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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 71/34
Style Number Page 16
Butterfly Number 43
Description Dress with circular skirt to above the knee; black satin square yoke (front and back) with yellow satin stitching and an appliquéd Button Flower motif; long full sleeves printed in Button Flower with elasticated cuffs; tassel-edged sleeve caps in the Frilly print; dress lined in satin.
Place Of Origin London (designed)
Objects dress
Main Fabric acetate satin
Techniques ornamented, satin stitched, screen printed, appliquéd
Textile Print Design Name Button Flower, Frilly
Credit Line Mannequin courtesy of Rootstein
Exhibition History Zandra Rhodes Retrospective Collections 1969 - 1999, Paris Fashion Week 2012/13, 29 February 2012.
Zandra Rhodes: A Lifelong Love Affair with Textiles, Fashion and Textile Museum, London, 1 June 2004 - 31 December 2004.
Colourway red printed with blue, burgundy, black; and lemon yellow printed with blue, red, black
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. 43 in The Art of Zandra Rhodes and is shown photographed flat (Rhodes and Knight, 1984, p. 84).

The construction of the circular skirt is described in the Zandra Rhodes Retrospective fashion show handlist as follows: made up of thirteen complete circles: The first layer consisting of one circle, the second of three circles and the third of nine circles.
Location Zandra Rhodes Archives, London, UK



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