Jacket

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Jacket of white re-embroidered St. Gallen lace. Knee-length, center front opening with three snaps. Bracelet length sleeves. Collarless, with rounded neckline with scallops following the lace. Unlined. Designer's label at inside right under-arm: "Balenciaga / 10 Avenue George V Paris". With accompanying belt/sash of white satin. Reinforced at center, but single thickness at ends, which tie.

Creation Information

Balenciaga, Cristóbal 1960/1968.

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

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Description

Jacket of white re-embroidered St. Gallen lace. Knee-length, center front opening with three snaps. Bracelet length sleeves. Collarless, with rounded neckline with scallops following the lace. Unlined.

Designer's label at inside right under-arm: "Balenciaga / 10 Avenue George V Paris".

With accompanying belt/sash of white satin. Reinforced at center, but single thickness at ends, which tie.

Notes

In donor's description, Mrs. de Osborne stated: "White lace jacket with its white satin belt. This is St. Gallen lace -- RE-embroidered by hand. Balenciaga made it to wear over a plain black sheath of an evening dress I gave you earlier; also, over any of the short cocktail dresses I gave you."

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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

  • 1960/1968

Start & End Dates

  • 1960 - 1968

Added to The UNT Digital Library

  • Dec. 21, 2015, 10:25 a.m.

Description Last Updated

  • Dec. 26, 2015, 9:51 p.m.

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Balenciaga, Cristóbal. Jacket, physical object, 1960/1968; (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc795315/: accessed December 12, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT College of Visual Arts + Design.