Dress

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Plum colored polyester chiffon evening dress. Sleeveless empire waist with deep V-neckline. Caplet overdrape covering the upper arms and back. Elastic casing at the empire waist. Knee-length chiffon overskirt embellished with sequin-like clusters of glitter in an arabesque design. Floor-length plum crepe underskirt with chiffon panel from knee level to hem. The chiffon panel is embellished with sequin-like clusters of glitter in an arabesque design. The neckline, caplet, overskirt and underskirt are edged with silver hemtape. Inside, shoulders have small straps and snaps to conceal bra straps. Labels stitched centerback below neckline: Designer label: "Janice Wainwright / at / Forty ... continued below

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Wainright, Janice 1970.

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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 UNT Digital Library, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. It has been viewed 14 times, with 4 in the last month. More information about this object can be viewed below.

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Plum colored polyester chiffon evening dress. Sleeveless empire waist with deep V-neckline. Caplet overdrape covering the upper arms and back. Elastic casing at the empire waist. Knee-length chiffon overskirt embellished with sequin-like clusters of glitter in an arabesque design. Floor-length plum crepe underskirt with chiffon panel from knee level to hem. The chiffon panel is embellished with sequin-like clusters of glitter in an arabesque design. The neckline, caplet, overskirt and underskirt are edged with silver hemtape.
Inside, shoulders have small straps and snaps to conceal bra straps.

Labels stitched centerback below neckline:

Designer label: "Janice Wainwright / at / Forty Seven Poland Street / England"; "Dry Clean Only / [P in circle] Cool iron"; "100% / Viscose"; "GB 10 / USA 8".

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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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  • 1970

Start & End Dates

  • 1970 - 1975

Added to UNT Digital Library

  • July 11, 2016, 4:54 p.m.

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  • July 24, 2019, 12:33 p.m.

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Wainright, Janice. Dress, physical object, 1970; (https://digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc853205/: accessed February 24, 2020), University of North Texas Libraries, UNT Digital Library, https://digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT College of Visual Arts + Design.