Ball gown of white pique cotton.

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1 ballgown

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Balenciaga, Cristobal, 1895-1972 1960/1969.


This physical object is part of the collection entitled: Texas Fashion Collection and was provided by the UNT College of Visual Arts + Design to the UNT Digital Library, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. It has been viewed 24 times. More information about this object can be viewed below.


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Ball gown of white pique cotton.

Physical Description

1 ballgown


A) Ball gown of white pique cotton. Full-length with wide bateau neckline, sleeveless, slightly raised waistline. Center back opening with 5 self-covered buttons and bound buttonholes and 3 hooks and eyes below waistband. Slightly trained full skirt. Unlined. White grosgrain ribbon inner petersham.
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B) Belt/sash of fuchsia silk satin, wide, with large rectangular self-covered buckle at front, with large trailing ends at back to tie into bow.
C) Petticoat of white cotton. with 3" yoke at front, into which full, full-length skirt gathers. 1/2" waistband. Left side opening with 6 snaps.


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Texas Fashion Collection

The UNT Texas Fashion Collection is dedicated to the preservation and documentation of historically significant fashion, and serves as an educational and inspirational resource for students, researchers, and the general public. This vital resource is part of the UNT College of Visual Arts + Design.

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  • 1960/1969

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  • May 31, 2020, 8:30 p.m.

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  • Jan. 2, 2023, 12:47 p.m.

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Balenciaga, Cristobal, 1895-1972. Ballgown, physical object, 1960/1969; ( accessed May 29, 2023), University of North Texas Libraries, UNT Digital Library,; crediting UNT College of Visual Arts + Design.

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