Ensemble - Dress and Jacket

Description:

Ensemble of oatmeal colored wool tweed:

a) Jacket of beige and black wool tweed with V-neckline with standard notched collar and wide lapels; short, princess seams; 3/4 length, set in, two piece sleeves; double breasted opening with four round, plastic, beige buttons and two bound buttonholes supplemented by single large covered snap inside lap at waist; fully lined in beige silk. Label stitched inside back neck below collar.

b) Dress of same; sleeveless; falling just below the knee; deep rounded neckline; empire waist seam; straight skirt has slight gathers in front; left side underarm zipper closure supplemented by single hook&eye closure; folded hem; armhole and neck facings; brassiere strap keepers snap inside shoulders; unlined.

Creator(s): Balenciaga, Cristóbal
Location(s):
Creation Date: 1960
Partner(s):
UNT College of Visual Arts + Design
Collection(s):
Texas Fashion Collection
Usage:
Total Uses: 16
Past 30 days: 0
Yesterday: 0
Creator (Designer):
Date(s):
  • Creation: 1960
Coverage:
Place
France - Île-de-France Region - Département de Ville de Paris - Paris
Place
United States - Texas - Dallas County - Dallas
Date
1960  
Description:

Ensemble of oatmeal colored wool tweed:

a) Jacket of beige and black wool tweed with V-neckline with standard notched collar and wide lapels; short, princess seams; 3/4 length, set in, two piece sleeves; double breasted opening with four round, plastic, beige buttons and two bound buttonholes supplemented by single large covered snap inside lap at waist; fully lined in beige silk. Label stitched inside back neck below collar.

b) Dress of same; sleeveless; falling just below the knee; deep rounded neckline; empire waist seam; straight skirt has slight gathers in front; left side underarm zipper closure supplemented by single hook&eye closure; folded hem; armhole and neck facings; brassiere strap keepers snap inside shoulders; unlined.

Note:

This object was part of the Dallas Museum of Fashion collection. Founded in 1960 by the Fashion Group, Inc. of Dallas, the collection comprised important items of historic and current fashion. It was housed in the Apparel Mart, Dallas, and operated as the Dallas Museum of Fashion from 1960 until 1971. It moved to what was then North Texas State University in 1972, and became the Texas Fashion Collection.

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Contributor(s):
Series Title: Dallas Museum of Fashion Collection
Partner:
UNT College of Visual Arts + Design
Collection:
Texas Fashion Collection
Identifier:
  • LOCAL-CONT-NO: 1965.043.015
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metadc30050
Resource Type: Physical Object
Format: Image
Rights:
Access: Public
Statement: All Texas Fashion Collection content and images are copyrighted.