|Collection||Zandra Rhodes Digital Study Collection|
|Designer||Zandra Rhodes (British, born 1940)|
|Fashion Collection Name||The Shell Collection|
|Style Number Page||30|
|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)|
|Main Fabric||wool felt|
|Colourway||black embroidered with shocking pink|
|Credit Line||Mannequin courtesy of Rootstein|
|Keywords||seashells, powerful, heavy|
|Copyright||© Zandra Rhodes 2012.|
|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|