Evening Jacket

Description

Evening jacket of black net and gold embellishments. Collarless neckline has slight scalloped effect. Long sleeves and flared shape from waistline. Center front opening with zipper having a black tassel with 3 strands of covered globes. Constructed of layered netting with encased gold lame cut outs and leaf motifs of black lace, gold lace, beading, sequins and gold braid by Lesage. Designer's label at left side seam near armhole: "Pierre Balmain / Paris" Style number on back of designer's label: "172.377"

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de la Renta, Oscar Fall/Winter 1993/1994.

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

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Designers

  • de la Renta, Oscar de la Renta, Oscar (b. Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, 1932 - d. 2014 USA) Head designer for the House of Balmain, 1993-2003.
  • House of Balmain House of Balmain (Paris, France) was founded by Pierre Balmain (b. Aix-les-Bains, France, 1914 - d. Paris, France, 1982) Oscar de la Renta was Head Designer for the House from 1993-2003.

Manufacturer

  • Maison Lesage Maison Lesage (Paris, France) originally founded as embroidery workshop of Michonet in 1858, taken over by the Lesage family in 1924, and made famous for the quality of the embroidery and beading.

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Evening jacket of black net and gold embellishments. Collarless neckline has slight scalloped effect. Long sleeves and flared shape from waistline. Center front opening with zipper having a black tassel with 3 strands of covered globes. Constructed of layered netting with encased gold lame cut outs and leaf motifs of black lace, gold lace, beading, sequins and gold braid by Lesage.

Designer's label at left side seam near armhole: "Pierre Balmain / Paris"
Style number on back of designer's label: "172.377"

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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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  • Fall/Winter 1993/1994

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  • March 16, 2015, 2:32 p.m.

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  • June 19, 2018, 3:18 p.m.

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de la Renta, Oscar. Evening Jacket, physical object, Fall/Winter 1993/1994; (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc501364/: accessed November 19, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT College of Visual Arts + Design.