Evening Jacket

Description

Evening jacket of black silk with sequin decoration. Hip length jacket with long sleeves. High, rounded collar with two hook-and-eyes just below throat, and center front opening with 9 hidden snaps and two hook-and-eyes. Neckline, cuffs, hem, and cf opening heavily beaded/sequined in gold and copper with small Paisley forms in green and blue/gray chain stitch embroidery. Body of jacket decorated in large blocks of overlapping sequins in iridescent purple, iridescent dark green, and black sequins. Torso lined in black silk; sleeves unlined. Designer's label at inside back collar: “Naeem Khan / Riazee / Nights”; Retailer's label at inside back ... continued below

Creation Information

Khan, Naeem 1981/1989.

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

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Designer

  • Khan, Naeem Khan, Naeem (b. India, 1958; moved to USA, founded Riazee line 1981, closed line ca.1995; opened new line 2003)

Donor

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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Description

Evening jacket of black silk with sequin decoration. Hip length jacket with long sleeves. High, rounded collar with two hook-and-eyes just below throat, and center front opening with 9 hidden snaps and two hook-and-eyes. Neckline, cuffs, hem, and cf opening heavily beaded/sequined in gold and copper with small Paisley forms in green and blue/gray chain stitch embroidery. Body of jacket decorated in large blocks of overlapping sequins in iridescent purple, iridescent dark green, and black sequins. Torso lined in black silk; sleeves unlined.

Designer's label at inside back collar: “Naeem Khan / Riazee / Nights”;
Retailer's label at inside back collar: “Neiman Marcus”;
Content/Origin label at inside back collar: “Suzarilla / Pure Silk Garments / with silk lining / Made in India”
Size label at inside back collar: "8"

Notes

Acquired by the donor at the Houston branch of Neiman-Marcus, the jacket comes with the original bag of spare sequins.

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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

  • 1981/1989

Start & End Dates

  • 1981 - 1989

Added to The UNT Digital Library

  • Dec. 21, 2015, 10:25 a.m.

Description Last Updated

  • Dec. 22, 2015, 6:22 a.m.

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Khan, Naeem. Evening Jacket, physical object, 1981/1989; (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc795250/: accessed May 29, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT College of Visual Arts + Design.