Evening Dress

One of 319 objects in the series: Dallas Museum of Fashion Collection available on this site.

Description

Evening dress of pale champagne silk chiffon crepe; fitted bodice of silk chiffon with silk satin ribbon trim, and vertical stripes which go down to hem of skirt. Silk satin ribbon forms a V from center-front bodice and wraps over shoulders to back of dress. Ribbon bow at center back falls to middle of skirt and hides a zipper and hook&eye closure. Bodice has interior support with boning and petersham. Mid-length skirt has many layers of chiffon creating a full appearance; skirt is lined in matching silk. Designer's label at left side seam: "Galanos" Retailer's label on lining at bottom ... continued below

Creation Information

Galanos, James 1950/1956.

Context

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Designer

  • Galanos, James Galanos, James (b. Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA, 1924 - )

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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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Evening dress of pale champagne silk chiffon crepe; fitted bodice of silk chiffon with silk satin ribbon trim, and vertical stripes which go down to hem of skirt. Silk satin ribbon forms a V from center-front bodice and wraps over shoulders to back of dress. Ribbon bow at center back falls to middle of skirt and hides a zipper and hook&eye closure. Bodice has interior support with boning and petersham. Mid-length skirt has many layers of chiffon creating a full appearance; skirt is lined in matching silk.

Designer's label at left side seam: "Galanos"
Retailer's label on lining at bottom of back skirt seam: "Neiman-Marcus"

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Texas Fashion Collection

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Creation Date

  • 1950/1956

Start & End Dates

  • 1950 - 1955

Added to The UNT Digital Library

  • May 6, 2015, 4:58 p.m.

Description Last Updated

  • May 14, 2015, 9:25 a.m.

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Galanos, James. Evening Dress, physical object, 1950/1956; (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc503742/: accessed January 22, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT College of Visual Arts + Design.