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1974-1975 evening dress (1975.50)

Object Name: dress

Artist/Maker: Rhodes, Zandra
Role in production: Designer
Place of Creation: England
Date: 1974

Accession Number: 1975.50
Credit: Manchester City Galleries

Physical Description

Medium / Material
  • silk
  • chiffon
Support
 
Technique
  • printed
Description

Pink silk crepe chiffon, printed in cream, dark grey and brown with design entitled "Lilies of the Field", consisting of very stylised lily motifs, geometric patterns and written phrases incorporating the words "lilies", "leaves", "grass" and "Zandra Rhodes". Dress cut in basic t-shape with deep v neckline at front and very wide, open sleeves. Full skirt gathered onto slightly raised, elasticated waistline. Bodice lined with plain pink chiffon.

Separate sash of pink silk satin, widening from 5.5 cm at centre to 18cm at each end.

Dimensions

Type: Length (dress)
Height: 145.5 cm
Width:
Depth:

Type: Waist
Height:
Width: 61.5
Depth:

Type: Circumference (hem)
Height:
Width: 402
Depth:

Type: Length (sash)
Height: 145.5
Width:
Depth: