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Collection Zandra Rhodes Digital Study Collection
Designer Zandra Rhodes (British, born 1940)
Season Spring/Summer 1971
Fashion Collection Name Elizabethan Slashed Silk Collection
Style Number 71/16
Style Number Page 12
Butterfly Number 32
Description Kaftan in silk chiffon with velvet ribbon applique around the v-neckline, centre front and centre back; the long very full sleeves are extended below the knee-length hem. The centre front, and centre back, of the kaftan features silk chiffon cut in the shape of feathers (at the edge of the Indian Feather Border print).
Place Of Origin London (designed)
Objects kaftan
Main Fabric silk chiffon
Techniques hand rolled hem, screen printed, top-stitched
Textile Print Design Name Indian Feather Border
Credit Line Mannequin courtesy of Rootstein
Colourway ivory printed with red, blue, turquoise
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 This is Butterfly No. 32 in The Art of Zandra Rhodes and is shown photographed flat (1984, p. 62). The kaftan displayed flat forms a rectangle shape with the neck and hand openings fitting into this shape.
Location Zandra Rhodes Archives, London, UK



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