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De la Renta, Navy/White Dress

Description

Navy and white cotton cloque pique sleeveless ankle length gown with circle motifs; bodice is white with navy circles and skirt is the reverse; black beaded trim around bodice armholes, center front seam to waistline and around waistline seam. Dress has a 3" wide flat collar with points at front and back; navy with white circle print. Bodice: white with navy circles; sleeveless, front waistline darts, center front open for 6" at neckline with seam below to waistline; hook and eye at center front neckline. Looped braid with black beads along center of braid outlines armhole, traces center front bodice seam (left and right of seam) and trims waistline seam. Back bodice: neckline darts; center back zipper closure. Waistline stay. Gathered floor length skirt with side seam pockets; navy with white circles. Bodice underlined; skirt lined with lightweight cotton fabric. Wide hem and seams.

Source

HCT.1995.735.1

Date

1967-1969

Provenance

Gift of Mrs. John W. Kessler

Designer

Oscar de la Renta

Decade

1960-1969

Files

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Collection

Citation

“De la Renta, Navy/White Dress,” Fashion2Fiber, accessed December 7, 2019, https://fashion2fiber.osu.edu/items/show/4916.

Item Relations

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