Skirt Suit

Description

Daytime skirt suit of Prince of Wales check wool in gray with pink and brown check. The skirt suit consists of: A) Jacket, hip length, with full-length sleeves. Center front opening secured with hooks and eyes. 4 pockets at front, each with turned-back cuff pockets of silk brocade at breast level and below waist; the silk brocade of ecru background with pink and red flowers on green vines; asymmetric flared peplum at back featuring geometric cut; stand up collar is lined in matching silk brocade. B) Skirt of matching wool, straight and knee-length, with an 8” slit at center-back with ... continued below

Creation Information

McQueen, Lee Alexander 1996/2001.

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

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Designers

  • McQueen, Lee Alexander McQueen, Lee Alexander (b. Lewisham, London, United Kingdom 1969 - d. London, United Kingdom, 2010), Head Designer for the House of Givenchy, 1996 to 2001.
  • House of Givenchy House of Givenchy (est. Paris, France, 1952)

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Manufacturer

  • Dal Co' Maker of the shoes; Dal Co' (Rome, Italy) (est. ca.1950, by Alberto Dal Co' (1902-1963))

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  • Main Title: Skirt Suit
  • Added Title: Ensemble - Skirt Suit and Shoes

Description

Daytime skirt suit of Prince of Wales check wool in gray with pink and brown check. The skirt suit consists of: A) Jacket, hip length, with full-length sleeves. Center front opening secured with hooks and eyes. 4 pockets at front, each with turned-back cuff pockets of silk brocade at breast level and below waist; the silk brocade of ecru background with pink and red flowers on green vines; asymmetric flared peplum at back featuring geometric cut; stand up collar is lined in matching silk brocade. B) Skirt of matching wool, straight and knee-length, with an 8” slit at center-back with inset of fan-like accordion pleated godet. C) Two matching pair of shoes, one pair of silk brocade matching the pocket flaps, and the other pair of gray wool matching the rest of the outfit. Both pair are heeled pumps designed with pointed toe, the heels are a modified spike. Lined in gold leather. The shoes are all stamped "Dal Co' / Roma".

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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

  • 1996/2001

Start & End Dates

  • 1996 - 2001

Added to The UNT Digital Library

  • Dec. 4, 2014, 2:16 p.m.

Description Last Updated

  • Jan. 27, 2015, 10:24 a.m.

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McQueen, Lee Alexander. Skirt Suit, physical object, 1996/2001; (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc461875/: accessed May 25, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT College of Visual Arts + Design.