Evening Dress

Description

Evening dress of black silk crepe. Below-knee length; sleeveless, but cut to form a very slight cap sleeve effect just off shoulder. Semi-fitted tunic-like bodice with plunging V-neckline formed by wrap construction, the lapped center front closure with two hook & bar closures at waist. Surplus fabric in front and back gathers into the narrow waistband. Skirt appears tubular, and has scalloped front hem. Designer's label at center back inside: "Halston" Size label at back inside waist: "8" Care label - dry clean only Union label (1974-1990s style)

Creation Information

Halston 1974/1983.

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. More information about this object can be viewed below.

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Designer

  • Halston Halston (Roy Halston Frowick) (b. Des Moines, Iowa, USA, 1932 - d. San Francisco, California, USA, 1990)

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Description

Evening dress of black silk crepe. Below-knee length; sleeveless, but cut to form a very slight cap sleeve effect just off shoulder. Semi-fitted tunic-like bodice with plunging V-neckline formed by wrap construction, the lapped center front closure with two hook & bar closures at waist. Surplus fabric in front and back gathers into the narrow waistband. Skirt appears tubular, and has scalloped front hem.

Designer's label at center back inside: "Halston"
Size label at back inside waist: "8"
Care label - dry clean only
Union label (1974-1990s style)

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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

  • 1974/1983

Start & End Dates

  • 1974 - 1983

Added to The UNT Digital Library

  • May 6, 2015, 4:58 p.m.

Description Last Updated

  • June 23, 2015, 5:07 a.m.

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Halston. Evening Dress, physical object, 1974/1983; (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc503773/: accessed December 11, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT College of Visual Arts + Design.