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Collection Zandra Rhodes Digital Study Collection
Designer Zandra Rhodes (British, born 1940)
Season Autumn/Winter 1973
Fashion Collection Name The Shell Collection
Style Number 73/3
Style Number Page 30
Butterfly Number 72
Description Full-length quilted black wool felt coat with elbow-length sleeves and a fish tail hem; the large circular stand-up collar and exaggerated lapels are in pink with appliquéd shells.
Place Of Origin London (designed)
Objects coat
Main Fabric wool felt
Techniques appliquéd, quilted
Colourway black embroidered with shocking pink
Credit Line Mannequin courtesy of Rootstein
Keywords seashells, powerful, heavy
Copyright © Zandra Rhodes 2012.
Terms Of Use Available for use in learning, teaching, and research, under the terms of a non-commercial Creative Commons Licence (CC BY-NC-SA).
Notes In the book: The Art of Zandra Rhodes (Rhodes and Knight 1984) this coat is shown as butterfly no. 72 and is shown photographed flat (p. 116).

A similar quilted coat (or jacket) is shown styled on the poster for Zandra Rhodes' 1973 The Shell Collection.
Location Zandra Rhodes Archives, London, UK

 

 

 

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