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dress 1998.159

Object Name: dress & outfit

Artist/Maker: Rhodes, Zandra
Role in production: Maker
Place of Creation: London, England
Date: 1970

Accession Number: 1998.159
Credit: Manchester City Galleries

Physical Description

Medium / Material
  • silk
Support
 
Technique
  • woven
Description

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.

Dimensions

Type: (L (shorts; max) : 16 in)
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Width:
Depth: 16 inches

Type: Waist
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