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Collection Zandra Rhodes Digital Study Collection
Designer Zandra Rhodes (British, born 1940)
Season Autumn/Winter 1971
Fashion Collection Name Paris, Frills and Button Flowers
Style Number 71/27
Style Number Page 16
Butterfly Number 47
Description Knee-length coat; long full sleeves ending in elasticated cuffs in ivory acetate satin printed with the Button Flower print in pink, lemon, grey; green rayon satin bodice in the Frilly Flower print; and a skirt of ivory acetate satin printed with red, yellow, blue (Button Flower). The shaped bodice opening is highlighted in printed red satin bias binding with brightly coloured buttons.
Place Of Origin London (designed)
Objects coat
Main Fabric acetate satin, rayon satin
Techniques quilted, screen printed, satin stitched
Textile Print Design Name Button Flower, Frilly Flower
Colourway ivory printed with red, yellow, blue (Button Flower); ivory printed with pink, lemon, grey (Button Flower); green printed with red (Frilly Flower)
Credit Line Mannequin courtesy of Rootstein
Exhibition History Zandra Rhodes: A Lifelong Love Affair with Textiles, Fashion and Textile Museum, London, 1 June 2004 - 31 December 2004.
Keywords Pop Art, Russian, rich peasant
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. 47 in The Art of Zandra Rhodes and is shown photographed flat (Rhodes and Knight, 1984, p. 84) as well as worn by a model in a photograph by Clive Arrowsmith (p. 89).

This dress is noticeably heavy due to the amount of fabric used.
Location Zandra Rhodes Archives, London, UK

 

 

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