Evening Gown

Description

Evening gown. Strapless, full-length gown with pattern of horizontal chevrons in orange and white, and with Lurex chevrons in metallic iridescent blues, greens, and orange. Upper edge of dress with band of same fabric at 90 degree angle, and with flat bow of self at center front. Zipper at back, off-center to left side. Bodice with inner corset band with snaps and hooks-and-eyes. Dress lined in cream damask with woven logo “Mori Hanae” repeated over entire surface. With accompanying rectangular orange silk shawl/scarf/wrap. Designer's label: "Hanae Mori" with Japanese characters.

Creation Information

Mori, Hanae 1967.

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

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Designer

  • Mori, Hanae Mori, Hanae (b. Shimane Prefecture, Japan, 1926 - )

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Description

Evening gown. Strapless, full-length gown with pattern of horizontal chevrons in orange and white, and with Lurex chevrons in metallic iridescent blues, greens, and orange. Upper edge of dress with band of same fabric at 90 degree angle, and with flat bow of self at center front. Zipper at back, off-center to left side. Bodice with inner corset band with snaps and hooks-and-eyes. Dress lined in cream damask with woven logo “Mori Hanae” repeated over entire surface. With accompanying rectangular orange silk shawl/scarf/wrap. Designer's label: "Hanae Mori" with Japanese characters.

Notes

Acquired by the donor in Tokyo, Japan in 1967, and worn at the 14th Annual Tokyo Motor Show, October 25-Nov 8, 1967. Photograph of donor wearing dress at the show, and professional photos of the donor wearing the dress as a Kim Dawson Agency model were donated along with the gown.

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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

  • 1967

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Added to The UNT Digital Library

  • March 16, 2015, 2:32 p.m.

Description Last Updated

  • April 21, 2015, 12:46 p.m.

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Mori, Hanae. Evening Gown, physical object, 1967; (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc501301/: accessed October 17, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT College of Visual Arts + Design.