Evening Dress Metadata

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Title

  • Main Title Evening Dress

Creator

  • Designer: Givenchy, Hubert de, 1927-
    Creator Type: Personal

Contributor

  • Donor: de Osborne, Claudia Heard
    Contributor Type: Personal

Date

  • Creation: 1960/1979

Language

  • No Language

Description

  • Content Description: Cream silk jersey evening dress / ballgown with beaded decoration and matching belt. A) Full-length gown, bodice embellished with hand-embroidered stylized leaves/buds in cream on a ground of silver, green, and mauve beads. Shoulders and thin collar with solid fields of beading. Short, wide sleeves edged with silver and clear beads. Center back opening with hook-and-eyes at top and bottom, no closure along mid-back. Plain cream silk jersey skirt, gathered into waist. Closure at right hip, with band of hook-and-eyes along back waistline, and series of hidden snaps down from waistline. Bodice lined in silk gauze, skirt lined in heavier cream silk. Inner grosgrain ribbon waistband with hook-and-eye closure. Designer's label at inside waistband: "Givenchy"; under designer's label is hidden design/style # tag with handwritten notation: "54783" B) Belt of cream silk gauze-backed silk jersey, 2" wide x 30" long, completely covered in beading matching bodice. Hook-and-eye closure at ends. No marks/labels on belt.

Subject

  • Art and Architecture Thesaurus (Getty): Dresses (Garments)
  • Art and Architecture Thesaurus (Getty): Beadwork
  • University of North Texas Libraries Browse Structure: Social Life and Customs - Clothing
  • Art and Architecture Thesaurus (Getty): Embroidery

Primary Source

  • Item is a Primary Source

Coverage

  • Start Date: 1960
  • End Date: 1979
  • Place Name: France - Île-de-France Region - Département de Ville de Paris - Paris

Collection

  • Name: Texas Fashion Collection
    Code: TXFC

Institution

  • Name: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design
    Code: UNTCVA

Rights

  • Rights Access: public
  • Rights License: by-nc-nd
  • Rights Statement: All Texas Fashion Collection content and images are copyrighted.

Resource Type

  • Physical Object

Format

  • Image

Identifier

  • Accession or Local Control No: 1982.028.020
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc87027

Note