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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 71/4 and 71/9
Style Number Page 13
Butterfly Number 35 (dress) and 41 (bloomers)
Description Ensemble consisting of dress and bloomers. The short dress is unlined; red and white satin stitched side and sleeve seams; pinked outside seam edges; a folded printed panel in the Sparkle print has been attached with smocking to the yoke area at front and back; the panel, hem and neckline are finished with white bias binding. The bloomers are slashed in line with the Sparkle print; smocking and ties create cuffs at the knee.
Place Of Origin London (designed)
Objects bloomers, dress
Main Fabric Habotai silk
Techniques embroidered, pinked edges, screen printed, smocked
Textile Print Design Name Sparkle
Colourway cobalt blue; ivory printed with burnt sienna, cobalt, turquoise
Credit Line Mannequin courtesy of Rootstein
Keywords knickerbockers
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 The dress is Butterfly No. 35 and the bloomers are Butterfly No. 41 in The Art of Zandra Rhodes (1984, pp. 72-3).
Location Zandra Rhodes Archives, London, UK



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