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Wedding skirt

Description: Chinese Wedding Skirt for a Member of the Court. Mid-calf length wrap-style skirt comprised of two panels of red brocade silk with chrysanthemum pattern attached to 2.25" waistband of green wool; panels connect with interior button of green wool and skirt is secured with ties of green wool that wrap around the waistband. Panels are unadorned where wrap overlaps and finely pleated where panel is visible. On pleated sections are long strips of dark blue silk piped and backed in light blue silk; strips are decorated with silk and metallic embroidery with floral, dragon, and geometric designs, and at the bottom each strip has a modified fleur-de-lis shape and two silk tassels, one of lavender and the other turquoise. Inset into each side section of skirt are rectangular bands of floral embroidery in silk threads on white silk cloth. The bottom of the skirt has a bands of white and blue silk with embroidery, which are also pleated where visible. Primary background cloth of skirt is red silk. Side panels are lined with turquoise silk fabric. Inside labels from Neiman Marcus and The People’s Republic of China indicate the skirt was probably bought during an Asian Fortnight in 1962 or 1969.
Date: 1911/1930
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Ceremonial skirt

Description: Ceremonial Skirt of ochre-orange cotton with purple stripes and metallic thread. One piece of fabric sew into a floor-length tube, with tripes running horizontally. Textile created on a backstrap loom, design motifs hand embroidered with couched metallic threads, with decorative band of densely-embroidered geometric motifs at the bottom hem.
Date: 1930/1939
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Skirt

Description: Red silk cheongsam style skirt - ankle length taper off skirt fully lined with silk crepe. Hand embroidered silk design motifs - Vertical gold rickrack creates the illusion of the traditional aproned skirt popular in the Qing Dynasty. This is probably a transitional garment going from the ancient style to the more contemporary garments of the 1920's and 1930's. There is a Neiman Marcus and a People’s Republic of China label inside.
Date: [1911..1930]
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Skirt

Description: Skirt of yellow and black plaid cotton flannel with thin red and white lines. Plain waistband with button, zipper closure below. 8 gored-skirt gathers into waistband. Unlined. Designer's label: Rectangular white tag with printed black coronet crossed by a "T" with very long stem, intersecting a small "o" at lower edge of coronet. Size label: "M" Content/Care label: (very faded): "100% Cotton / Hand Wash Cold / Drip Dry / Made in USA"
Date: 1985/1989
Creator: Oldham, Todd
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Evening skirt

Description: Skirt of beige silk. Full-length, gathered into 1" waistband. Side-seam pockets. Lined in beige chiffon; center back zipper. "Oscar de la Renta" "Made / In U.S.A" Care tag Union label "6"
Date: 1995/2005
Creator: de la Renta, Oscar
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Skirt

Description: Skirt of woven wool and metallic threads; geometric weave in red, green, gold. Maxi length; bias piping at hem. Pleats at waist sewn down 5". Velour and gold flower applique in red, pink, purple, blue, and green; black chiffon lining. Center back snaps closure with hook-and-bar. Designer's label at right of opening: "Oscar de la Renta" Care/size, dry clean only, 8 Care label with instructions Union label
Date: 1980/1985
Creator: de la Renta, Oscar
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Evening skirt

Description: Evening skirt of black satin. Full length; A-line. Center back opening shows evidence of having a removed zipper; 1" webbed waistband of self has two large hook & eyes. Unlined.
Date: 1948
Creator: Balenciaga, Cristobal, 1895-1972
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Skirt ensemble

Description: Ensemble of shirt and skirt. A) Shirt of multi-colored rayon/nylon. No collar. Elbow-length sleeves. Puckered to look like bubble wrap. Waist length. Pattern of random polka dots. White base with green, yellow, pink, red, blue, black. Shoulder pads. Designer's label at inside center back neckline; "Giorgio Armani / Via Borgonuovo, 21 Milano" B) Skirt of layered silk. Floor length. Under-layer of burnt orange chiffon. Outer layer of mint green floral pattern printed and woven organza. Pockets with sides sewn up. Wide waistband covered in decorative mint green cording. Iridescent buttons at inside front waistband. Plastic snaps at left side closure. Designer's label at inside center back waistband; "Giorgio Armani / Via Borgonuovo, 21 Milano"
Date: Spring 1988
Creator: Armani, Giorgio
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Skirt

Description: Skirt of black wool. Calf-length full skirt is gathered into 1" velvet waistband. The bottom one-third of skirt embellished with velvet and bead trim. Lined in black silk, and with center back zipper. Designer's label: "Oscar de la Renta"
Date: 1995/2005
Creator: de la Renta, Oscar
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Skirt

Description: Skirt of black velvet with satin cord and braided cord embellishment; soft zigzag, vertical stripes of appliqued satin cord; floral motifs of braided cord with brass stud accent; 3 inch waistband with hook and eye closure at side; full-length, A-line with S-patterned applique above hemline and 6 6 inch inner lining at hem of yellow silk faille.
Date: 1950/1955
Creator: Leser, Tina
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Skirt

Description: Full-length straight skirt of black sheer chiffon lined with beige chiffon; covered with tiny black sequins; embroidered with silver sequins, beads, and small brown and white feathers in a foliate/floral motif. Invisible zipper with hook and eye at left side. Designer's label at cb waistband: "Oscar de la Renta" Size: "6" "Made / in U.S.A."
Date: 2004
Creator: de la Renta, Oscar
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Skirt

Description: Skirt of pink silk blend; 1" waistband; center back invisible zipper; knee-length; pink silk lining with brocaded Escada monogram throughout.
Date: 2000/2005
Creator: Stolzenburg, Michael
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Leather skirt

Description: Skirt of black leather. Knee-length, cut-out geometric flower design on bottom part of skirt; hem cut in same design; black beads outline flowers; scattered black sequins. Side centered zipper with hook and eye; no waistband. Designer's label center back: "Oscar de la Renta"
Date: Autumn 2000
Creator: de la Renta, Oscar
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Ribbon skirt

Description: Skirt of open weave silk ribbons. The floor-length skirt is created of loosely woven silk ribbons of yellow, red, blue, green, pink, orange, brown, white, and black, forming a lattice or trellis. It gathers into the orange waistband, which has a single hook-and-eye closure, and is unlined. No labels in garment.
Date: Spring 1996
Creator: Oldham, Todd
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Canvas skirt

Description: Skirt of green duck canvas. Two black leather welt pockets on front; gold zipper pulls. Center front snaps of antique brass with black/gray cat's eye glass.
Date: 1952
Creator: Cashin, Bonnie
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design
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