Suit - Jacket and Skirt

Description

Woman's suit of dark red leather and suede, consisting of: Jacket of dark red leather with intertwined bands of red suede at collar and sleeve edge. Styled with band collar and center front opening with six round self-covered buttons and bound buttonholes. Long fitted sleeves. Waist length, straight cut bodice with princess seams front and back. Welt pockets at each side front. Lower back has half belt with gold tone signature buckle. Lower edge straight in back, with curve toward center front point. Lightly padded shoulders. Fully lined with dark red silk "Gucci" signature jacquard fabric. Designer's label at center ... continued below

Creation Information

Gucci 1970/1980.

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

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Designer

  • Gucci Gucci (est. Florence, Italy, 1921)

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Description

Woman's suit of dark red leather and suede, consisting of:

Jacket of dark red leather with intertwined bands of red suede at collar and sleeve edge. Styled with band collar and center front opening with six round self-covered buttons and bound buttonholes. Long fitted sleeves. Waist length, straight cut bodice with princess seams front and back. Welt pockets at each side front. Lower back has half belt with gold tone signature buckle. Lower edge straight in back, with curve toward center front point. Lightly padded shoulders. Fully lined with dark red silk "Gucci" signature jacquard fabric.

Designer's label at center back neckline: "G Gucci s.r.l. / Made In Italy / Genuine Leather / leather clean only"
Size "40" tag attached to base of designer label.
Total length: 20 3/4" (52.7cm)

Skirt of dark red leather. Below knee length; flared with four panels. Straight yoke front and back. Fitted waistband. Welt pocket at each side front hip. Straight hemline. Left side plastic zipper closure with one hook at waistband. Two gold chains with "Gucci" plaque for hanging skirt at inside left and right of waistband. Fully lined in matching "Gucci" jacquard fabric.

Designer's label at center back waist: "G Gucci s.r.l. / Genuine Leather / leather clean only / Made In Italy"
Size "40" tag attached to base of designer label.

Notes

One image shows this Gucci leather suit with a Gucci gold-toned metal belt (1984.011.313) also donated by the estate of Shaindy Fenton.

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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

  • 1970/1980

Start & End Dates

  • 1970 - 1980

Added to The UNT Digital Library

  • Sept. 2, 2015, 11:34 a.m.

Description Last Updated

  • Oct. 22, 2015, 3:27 a.m.

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Gucci. Suit - Jacket and Skirt, physical object, 1970/1980; (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc701481/: accessed October 23, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT College of Visual Arts + Design.