Ballgown

Description

Design for ballgown or wedding dress. Color sketch of full length front and back views of gown with A-line skirt. Top tier of skirt in floral design gathers at dropped waist and forms a U in back. Underskirt appears to be box pleated sheer fabric; alternative view of underskirt in bottom left corner depicts three tiers of tightly pleated fabric. Bateau neckline with cap sleeves of fabric matching top tier of skirt forms a deep V shape in back view.

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1 original artwork : col. ; h x w cm.

Creation Information

Wolff, Lilli 1950/1969.

Context

This artwork is part of the collection entitled: Texas Fashion Collection and was provided by the UNT College of Visual Arts + Design to the UNT Digital Library, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. More information about this work can be viewed below.

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  • Wolff, Lilli b. Germany, 1896 - d. Dallas, Texas, USA, 1983

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Description

Design for ballgown or wedding dress. Color sketch of full length front and back views of gown with A-line skirt. Top tier of skirt in floral design gathers at dropped waist and forms a U in back. Underskirt appears to be box pleated sheer fabric; alternative view of underskirt in bottom left corner depicts three tiers of tightly pleated fabric. Bateau neckline with cap sleeves of fabric matching top tier of skirt forms a deep V shape in back view.

Physical Description

1 original artwork : col. ; h x w cm.

Notes

From the archives of photographs, designs, and clippings assembled by designer Lilli Wolff, recording her activities.

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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.

Lilli Wolff Collection

Scrapbooks, photographs, and fashion drawings from designer Lilli Wolff.

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Creation Date

  • 1950/1969

Added to The UNT Digital Library

  • Nov. 4, 2015, 9:58 a.m.

Description Last Updated

  • May 20, 2020, 8:23 a.m.

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Wolff, Lilli. Ballgown, artwork, 1950/1969; (https://digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc770689/: accessed July 27, 2021), University of North Texas Libraries, UNT Digital Library, https://digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT College of Visual Arts + Design.

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