Dress

Description

Semi-formal gown of ivory silk faille and light green taffeta. Below knee-length, the ivory silk faille bodice is sleeveless and has a jewel neckline . Arched princess seams from arm opening to dropped waistline are mirrored on back. Patch pockets cut on bias at hips. The light green taffeta skirt gathers to the ivory silk faille bodice at dropped waist, and has attached interior supporting structure of 5-1/2" and 17" tiers of stiffened synthetic organdy(?). The dress has a center back zipper with hook & eye and hook & eye with snap at skirt. Bodice lined in ivory synthetic fabric ... continued below

Creation Information

Tassell, Gustave 1960.

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

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Designer

  • Tassell, Gustave Tassell, Gustave (b. Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA, 1926 - d. Los Angeles, California, USA, 2014)

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Retailer

  • Lou Lattimore Lou Lattimore (Dallas, Texas) (est. by 1948, closed 1991)

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Description

Semi-formal gown of ivory silk faille and light green taffeta. Below knee-length, the ivory silk faille bodice is sleeveless and has a jewel neckline . Arched princess seams from arm opening to dropped waistline are mirrored on back. Patch pockets cut on bias at hips. The light green taffeta skirt gathers to the ivory silk faille bodice at dropped waist, and has attached interior supporting structure of 5-1/2" and 17" tiers of stiffened synthetic organdy(?). The dress has a center back zipper with hook & eye and hook & eye with snap at skirt. Bodice lined in ivory synthetic fabric and skirt is lined cotton organdy.

Designer's label at left side seam: "Tassell"
Retailer's label at center back neckline: "Lou Lattimore / Dallas"

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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

  • 1960

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  • March 16, 2015, 2:32 p.m.

Description Last Updated

  • March 27, 2015, 3:03 a.m.

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Tassell, Gustave. Dress, physical object, 1960; (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc501312/: accessed December 18, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT College of Visual Arts + Design.