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Collection Zandra Rhodes Digital Study Collection
Designer Zandra Rhodes (British, born 1940)
Season Spring/Summer 1970
Fashion Collection Name The Ukraine and 'Chevron Shawl'
Style Number 70/11
Style Number Page 6
Butterfly Number 24
Description Full-length evening dress with long full loose sleeves and a small high satin bodice; the shape of the sleeves and skirt is dictated by the ruched and gathered silk chiffon; the sleeve openings and hem are edged in blue satin ribbon.
Place Of Origin London (designed)
Objects evening dress
Main Fabric silk chiffon
Additional Fabrics acetate satin
Techniques screen printed
Textile Print Design Name Giant Snail Flower
Colourway white printed with black, blue and pink
Credit Line Mannequin courtesy of Rootstein
Keywords hippy, romantic, voluminous
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 dress is butterfly no. 24 and is shown photographed flat (p.48) and in a photograph by David Bailey (p.51). This dress is described as having used 12 yards of silk chiffon.
Location Zandra Rhodes Archives, London, UK

 

 

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