Jacket

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Waist-length black simulated alligator jacket. The cropped shell is constructed of panels of leather blind-stamped to simulate alligator. Panels are edged with silver-colored circular metal grommeted eyelets, and are joined with knitted black cording. The high, rounded spread collar is of ribbed black knit. Zipper closure from throat to hem at center front. The jacket is unlined, and has two interior, black canvas, envelope pockets with snap closures. Label is located inside at center back, below the collar. "Paco Rabanne / Paris Made in France". Jacket was donated as part of an ensemble which also included black wool and cashmere ... continued below

Creation Information

Rabanne, Paco 1965/1970.

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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 Digital Library, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. It has been viewed 78 times . More information about this object can be viewed below.

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  • Daigre, Jean-Francois Jean-Francois Daigre (b. France, ca. 1936 - d. Paris, France, 1992) was a well known interior designer/decorator known, with his partner, Valerian Stux-Rybar, for lavish interiors and theatrical settings.

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  • Stux-Rybar, Valerian Valerian S. Rybar (b. Yugoslavia, 1919 - d. New York, New York, USA, 1990) was a well known interior designer/decorator known for lavish interiors and theatrical settings. He and his partner Jean-Francois Daigre designed for wealthy and titled clients in Europe and America.
  • Metropolitan Museum of Art

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Waist-length black simulated alligator jacket. The cropped shell is constructed of panels of leather blind-stamped to simulate alligator. Panels are edged with silver-colored circular metal grommeted eyelets, and are joined with knitted black cording. The high, rounded spread collar is of ribbed black knit. Zipper closure from throat to hem at center front. The jacket is unlined, and has two interior, black canvas, envelope pockets with snap closures.

Label is located inside at center back, below the collar. "Paco Rabanne / Paris Made in France".

Jacket was donated as part of an ensemble which also included black wool and cashmere knit sweater by Dior, and black hip-hugger trousers by Remy.

Notes

Jean-Francois Daigre donated a large group of garments and accessories to the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Some items, not retained by the Met, were transferred to the Texas Fashion collection. Most of the items so transferred were pieces that had been worn by his long-time partner, Valerian Stux-Rybar, although a few had been from the collection of Daigre himself.

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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

  • 1965/1970

Start & End Dates

  • 1965 - 1970

Added to The UNT Digital Library

  • Dec. 20, 2010, 11:16 a.m.

Description Last Updated

  • March 25, 2015, 1:47 p.m.

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Rabanne, Paco. Jacket, physical object, 1965/1970; (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc30238/: accessed April 29, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT College of Visual Arts + Design.