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Dorothy Perkins (Arcadia Group), evening dress

Core Record

Title evening dress
Collection Museum of Design in Plastics: Arts University Bournemouth
Manufactured For Dorothy Perkins (Arcadia Group)
Date circa 1988-1989
Description A knee length cocktail dress, from the 1980s, in black polyester with chiffon layered ruffles at the hem and gathered chiffon straps. The fabric from which this garment is made is very elastic in nature which, when combined with elasticated vertical seams to give a rouched effect, makes the dress very figure hugging. It is trimmed at the front centre with a black rose made from the same chiffon as the straps and ruffles.
Accession Number AIBDC : 001269
Dimensions length 1150mm
Materials textile plastic, polyester, chiffon
Notes Everyday objects, such as those in this collection, are sometimes difficult to research. If you have any information about this object please contact the museum on modip@aub.ac.uk.
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Method machine stitched



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