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evening dress 2003.56

Object Name: evening dress

Artist/Maker: Vuokko
Role in production: design & make
Place of Creation: Europe, Finland
Date: 1968-9

Accession Number: 2003.56
Image Copyright: ©Manchester City Galleries
Credit: Manchester City Galleries

Physical Description

Medium / Material
  • cotton
Support
 
Technique
  • printed
Description

"Op-art" inspired full-length fitted A-line evening dress in thick white cotton, printed with large black circles; long sleeves; labelled "Vuokko, Finland".
Worn by Mrs Margaret Cullen and bought at a very trendy interior design shop in Chester, which stocked a small selection of imported avant garde clothing.