Evening Ensemble - Jacket and Dress

Description

Evening ensemble of heavy pink Alaskine silk/wool blend, consisting of a jacket and dress. The jacket is a cropped, bolero style, with rounded neckline and short sleeves. It has a center front opening with single hook-and-eye at throat. The sleeves, neckline, opening, and hem are edged in band of pink and crystal beads and rhinestones. Scattered over the surface of the jacket are clusters of pearl, crystal, and silvered beads. The matching dress is full-length, with an Empire waist. It is sleeveless, with very slight scoop at front neckline, and a deep rounded scoop to mid-back at back.The straps are ... continued below

Creation Information

Gino Charles 1966/1978.

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 31 times . More information about this object can be viewed below.

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Designer

  • Gino Charles Gino Charles (New York, USA) (Brand est. 1966 by Teal Gino Traina and Malcolm Charles Starr, designed by Alan Phillips. Ended ca. 1978?)

Designer

Former owner

  • Hughes, Sarah T. Sarah Tilghman Hughes (1896-1985) lawyer and federal judge most known for administering the oath of office to Lyndon B. Johnson as President of the United States on Air Force One after the Kennedy assassination. She served 3 terms in the Texas Legislature, was the first female state district judge in Texas as well as being first woman to serve as federal district judge in Texas.

Others

  • Traina, Teal Traina, Teal (b. USA, 1917 - d. Bayville, New York, USA, 2002)
  • Starr, Malcolm Starr, Malcolm (b. USA, 1924 – d. New Canaan, Connecticut, USA, 2008; ran firm begun 1929 by Frank Starr (his father) from 1961 until it sold in 1976)

Retailer

  • Neiman Marcus Neiman-Marcus Co. (USA) (est. 1907 in Dallas, Texas, USA, by Herbert Marcus, Carrie Marcus-Neiman, and Al Neiman)

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Description

Evening ensemble of heavy pink Alaskine silk/wool blend, consisting of a jacket and dress.

The jacket is a cropped, bolero style, with rounded neckline and short sleeves. It has a center front opening with single hook-and-eye at throat. The sleeves, neckline, opening, and hem are edged in band of pink and crystal beads and rhinestones. Scattered over the surface of the jacket are clusters of pearl, crystal, and silvered beads. The matching dress is full-length, with an Empire waist. It is sleeveless, with very slight scoop at front neckline, and a deep rounded scoop to mid-back at back.The straps are heavily beaded with pink and crystal beads and rhinestones. The 4-gore A-line skirt gathers slightly into bodice. The dress has an inner pink nylon(?) sheath lining.

The jacket labels are: Retailer's label: "R.S.V.P. / Neiman-Marcus"
Designer's label, underneath retailer's label: "Gino Charles"
Size label: "8"

The dress labels are: Designer's label: "Gino Charles"
Origin label: "Made in the British / Crown Colony of Hong Kong"
Size label: "8"

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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

  • 1966/1978

Start & End Dates

  • 1966 - 1978

Added to The UNT Digital Library

  • Sept. 26, 2014, 9:40 a.m.

Description Last Updated

  • March 25, 2015, 3:59 a.m.

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Gino Charles. Evening Ensemble - Jacket and Dress, physical object, 1966/1978; (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc402501/: accessed December 13, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT College of Visual Arts + Design.