Dress

Description

Dress of yellow nylon and chiffon with floral print in greens, white, and pale orange. Full-length dress consists of layers. Inner yellow nylon(?) sheath, sleeveless, with neckline with slight, shallow rounding. Center back zipper. Outer layer is attached to inner only at neckline and armholes. Full-length, flowing outer layer of yellow chiffon with floral print. Vertical pin tucks at left and right of neckline from shoulders mid-bust. Long, flowing panels from shoulders, not true sleeves, not closed along underside/inside of arm, but extending as over-sized cap sleeves - also described as "open kimono sleeves" or "over-sized flutter sleeves". Center back ... continued below

Creation Information

Traina, Teal 1974/1978.

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

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Designer

  • Traina, Teal Traina, Teal (b. USA, 1917 - d. Bayville, New York, USA, 2002)

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Description

Dress of yellow nylon and chiffon with floral print in greens, white, and pale orange. Full-length dress consists of layers. Inner yellow nylon(?) sheath, sleeveless, with neckline with slight, shallow rounding. Center back zipper. Outer layer is attached to inner only at neckline and armholes. Full-length, flowing outer layer of yellow chiffon with floral print. Vertical pin tucks at left and right of neckline from shoulders mid-bust. Long, flowing panels from shoulders, not true sleeves, not closed along underside/inside of arm, but extending as over-sized cap sleeves - also described as "open kimono sleeves" or "over-sized flutter sleeves". Center back closure with 12 self covered buttons and loops.

Designer's label at inside back zipper: "Teal Traina / New York"
Care label at side seam near hem: "Professionally / Dry Clean / Only"
Union label at side seam near hem.
Size label at side seam near hem: "10"
Spare cloth-covered button sewn near union/care/size labels.

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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

  • 1974/1978

Start & End Dates

  • 1974 - 1978

Added to The UNT Digital Library

  • Sept. 2, 2015, 11:34 a.m.

Description Last Updated

  • Sept. 24, 2015, 2:27 a.m.

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Traina, Teal. Dress, physical object, 1974/1978; (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc701394/: accessed August 16, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT College of Visual Arts + Design.