oatmeal colored buttons and four bound buttonholes supplemented by single hook & eye inside lap at waist; vertical welt pockets on front lined in black silk; fully lined in black silk.

Designer's label at inside collar: "Balenciaga / 10 Avenue George V Paris" and "Made in France".
Retailer's label at inside side seam: "Neiman-Marcus"

B) Dress: Knee length dress; bodice of black wool gauze with jewel neckline; sleeveless; lapped centerfront opening with four round self-covered buttons and bound buttonholes supplemented by single snap and hook & eye; bodice gathers into seam at natural waistline; gathered hip yoke of same gauze; straight skirt of matching herringbone has three snaps at centerfront opening; folded hem; gauze is lined in black silk organdy; skirt is unlined.

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Contributor(s):
Partner:
UNT College of Visual Arts + Design
Collection:
Texas Fashion Collection
Identifier:
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metadc30045
Resource Type: Physical Object
Format: Image
Rights:
Access: Public
Statement: All Texas Fashion Collection content and images are copyrighted.