Jacket Metadata

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  • Main Title Jacket


  • Designer: Rabanne, Paco
    Creator Type: Personal


  • Former owner: Stux-Rybar, Valerian
    Contributor Type: Personal
    Contributor Info: 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.
  • Donor: Daigre, Jean-Francois
    Contributor Type: Personal
    Contributor Info: 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.
  • Former owner: Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York, N.Y.)
    Contributor Type: Organization


  • Creation: 1965/1970


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  • Content Description: 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.


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Primary Source

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  • Start Date: 1965
  • End Date: 1970
  • Place Name: France - Île-de-France Region - Département de Ville de Paris - Paris


  • Name: Texas Fashion Collection
    Code: TXFC


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


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

Resource Type

  • Physical Object


  • Image


  • Accession or Local Control No: 1991.006.005
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc30238


  • Display Note: 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.