Object Detail


Maker and Role
DuPont Co. (E. I. du Pont de Nemours & Co.) (estab. 1802, closed 2017), Manufacturer
Oscar de la Renta (b.1932, d.2014), Designer
Date
1967-1968
Object Type
Media
Qiana
Dimensions
54 x 32" (137.2 x 81.3cm)
Description
DuPont commissioned American fashion designer Oscar de la Renta to design and make this Evening Dress out of Qiana for promotional purposes. This Oriental-style dress with its colorful pattern looks like a kimono. Qiana held colors extremely well, which is very evident in this dress.

Qiana was introduced to the public on June 27, 1968. This dress is part of Hagley's DuPont Fiber "Firsts" collection.
Collection
DuPont Company
Object No
86.4.10.2
Currently on Display
No

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