Evening dress

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Dress of black silk and chiffon; strapless; full length; bodice is silk quilted in horizontal rows in 5 horizontal sections; top section attaches just below the bust and has 2 darts; 3rd and 4th sections join at waistline; bottom section goes over the hips and joins to a full knife-pleated chiffon skirt with a knife-pleated chiffon ruffle in the seam; CB zipper; 5 black silk bows at CB from neckline to waist; 19 tiny black non-working buttons down CB below the bows and ending at chiffon skirt; black silk lining. 9 layers of crinoline: From outside: 2 layers of knife-pleated … continued below

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1 dress

Creation Information

Wang, Vera Spring 2000.

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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 443 times. More information about this object can be viewed below.

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Dress of black silk and chiffon; strapless; full length; bodice is silk quilted in horizontal rows in 5 horizontal sections; top section attaches just below the bust and has 2 darts; 3rd and 4th sections join at waistline; bottom section goes over the hips and joins to a full knife-pleated chiffon skirt with a knife-pleated chiffon ruffle in the seam; CB zipper; 5 black silk bows at CB from neckline to waist; 19 tiny black non-working buttons down CB below the bows and ending at chiffon skirt; black silk lining. 9 layers of crinoline: From outside: 2 layers of knife-pleated chiffon; 5 layers of net; 1 layer of foundation net/interfacing; 1 layer of stiff net with heavy hem. Inner layer/lining of silk with heavy hem and stiffening.

Designer Label: Vera Wang

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1 dress

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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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  • Spring 2000

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  • May 31, 2020, 8:30 p.m.

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  • Feb. 3, 2021, 5:12 p.m.

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Wang, Vera. Evening dress, physical object, Spring 2000; (https://digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc1639162/: accessed January 30, 2023), University of North Texas Libraries, UNT Digital Library, https://digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT College of Visual Arts + Design.

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