Cocktail dress

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Evening/cocktail dress of black and white checked synthetic acetate taffeta. Knee length. Boned bodice is a strapless bustier made with small checked taffeta with a V-shaped inset of larger checks and 4 light blue grosgrain ribbon bows descending the inset. Overskirt is a full, flat pleated skirt made of the same larger checked fabric as the inset. The underskirt has a pink ruffled hem extending below top skirt attached to the underskirt by a light blue grosgrain ribbon. Center back zipper closure with hook & eye. Built in petticoat and lined with netting; lined in white acetate. Designer's label at ... continued below

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1 dress

Creation Information

Costa, Victor 1993.

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

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Evening/cocktail dress of black and white checked synthetic acetate taffeta. Knee length. Boned bodice is a strapless bustier made with small checked taffeta with a V-shaped inset of larger checks and 4 light blue grosgrain ribbon bows descending the inset. Overskirt is a full, flat pleated skirt made of the same larger checked fabric as the inset. The underskirt has a pink ruffled hem extending below top skirt attached to the underskirt by a light blue grosgrain ribbon. Center back zipper closure with hook & eye. Built in petticoat and lined with netting; lined in white acetate.

Designer's label at center back: "Original / Sample / Victor Costa Boutique / Style 1505 / Season Resort 1993"
Content/care/size tag at right side seam of bodice.

Physical Description

1 dress

Notes

Original Sample style #1505 Season Resort 1993 price $98.00. Versace inspired.

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Texas Fashion Collection

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  • 1993

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  • May 31, 2020, 9:36 p.m.

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  • June 26, 2020, 12:44 p.m.

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Costa, Victor. Cocktail dress, physical object, 1993; (https://digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc1639347/: accessed July 15, 2020), University of North Texas Libraries, UNT Digital Library, https://digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT College of Visual Arts + Design.