Object Name: dress & outfit
Artist/Maker: Rhodes, Zandra
Role in production: Maker
Place of Creation: London, England
Accession Number: 1998.159
Credit: Manchester City Galleries
Short dress in ivory natural silk, printed with red and blue zigzags (a design called "Sparkle" based on slashed Elizabethan/Jacobean doublets seen at the V and A). Slashes are incorporated in the design; and the bodice is smocked, front and back; unlabelled but Zandra Rhodes.
Plain blue silk shorts with zigzag unhemmed edges, seams to sides and cf and cb; cb zip; narrow covered elastic waistband.
Type: (L (shorts; max) : 16 in)
Depth: 16 inches