Dress

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Dress of hammered pale pink silk/wool blend crepe. High neck with scoop front, empire waist, sleeveless. Bodice is topstitched/quilted all over in 1/4" parallel rows with stitches on front following the contour lines of the armholes and neckline on front piece. Back made of three panels, with side panels with stitches following contour lines of armholes and middle panel echoing the contours from the front of dress. Bodice inner layer of same, but not stitched through. Full-length double skirt with hammer finish has 4 center front tucks and back princess seams, flares gently; inner skirt of self has 4" of ... continued below

Creation Information

Rucci, Ralph 1990/1999.

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

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  • Rucci, Ralph Rucci, Ralph (b. Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA, 1957 - )

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Dress of hammered pale pink silk/wool blend crepe. High neck with scoop front, empire waist, sleeveless. Bodice is topstitched/quilted all over in 1/4" parallel rows with stitches on front following the contour lines of the armholes and neckline on front piece. Back made of three panels, with side panels with stitches following contour lines of armholes and middle panel echoing the contours from the front of dress. Bodice inner layer of same, but not stitched through. Full-length double skirt with hammer finish has 4 center front tucks and back princess seams, flares gently; inner skirt of self has 4" of feathers at hem with 2" showing below outer skirt. Invisible zipper with hook and loop on left back princess seam.

Designer label: "CHADO / Ralph Rucci"
Size label: "10"
Content label: "60 % silk / 40% wool"
Care label: "Dry Clean / Only / Made / in U.S.A"

With scarf of brown and white silk chiffon; brown ombre along edges fades to white center; 108" x 55".

Designer label (double label, identical): "CHADO / Ralph Rucci"

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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

  • 1990/1999

Start & End Dates

  • 1990 - 1999

Added to The UNT Digital Library

  • Feb. 5, 2015, 9:59 p.m.

Description Last Updated

  • March 3, 2015, 11:15 a.m.

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Rucci, Ralph. Dress, physical object, 1990/1999; (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc499022/: accessed June 20, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT College of Visual Arts + Design.