Evening Dress

Description

Evening dress of pink silk crepe. Full length tubular skirt with gathered natural waist seam and matching, attached, 3"wide, flat belt. The belt front is accented with a large five loop bow centered with a looped rosette cluster and is secured at center back opening with four hook & bars. Draped, sleeveless, side-less, tunic-style over bodice of same with open rounded neckline. The over bodice shapes over the bust with soft folds. Fitted, boned inner bodice of pink silk crepe with flesh colored spaghetti straps. Inner bodice and over bodice have separate center back zipper closures from mid-back to the ... continued below

Creation Information

Parnis, Mollie 1970.

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

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Designer

  • Parnis, Mollie Parnis, Mollie (b. New York, New York, USA, 1899 or 1905 - d. New York, New York, USA, 1992)

Donor

Retailer

  • Neiman Marcus Neiman-Marcus Co. (USA) (est. 1907 in Dallas, Texas, USA, by Herbert Marcus, Carrie Marcus-Neiman, and Al Neiman)

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Description

Evening dress of pink silk crepe. Full length tubular skirt with gathered natural waist seam and matching, attached, 3"wide, flat belt. The belt front is accented with a large five loop bow centered with a looped rosette cluster and is secured at center back opening with four hook & bars. Draped, sleeveless, side-less, tunic-style over bodice of same with open rounded neckline. The over bodice shapes over the bust with soft folds. Fitted, boned inner bodice of pink silk crepe with flesh colored spaghetti straps. Inner bodice and over bodice have separate center back zipper closures from mid-back to the waist with a single hook & loop/hook & eye at the neckline. The skirt is slit at center front from the hem to knee-level. Piece lined in pink silk. Wide, boned, white nylon tulle waist stay with center back closure.

Designer's label located inside center back of skirt at mid-thigh: "Mollie Parnis / New York"
Retailer's label attached at inside center front of skirt above the slit: "Neiman-Marcus"
Union label on center back seam below designer's label.

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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

  • 1970

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  • March 16, 2015, 2:32 p.m.

Description Last Updated

  • April 2, 2015, 12:15 a.m.

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Parnis, Mollie. Evening Dress, physical object, 1970; (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc501317/: accessed October 22, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT College of Visual Arts + Design.