Wedding Ensemble Metadata

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Title

  • Main Title Wedding Ensemble
  • Added Title Wedding Dress
  • Series Title Dallas Museum of Fashion Collection

Contributor

  • Donor: Dunlap, Mrs. S.H.
    Contributor Type: Personal
    Contributor Info: Mrs. S.H. Dunlap, née Edith Rhodes, of Bryan, Texas.

Date

  • Creation: 1908

Language

  • No Language

Description

  • Content Description: Wedding gown of fine white batiste with various kinds of lace. The full-length gown has a slender silhouette which flares out from the Empire waist downward to the hem. The high neckline has a standing lace collar at throat, an embroidered net section covering lower throat and upper chest, an attached small lace fichu or bertha below that, and attached lace simulated shawl collar "lapels" running from the waist at back, up and over the shoulders, to the waist at front. The short sleeves are of bands and tiers of lace, with a satin band and tightly pleated/ruched rosette on each sleeve near cuff. At waist is a wide satin band with larger pleated/ruched satin rosette in front and back. The main body of the skirt has a vertical inset lace panel at front and back which runs from waist to about knee-height. The lower part of the skirt is made of inset horizontal bands of various types of lace Dress has a center back opening with a series of 28 hook-and-eyes, four hook-and-eyes for satin band at waist, and 3 hook-and-eyes for inner waistband. Not shown are accompanying half slip edged with lace and elbow-length kidskin leather gloves size 5 3/4.
  • Physical Description: Size 8.

Subject

  • Art and Architecture Thesaurus (Getty): Wedding Dresses
  • Art and Architecture Thesaurus (Getty): Dresses (Garments)
  • University of North Texas Libraries Browse Structure: Social Life and Customs - Clothing
  • University of North Texas Libraries Browse Structure: Social Life and Customs - Customs - Weddings
  • Art and Architecture Thesaurus (Getty): Lace (Needlework)

Primary Source

  • Item is a Primary Source

Coverage

  • Coverage Date: 1908

Collection

  • Name: Texas Fashion Collection
    Code: TXFC

Institution

  • Name: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design
    Code: UNTCVA

Rights

  • Rights Access: public
  • Rights License: by-nc-nd
  • Rights Statement: All Texas Fashion Collection content and images are copyrighted.

Resource Type

  • Physical Object

Format

  • Image

Identifier

  • Accession or Local Control No: 1967.026.001
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc30062

Note

  • Display Note: This object was part of the Dallas Museum of Fashion collection. Founded in 1960 by the Fashion Group, Inc. of Dallas, the collection comprised important items of historic and current fashion. It was housed in the Apparel Mart, Dallas, and operated as the Dallas Museum of Fashion from 1960 until 1971. It moved to what was then North Texas State University in 1972, and became the Texas Fashion Collection.