Evening Jacket

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Jacket of black satin covered with velvet floral and embroidery appliques. Hip-length jacket flares from waist to hem. Standing portrait collar with sweetheart neckline. Long fitted sleeves with flared black satin cuffs. Center front opening with 5 non-functioning large circular black satin covered buttons and various hidden hooks and snaps. Complex inner structure. Jacket has inner boned bustier-like structure that zippers up front and has inner petersham belt below bust. Jacket "shell" is attached to this structure. All parts lined. Designer's label at left inside seam: "Pierre Balmain" Handwritten style(?) tag underneath: "172379" Jacket is part of an ensemble, and ... continued below

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de la Renta, Oscar Fall Winter 1993 1994.

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

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  • de la Renta, Oscar de la Renta, Oscar (b. Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, 1932 - d. 2014 USA) Head designer for the House of Balmain, 1993-2003.
  • House of Balmain House of Balmain (Paris, France) was founded by Pierre Balmain (b. Aix-les-Bains, France, 1914 - d. Paris, France, 1982) Oscar de la Renta was Head Designer for the House from 1993-2003.

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Jacket of black satin covered with velvet floral and embroidery appliques. Hip-length jacket flares from waist to hem. Standing portrait collar with sweetheart neckline. Long fitted sleeves with flared black satin cuffs. Center front opening with 5 non-functioning large circular black satin covered buttons and various hidden hooks and snaps. Complex inner structure. Jacket has inner boned bustier-like structure that zippers up front and has inner petersham belt below bust. Jacket "shell" is attached to this structure. All parts lined.
Designer's label at left inside seam: "Pierre Balmain"
Handwritten style(?) tag underneath: "172379"
Jacket is part of an ensemble, and has a matching short black wool skirt with black satin band at waist.

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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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  • Fall Winter 1993 1994

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  • Sept. 26, 2014, 9:40 a.m.

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  • June 19, 2018, 3:16 p.m.

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de la Renta, Oscar. Evening Jacket, physical object, Fall Winter 1993 1994; (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc402541/: accessed October 18, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT College of Visual Arts + Design.