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dress 1997.8

Object Name: mini dress

Artist/Maker: Clark, Ossie
Role in production: Designer
Place of Creation: Europe, United Kingdom, England, London
Date: 1968-1969

Accession Number: 1997.8
Image Copyright: ©Manchester City Galleries
Credit: Manchester City Galleries

Physical Description

Medium / Material
  • rayon
Support
 
Technique
  • woven
Description

Mini-dress in printed and plain black rayon cut with bodice section and short cap sleeves in a Birtwell print comprising stylised floral and geometric motifs in black and mauve on white. Low curving V-neckline, with attached ties at neck; skirt section rises from waist level to meet this neckline. Unlined.
printed labels, cb neck "Designed by Ossie Clark for Radley" and "Print by Celia Birtwell"
Wearer aquired it secondhand from shop on the Portobello Rd in London for £3.
The Ossie Clark for Radley label began in 1968.
Celia Birtwell dated the print to her Kimono collection, c1967.

Dimensions

Type: (L : 37 in)
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Depth: 37 inches

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