Evening Gown

Description

Evening gown of tulle, chiffon, and silk in antique gold and pale champagne. Dress is composed of appliqued bands of pintucked organdy edged with antique gold silk blend ribbon on pale champagne tulle, the appliques forming scalloped sections all over dress. Empire waist, strapless with sweetheart neckline. Full skirt, scalloped lower hem. Center back closure with five hidden snaps, zipper, eleven hook and eyes. From cups at bodice extend long rectangular panels of champagne tulle which cross at decollatage and drape over shoulders. Inner bodice is "free floating" and attached only at neckline, heavily boned with petersham belt. Underskirt consists ... continued below

Creation Information

de la Renta, Oscar 2000~.

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

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Designer

  • de la Renta, Oscar de la Renta, Oscar (b. Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, 1932 - d. 2014 USA)

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Retailer

  • Bergdorf-Goodman Bergdorf Goodman (New York, New York, USA) (est. as Bergdorf Goodman1901 by Edwin Goodman and Herman Berdgorf)

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Description

Evening gown of tulle, chiffon, and silk in antique gold and pale champagne. Dress is composed of appliqued bands of pintucked organdy edged with antique gold silk blend ribbon on pale champagne tulle, the appliques forming scalloped sections all over dress. Empire waist, strapless with sweetheart neckline. Full skirt, scalloped lower hem. Center back closure with five hidden snaps, zipper, eleven hook and eyes. From cups at bodice extend long rectangular panels of champagne tulle which cross at decollatage and drape over shoulders. Inner bodice is "free floating" and attached only at neckline, heavily boned with petersham belt. Underskirt consists of eight layers of gold silk tulle gathered at waist, inner attached petticoat with fifteen inch deep ruffle of four layers of same gold silk tulle, wide stiffened hemline at bottom of innermost layer of stiffened silk organza.

Designer label: "Oscar de la Renta"
Retailer label: "Bergdorf Goodman"
Care/content label: "R06 / 8E610 / 10 / Made in U S A"
Reverse of care/content label: "Shell: 50% Silk / 50% metal / Lining: 80% silk / 20% cotton / Exclusive / Embroidery / Spot Clean Only"

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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

  • 2000~

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Added to The UNT Digital Library

  • Feb. 5, 2015, 9:59 p.m.

Description Last Updated

  • March 3, 2015, 12:05 p.m.

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de la Renta, Oscar. Evening Gown, physical object, 2000~; (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc498999/: accessed October 17, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT College of Visual Arts + Design.