Coat Metadata

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Title

  • Main Title Coat

Creator

  • Designer: Givenchy, Hubert de, 1927-
    Creator Type: Personal

Contributor

  • Donor: de Osborne, Claudia Heard
    Contributor Type: Personal

Date

  • Creation: 1973

Language

  • No Language

Description

  • Content Description: Coat of silk gazar with a printed pattern of red and white polka dots on a black background. The mid-length to below-knee length coat has a rolled collar and short sleeves with princess seaming. There is a center-front opening with 5 circular buttons covered with black gazar, and with piped buttonholes. At some seams are applied whole red or white polka dots where the seams had "cut" printed polka dots. Coat has designer's label at inside back, below collar: "Givenchy", folded over and sewn in a way that obscures the rest of the label: "Made In / France". This coat is part of an ensemble that includes a dress of black gazar, and has matching shoes of same fabric made by Roger Vivier of Paris (1979.011.076) Donor notes: "This is the fabric that was invented for Balenciaga and now only Givenchy can have it .... [the coat] is made so that if a dot had to be cut in half at a noticeable place, Givenchy had a whole dot appliqued over it. Monsieur Givenchy does not do this tedious handwork for all clients."

Subject

  • Art and Architecture Thesaurus (Getty): Coats (Garments)
  • University of North Texas Libraries Browse Structure: Social Life and Customs - Clothing

Primary Source

  • Item is a Primary Source

Coverage

  • Coverage Date: 1973
  • Place Name: France - Île-de-France Region - Département de Ville de Paris - Paris

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: 1979.011.050
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc30166

Note