Object Detail


Maker and Role
DuPont Co. (E. I. du Pont de Nemours & Co.) (estab. 1802, closed 2017), Manufacturer
Phyllis Bianchi Lange (b.1922, d.2010), Designer
Date
1967-1968
Object Type
Media
Qiana
Dimensions
60 x 18" (152.4 x 45.7cm)
Description
DuPont commissioned American fashion designer Phyllis Bianchi Lange whose specialty was wedding gowns to design and make this gown out of Qiana for promotional purposes. Qiana's silk-like, wrinkle-resistance appearance is very evident in this gown.

Qiana was introduced to the public on June 27, 1968. This wedding gown is part of Hagley's DuPont Fiber "Firsts" collection.
Collection
DuPont Company
Object No
86.4.2
Currently on Display
No

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