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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 71/3
Style Number Page 13
Butterfly Number 37
Description Short dress, unlined; the bodice is smocked at the centre front and centre back with red and green thread; the fabric is slashed in line with the print; red satin stitched side and sleeve seams; pinked outside seam edges, hem and neckline.
Place Of Origin London (designed)
Objects dress
Main Fabric Habotai silk
Techniques pinked edges, screen printed, smocked, slashed, satin stitched
Textile Print Design Name Sparkle
Colourway cream printed with burnt sienna, cobalt, turquoise
Credit Line Mannequin courtesy of Rootstein
Keywords zig zag, geometric
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 dress featured in a fashion spread in Vogue (Monsef et al 2005, p.74). The dress is also known as butterfly no. 37 and was shown in another Vogue photograph (Rhodes and Knight 1984, p. 66) and photographed flat (Ibid, p. 73).
Location Zandra Rhodes Archives, London, UK



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