Dress

Description

Dress made of multiple fabrics including velvet, cotton, and silk in red, green, brown, blue, and orange multicolored floral and Indian prints, in a patchwork of vertical strips with metallic thread trim. Applied throughout are decorative metallic ovals. The dress is full length, with a flared skirt, long bell sleeves, and a low square neckline. Unlined. Zipper at center back extending from neckline to just below waist, with a single hook-and-loop at neckline. Label sewn to inside back to left of zipper: "Sant'Angelo".

Creation Information

Sant'Angelo, Giorgio di 1969.

Context

This physical object is part of the collection entitled: Texas Fashion Collection and was provided by UNT College of Visual Arts + Design to Digital Library, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. It has been viewed 49 times . More information about this object can be viewed below.

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  • Horne, Lena Horne, Lena (1917-2010) American actress, singer, dancer, and activist.

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Description

Dress made of multiple fabrics including velvet, cotton, and silk in red, green, brown, blue, and orange multicolored floral and Indian prints, in a patchwork of vertical strips with metallic thread trim. Applied throughout are decorative metallic ovals. The dress is full length, with a flared skirt, long bell sleeves, and a low square neckline. Unlined. Zipper at center back extending from neckline to just below waist, with a single hook-and-loop at neckline.

Label sewn to inside back to left of zipper: "Sant'Angelo".

Notes

This garment was worn by Lena Horne on the 1 hour television show "Kraft Music Hall Presents the Sound of Burt Bacharach", performing with Burt Bacharach and Tony Bennett. Aired November 19, 1969, on NBC.

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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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Creation Date

  • 1969

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Added to The UNT Digital Library

  • April 18, 2014, 5:08 a.m.

Description Last Updated

  • March 15, 2016, 8:53 a.m.

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Sant'Angelo, Giorgio di. Dress, physical object, 1969; (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc283760/: accessed October 22, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT College of Visual Arts + Design.