Ensemble - Day Dress and Jacket

One of 6 objects in the series: Cotton Award Winner available on this site.

Description

Ensemble of multi-color abstract/impressionistic foliage in green, orange, blue, lavender, and gold, consisting of: a) Day dress in sheath style, sleeveless, with a wide, rounded neckline. Center back zipper, and fully lined in royal blue acetate. Maker's tag towards bottom of zipper: "Order No. 2666 / Style 984 / Size 6 / Remarks" b) Jacket. Reaching slightly below waist-length, the jacket has a wide rounded neckline and elbow length sleeves. The center front opening secures with 3 black crocheted buttons and bound buttonholes, supplemented with a large covered snap at neckline. Lined in navy acetate. Designer's label under right armhole: ... continued below

Creation Information

Tiffeau, Jacques 1962.

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

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Designer

  • Tiffeau, Jacques Tiffeau, Jacques (b. Chenevelles, France, 1927 - d. Paris, France, 1988)

Manufacturer

  • Tiffeau & Busch Ltd. Tiffeau & Busch Ltd. (New York, USA) est. 1958 by Jacques Tiffeau and Beverly Pruzan Busch. Firm closed in 1971.

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Ensemble of multi-color abstract/impressionistic foliage in green, orange, blue, lavender, and gold, consisting of:

a) Day dress in sheath style, sleeveless, with a wide, rounded neckline. Center back zipper, and fully lined in royal blue acetate.

Maker's tag towards bottom of zipper: "Order No. 2666 / Style 984 / Size 6 / Remarks"

b) Jacket. Reaching slightly below waist-length, the jacket has a wide rounded neckline and elbow length sleeves. The center front opening secures with 3 black crocheted buttons and bound buttonholes, supplemented with a large covered snap at neckline. Lined in navy acetate.

Designer's label under right armhole: "Tiffeau & Busch Ltd. / New York"

The ensemble’s fabric is a blend of 95% cotton and 5% rayon in a linen weave.

Notes

This object was part of the Dallas Museum of Fashion collection. Founded in 1960 by the Fashion Group, Inc. of Dallas, the collection comprised important items of historic and current fashion. It was housed in the Apparel Mart, Dallas, and operated as the Dallas Museum of Fashion from 1960 until 1971. It moved to what was then North Texas State University in 1972, and became the Texas Fashion Collection.

This garment was part of the line that won Tiffeau the 1962 Cotton Award, and was a gift to the Dallas Museum of Fashion from the designer.

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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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  • 1962

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  • March 16, 2015, 2:32 p.m.

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  • March 26, 2015, 4:17 a.m.

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Tiffeau, Jacques. Ensemble - Day Dress and Jacket, physical object, 1962; (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc501303/: accessed December 15, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT College of Visual Arts + Design.