Evening Dress

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Evening dress of layered green chiffon. The full-length dress has an empire waistline, a high rounded jewel neckline, and long sleeves with zippered cuffs. The dress is composed of a top layer of chiffon with gold metallic thread embroidered dots/circles, the bodice and sleeves with further embellishment of scattered rosettes of gold beads and sequins, and single sequins. The waist is ornamented with bands of gold beads (spherical and wheat), and sequins spreading from waist upwards. The dress has an under-layer of heavy green silk crepe. from bust to hem. Center back zipper with hook & eye on bodice and ... continued below

Creation Information

Parnis, Mollie 1963.

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

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

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Description

Evening dress of layered green chiffon. The full-length dress has an empire waistline, a high rounded jewel neckline, and long sleeves with zippered cuffs. The dress is composed of a top layer of chiffon with gold metallic thread embroidered dots/circles, the bodice and sleeves with further embellishment of scattered rosettes of gold beads and sequins, and single sequins. The waist is ornamented with bands of gold beads (spherical and wheat), and sequins spreading from waist upwards. The dress has an under-layer of heavy green silk crepe. from bust to hem. Center back zipper with hook & eye on bodice and 2 snaps on chiffon below bodice.

Designer's label at center back seam of lining below zipper: "Mollie Parnis / New York"

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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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  • 1963

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  • March 16, 2015, 2:32 p.m.

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  • March 26, 2015, 11 a.m.

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Parnis, Mollie. Evening Dress, physical object, 1963; (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc501351/: accessed May 26, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT College of Visual Arts + Design.