Ensemble - Dress and Cape

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Daytime dress ensemble of cream wool twill with black abstract window pane plaid of stripe and dot print. A) Dress in modified sheath style. Sleeveless. Shallow scooped neckline has split at at center front seam. Below knee length. Pleat at center front hemline has split on inside seam. Side slit pockets. Center back zipper closure with hook & eye. Lined in ivory silk crepe. B) Cape. Waist length with convertible collar. Center front closure of two circular black plastic buttons with bound buttonholes. Lined in silk matching pattern of outer garment. Designer's label at center back neckline: "Galanos"

Creation Information

Galanos, James 1960.

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

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  • Galanos, James Galanos, James (b. Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA, 1924 - )

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Daytime dress ensemble of cream wool twill with black abstract window pane plaid of stripe and dot print.

A) Dress in modified sheath style. Sleeveless. Shallow scooped neckline has split at at center front seam. Below knee length. Pleat at center front hemline has split on inside seam. Side slit pockets. Center back zipper closure with hook & eye. Lined in ivory silk crepe.

B) Cape. Waist length with convertible collar. Center front closure of two circular black plastic buttons with bound buttonholes. Lined in silk matching pattern of outer garment.

Designer's label at center back neckline: "Galanos"

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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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  • 1960

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  • Dec. 21, 2015, 10:25 a.m.

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  • Dec. 26, 2015, 5:52 a.m.

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Galanos, James. Ensemble - Dress and Cape, physical object, 1960; (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc795297/: accessed September 25, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT College of Visual Arts + Design.