Culottes Dress

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

Description

"Culottes dress" of orange, white, and yellow silk petals over white crepe. The garment is constructed as a pair of white crepe mini-culottes with attached sleeveless overdress in the style of a pinafore of net covered in orange, white and yellow silk petals. Wide, rounded neckline scoops in back. Attached cream satin ribbon sash wraps around waist to back to form a bow, and closes with 2 hook & eyes. Over-skirt opens in back from waist to hem. Bodice with center back zipper with hook & eye. Lined in ivory silk or acetate. Designer's label at inside near hem: "DOMINIC ... continued below

Creation Information

Dominic 1960/1969.

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

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  • Dominic Dominic (Dominic Toubeix) (b. Paris, France, ca. 1927, joined Matty Talmack 1963)
  • Matty Talmack Matty Talmac (New York, New York, USA) Established 1949 by Matty and Herbert Talmack, in operation until at least 1970. Various designers worked for the House, including Dominic, John Moore, and Morty Sussman.

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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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"Culottes dress" of orange, white, and yellow silk petals over white crepe. The garment is constructed as a pair of white crepe mini-culottes with attached sleeveless overdress in the style of a pinafore of net covered in orange, white and yellow silk petals. Wide, rounded neckline scoops in back. Attached cream satin ribbon sash wraps around waist to back to form a bow, and closes with 2 hook & eyes. Over-skirt opens in back from waist to hem. Bodice with center back zipper with hook & eye. Lined in ivory silk or acetate.

Designer's label at inside near hem: "DOMINIC / for / MATTY TALMACK / New York"
Retailer's label at inside near hem: "Neiman-Marcus"
Size label near hem: "8"

Notes

This object was part of the Dallas Museum of Fashion collection. Founded in 1960 by the Fashion Group, Inc. of Dallas, the collection comprised important items of historic and current fashion. It was housed in the Apparel Mart, Dallas, and operated as the Dallas Museum of Fashion from 1960 until 1971. It moved to what was then North Texas State University in 1972, and became the Texas Fashion Collection.

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Texas Fashion Collection

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Creation Date

  • 1960/1969

Start & End Dates

  • 1960 - 1969

Added to The UNT Digital Library

  • May 6, 2015, 4:58 p.m.

Description Last Updated

  • May 14, 2015, 2:10 a.m.

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Dominic. Culottes Dress, physical object, 1960/1969; (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc503777/: accessed December 18, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT College of Visual Arts + Design.