Ensemble - Blouse and Skirt

Description

Greek inspired evening ensemble of black velvet, yellow satin, and embroidered appliques with purple satin skirt. A) Blouse styled to appear as a vest of black rayon velvet trimmed with bands of floral and leaf motif embroidery with gold braid, beads, and multicolored embroidered flowers. Center front opening with closure of 5 large covered snaps. Large floral appliques on center back and at center front opening. Over-sized puffed sleeves of yellow rayon/silk blend satin to elbows; 2-1/2" cuffs have closure of two covered snaps. Designer's label at center back neckline: "Victor Costa" Union label attached under designer label. Fiber content ... continued below

Creation Information

Costa, Victor 1990.

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

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Designer

  • Costa, Victor Also Donor. Costa, Victor (b. Houston, Texas, USA, 1935 - )

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Greek inspired evening ensemble of black velvet, yellow satin, and embroidered appliques with purple satin skirt.

A) Blouse styled to appear as a vest of black rayon velvet trimmed with bands of floral and leaf motif embroidery with gold braid, beads, and multicolored embroidered flowers. Center front opening with closure of 5 large covered snaps. Large floral appliques on center back and at center front opening. Over-sized puffed sleeves of yellow rayon/silk blend satin to elbows; 2-1/2" cuffs have closure of two covered snaps.

Designer's label at center back neckline: "Victor Costa"
Union label attached under designer label.
Fiber content label at right side seam.

B) Skirt in purple rayon/silk blend satin. Full, gathered, floor length. Center back zipper closure with two hook & bars on the 2" waistband. Slit pockets at side seams. Fully lined in dark rose synthetic reinforced at waist with 10" gathers of stiff purple tulle at sides of hips. Hem of skirt reinforced with 2" band of horsehair.

Designer's label at center waist neckline: "Victor Costa"
Union and fiber content labels attached under designer label.

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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

  • 1990

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  • Sept. 2, 2015, 11:34 a.m.

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  • Dec. 26, 2015, 8:42 a.m.

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Costa, Victor. Ensemble - Blouse and Skirt, physical object, 1990; (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc701373/: accessed August 19, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT College of Visual Arts + Design.