Cocktail Dress

Description:

Cocktail dress with black, cotton knit bodice and full, chocolate brown silk faille skirt. Bodice has long sleeves with zippered wrists. Center back zipper closure with hook & eye. Stand up, mandarin collar. Bodice forms V at center front, gathered waist. Lined in black organdy with built in petticoats of black tulle. Six inch wide black grosgrain petersham at inner waist with 5 large hook & eyes.

Combined designer/retailer label on inside seam of skirt towards hem: "Norman Norell for Neiman-Marcus"

Creator(s): Norell, Norman
Location(s):
Creation Date: 1958
Partner(s):
UNT College of Visual Arts + Design
Collection(s):
Texas Fashion Collection
Usage:
Total Uses: 5
Past 30 days: 2
Yesterday: 0
Creator (Designer):
Norell, Norman

Norell, Norman (b. Noblesville, Indiana, USA, 1900 - d. New York, New York, USA, 1972)

Date(s):
  • Creation: 1958
Coverage:
Place
United States - New York - New York City
Place
United States - Texas - Dallas County - Dallas
Date
1958  
Description:

Cocktail dress with black, cotton knit bodice and full, chocolate brown silk faille skirt. Bodice has long sleeves with zippered wrists. Center back zipper closure with hook & eye. Stand up, mandarin collar. Bodice forms V at center front, gathered waist. Lined in black organdy with built in petticoats of black tulle. Six inch wide black grosgrain petersham at inner waist with 5 large hook & eyes.

Combined designer/retailer label on inside seam of skirt towards hem: "Norman Norell for Neiman-Marcus"

Language(s):
Subject(s):
Contributor(s):
Partner:
UNT College of Visual Arts + Design
Collection:
Texas Fashion Collection
Identifier:
  • LOCAL-CONT-NO: 1978.008.077
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metadc330538
Resource Type: Physical Object
Format: Image
Rights:
Access: Public
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