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3 Piece Cocktail Suit

Style Period

1980s

Designer

Ungaro

Label

Ungaro Paris CREEDS PARALLELE

Description

Evening three-piece ensemble with a lame skirt and jacket and brocade skirt. To begin, the bustier has a side zipper closure, side seams, two vertical rows of stitching on the front and back. The princess-style jacket is made of the same material with two darts along the front and back bodice, wide triangular lapels that point to the bust, large 3/4 length puffy sleeves with gathering at the top shoulders, a synched waist and full peplum side panels that gather along the back of the jacket. In addition, there is a vertical row of four pearl buttons along slits/ closures on the back of the sleeves. The skirt is made of gold brocade that is gathered horizontally along the entire skirt. In addition, there is a welted back seam, side darts and a centre-back zipper closure.

Tags

main dress
evening suit
women's
off white
gold
lame
brocade

Donor

Mrs. Thor Eaton

Accession Number

1-988-13-03100